Kitchen Design Center–Columbia, Maryland

Corporate Headquarters and Distribution Center
9005-C Red Branch Road

Columbia, MD 21045

410.772.3240 (phone)
410.772.1210 (fax)

Columbia Showroom Hours:
Monday through Friday 8:00-4:00

Columbia Showroom and Headquarters

Our Columbia Showroom, which was established in 2003, serves as the corporate office for Kitchen & Bath Creations (KBC). It is home to many of our Kitchen Designers, our Client Care Team, and our Distribution Center.

Our Kitchen Designers

Below are the bios of our Columbia-based kitchen designers. Each of these kitchen designers can help you define your needs, work to help you achieve your desires, and will work within your budget.

Lisa Altman

Lisa has 30 years of remodeling experience and enjoys assisting
builders and remodelers in the design process. She has a degree in Applied Arts and maintains her professional development with continuing education programs and events designed to build on her skill set and knowledge of subject areas essential to the growth and success of the industry.

Lisa is very detail-oriented and focused on the end goal —
providing her clients with the kitchen or bath of their dreams.

Shelly Chavis

Shelly is dedicated to creating meaningful, well-designed
spaces. Pick up a local design magazine, and you just may
see one of her beautiful kitchens or bathrooms featured.
Shelly is very much in tune with her client’s needs and loves
to watch their faces light up as their project is finally unveiled.

Awards and Honors: Shelly’s 2012 Transitional Design
won 1st place on HGTV’s Bang for your Buck!

Client Services Team

Nikki Boyer

Nikki’s been taking care of KBC clients for the past 15 years and is a phenomenal problem solver.

Having gutted and redesigned her own bathrooms, she understands the customer’s point of view and strives to make their remodeling experience a positive one.

Favorite Tool: The Oh-So-Versatile Putty Knife

Wendy Goodnite

Wendy decided 2020 was her year to make a change, and we are happy to have her here at KBC. She has had a rewarding career in client services primarily because she likes helping people.

Wendy is enjoying learning the cabinet industry and looks forward to a rewarding career with KBC.

Betsy Haines

Betsy is Kitchen & Bath Creations’ (KBC) Client Services Manager. She is well seasoned with over 20 years’ experience in the kitchen and bath industry.

During her 10-year-tenure with KBC, she’s been involved with everything from client services, to purchasing, and even installations.

Needless to say, she understands how the process works and the need to have the job completed in a timely manner.

Prior to joining us, Betsy spent many years in the food industry satisfying her first love and perfecting her culinary skills. Come visit our Columbia Showroom; you just may walk out with a tasty treat!

The Importance of Your Kitchen Cabinets

As today’s heart of the home, the kitchen adds tremendous value, and kitchen cabinetry is the largest and most important piece of your investment. Cabinets make the kitchen. They determine its look and feel.

However, kitchen design goes far beyond getting the cabinets right. The layout needs to be well suited to your space for optimum organization of the kitchen.

KBC supplies custom cabinets with unique construction options, finishes, and functions designed to suit your personal needs—the sky is the limit! Our Columbia showroom is set up for customers to view a wide variety of cabinetry brands that cater to their personal style.

Cabinet Style

You will want to make sure that the style of your kitchen cabinets works well in the kitchen but also blends properly with the rest of your home and in particular the rooms and areas immediately adjacent to the kitchen.

What’s your design style–Traditional, Modern, Contemporary, Transitional? The general rule on kitchen cabinet style is to select a cabinet style that is consistent with the rest of your home’s design style.


The style of the cabinets will be significant to the color choices you make–color and style need to match. The color needs to work with both your personal taste and match other elements of the kitchen, such as appliances, backsplash, flooring, etc.

Blues, grays, and whites are among the most popular color choices for 2020.

Cabinet Storage

Many people underestimate the need to design in proper storage. It is probably a good idea to have more storage rather than less. One way to estimate storage would be to take an inventory of everything you will want to store in your kitchen. Then add 10-20% more storage.

When working with our Columbia kitchen designers, they will ask the right questions and show you kitchen design examples so that your kitchen will be the best it can be.

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This gallery will give you a sense of how you can get some wonderful ideas for your new kitchen.

Kitchen Design Resources

Here are some additional resources that you may find helpful.

Kitchen Design Checklist

Kitchen Project Budget Worksheet (PDF Download)

Kitchen Design Center
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Columbia Showroom Exterior

Columbia Kitchen Design
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