Kitchens By Design

Innovative, one-of-kind solutions for transforming your ideas into a beautiful reality.


Iowa City Showroom looking for experienced sales / design position. Please share!

Photos from Kitchens By Design's post 11/11/2021

Before and after pictures of a remodel in Strawberry Point. Wonderful clients to work with!


It's Industry Tip Tuesday!
When designing your space there is always the question of how to make the area look larger. Here are a few easy tips to consider.


Mood Board Monday!
Julie picked a beach vibe for this chilly November morning 🌴🐢

Photos from Kitchens By Design's post 10/29/2021

Happy Halloween from the Devil, Crayon, Cat, and Scullery Maid! 🎃



Mood Board Monday
Lydia has created a mood board with light tones and black accents to create a farmhouse style while adding a warm terracotta pop of color

Photos from Kitchens By Design's post 10/12/2021

Industry Tip Tuesday
Quartz & Granite Facts


Shout out to Kitchens By Design for supporting Stafford's Presents: Celebrate the Magic of the Y!


It’s Young Professionals Week!

Please share the info of The HBA’s Young Professionals Networking group with other young people in the building / construction industry.

It's Young Professionals Week! Younger workers are key to combatting the construction skilled-trades workforce shortage. We're proud of the IC/CR Young Professionals Network and all it offers. 🎉


Thank you Brogan for chairing the HBA women’s council and the work you put into it.

Today we celebrate our Women's Council, chaired by Brogan Messer of Kitchens By Design! 🎉

Climbing the ladder in any industry can be a challenge without a strong network of support. Our Women’s Council offers networking, philanthropy through its scholarship program fundraising and more. Thank you to all our female members for helping fulfill the American Dream. 👏🏽

Learn more at

Great Western Bank Sobaski Abbey Carpet & Floor Urban Acres Real Estate


We are excited to celebrate careers in construction month! Such a great career path for younger generations to consider.

Today, the Board of Supervisors proclaimed October 2021, as Careers in Construction Month in Johnson County and urges citizens to help increase public awareness of the opportunities available in construction trades professions.

Thank you to The Greater Iowa City Area Home Builders Association for accepting the proclamation.


HBA members and guests aged 35 and younger are invited to an IN PERSON Young Professionals Network social!

Come tour host and sponsor Cabinet Works LLC shop, enjoy snacks and beverages and mingle with mentors. We’ll also have a little competition between youth and “elders.”

Arrive 5:45 – 6:00 p.m. Program begins at 6:00 p.m. RSVP to [email protected] or on the event page by July 16. YPN is co-sponsored by The Greater Iowa City Area Home Builders Association and the Greater Cedar Rapids Housing & Building Association.

NAHB Young Professionals

Photos from Kitchens By Design's post 07/13/2021

A great day for the annual HBA Golf outing! Just a few pictures of the fun shenanigans! Thank you to all who played our silly game! We had a great time with all of you and are proud to be a hole sponsor once again :)

Photos from Kitchens By Design's post 04/14/2021

Here is a lovely kitchen remodel done with Elyse Frantz Shindelar in the Des Moines area. Some will recognize Elyse as a builder in the Iowa City area for many years some time ago. She relocated and reached out when she was ready for her own remodel. We are always thrilled to be a partner with loyal clients of the past!

Photos from Kitchens By Design's post 02/12/2021

This project started with wanting a new updated look for her fireplace. She wanted it lighter than the kitchen but wanted to have it look cohesive. We did cream for the fireplace with a dark mantle to carry in her existing kitchen cabinets then decided to do her uppers to match the fireplace leaving the original bases cabinets. A lot more storage and an updated look! Very happy client!

Photos from Kitchens By Design's post 02/10/2021

This was such a fun project and amazing clients. We called it the “penthouse” as it’s the top floor of a new building. Thank you Brandt’s for trusting KBD with your project!


Come "see us" at the virtual home show! Don't forget to sign up for the daily drawings!

Mark your calendar for Feb. 22 - 28 to experience The Iowa City Area HBA Home Show from your home! That's right, the show is going virtual through a new interactive website! Find it at the same address as in the past: The update will be rolling out soon. Vendor applications are being accepted - don't miss out! Visit the site for details.

Lepic-Kroeger, REALTORS® Collins Community CU Mortgage

Photos from Kitchens By Design's post 01/29/2021

What a fun remodel project on Olive Court in Iowa City. Homeowners were do it yourself ers... and did a great job installing cabinets with the design we created for them. Big difference from the before and after!


New countertop is a great way to update your kitchen. Look how nice this one turned out.


We hope everyone enjoyed the Remodelers Parade this year! Pro Home Solutions did such an amazing job and we are proud to have worked with them on this project. Thank you Michelle Provorse Jay Pro and Tee Ralston for choosing KBD as partners for so many years. This home is for sale and can be yours!


Congratulations Hochstedler Building and Development for winning the Builder Excellence award in the 2020 Parade of Homes. Kevin Hochstedler
and Stephanie Runnells Bennett, thank you for trusting KBD with your projects. Everyone enjoy visiting all the beautiful homes this year.


So many beautiful homes to enjoy! This weekend remodelers parade as well!

New price for tickets this year.

Make sure to bring only small bills or a check. We can't swipe cards or break large bills.

All attendees are required to have a ticket with the exception of babes in arms.

Thanks for supporting The Greater Iowa City Area Home Builders Association and our local builders who have dedicated their time and talent to open their homes to you.

Get all the Parade details here >>>


HBA golf tourney hole sponsor. “Sink it in the sink” chipping contest.


Happy Halloween everyone! Be sure to stay safe out there today. There's nothing more spooky than the first decent snowfall of the year. Bundle up those trick-or-treaters tonight!


Many of the displays now have new homes! Here are the items left. Please let me know if you are interested! These can be reconfigured and used in so many ways!


We have moved locations! Many displays are sold but there are still some to take advantage of!! Please contact me if you would love to see a kitchen, desk area or bar for an amazing price!


7500.00 for a 20,000. Kitchen!! Price includes cabinets and quartz!


3000.00 for entire display with quartz countertop. Huge huge deal! Need to act fast. Showroom will be closed soon.


Come in to see what displays we have to sell for great prices! Here are a few pictures.


After so many years at the same location, we will be moving to a new home soon! 1301 South Gilbert (corner of Gilbert and Hwy 6). We do not have the date but will let you know! Displays for sale at deeply discounted prices!


Congratulations to the Havel family on winning the kids drawing!


Come join our “tailgate” at the Greater Iowa City Area Home Builders homeshow this weekend at the Coralville Marriott! Sign up to win a private tour of the “Little Kinnick”!


Home Show weekend!! Coralville Marriott! Visit us!
Kids drawing at our booth! Family basket with so many fun items and activity passes! Trampoline park, children’s museum, mellow mushroom, ice skating, carousel rides, games and more!!


Thank you for the honor for the second year! We have amazing clients and truly enjoy beautifying homes in our immediate and surrounding communities for over 30 years!

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5 Sturgis Corner Dr
Iowa City, IA

Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 5pm
Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm
Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 8am - 5pm

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