With over 25 years of kitchen, bath and interior design experience, KE Design Studio partner Sydney Doulames, CKD, has garnered a reputation as one of California’s leading designers and innovator.
Sydney is a Certified Kitchen Designer CKD, with her core competency in doing very complex kitchen space planning and designing. She has built her reputation on satisfying clients’ by understanding their lifestyles and how to shape kitchens and baths to the buyer.
“Sydney attributes her large referral based clientele by working with her 5 Principles of Designing. These five principles work towards helping her clients visualize and to demonstrate what the kitchen will look and function like. Sydney understands to stay competitive in the kitchen and bath market, designers must show that they know how to build for more than one type of client.
Her key to a great kitchen design culminates from being creative and it also comes from having experience in the actual drafting of the design blueprints for the implementation of the actual cabinets orders that finalize the actual installations. It is at this initial stage that she finds the importance for her attention to detail resulting in a collaborative effort with her clients. She continues to thrive by her philosophy of ” Doing It Right The First Time.”
A graduate of U.C. Berkeley and non-active member of the State Bar of California, Victor transitioned out of corporate management to a creative design path over 10 years ago.
He uses his technical background and dedication to detail as a foundation for space planning and creating beautiful spaces for his clients. He sees a project from conception to installation, assuring that the design concept is cohesive and carried through to the very last detail. His goal is to provide outstanding personal service and quality in design while maintaining the highest standard of excellence in everything he does.
“I enjoy the design process, walking my clients through the project step by step. There is nothing more satisfying than seeing what was originally on paper come to life and watching my client’s lives enhanced by their new space.”
Judy left the corporate finance world to follow her passion in design. She completed the interior design program at Saddleback College with honors and is an allied member of ASID. She is a Certified Interior Designer.
Judy believes that asking a lot of questions and listening to her clients needs is essential to a successful remodel. “Our clients are very involved in the design process; after all, it’s their home and their dream.” She prides herself in treating every client as if he or she were her only client.
“When homeowners become our clients, they don’t have to worry about whether they are make the right choices. I do a lot of handholding to guide them in making choices they will enjoy for many years to come.”