Category Archives: Kitchen

Vacation home in Big Sky, Montana
By November 18, 2016

A recently completed project took us on a journey nearly 1,500 miles from St. Louis to Big Sky, Montana. Built by Blue Ribbon Builders on the 13th hole of the Spanish Peaks golf course, the new construction home serves as a getaway for a St. Louis family. Beck/Allen was involved in the project from the


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Kitchen Design Ideas: Consider alternatives to base cabinets.
By June 8, 2016

A notable trend in kitchen design is a move from the traditional use of door and drawer configurations, to a more frequent use of wide drawers in their place. The homeowner of this recently completed kitchen opted for an entire wall of drawers and raves about the convenience and organization it provides beneath her range. Deep lower drawers are perfect for


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By May 9, 2016

As part of a new construction project, Mike Beck worked closely with the homeowner and St. Louis custom homebuilder St. Albans Construction on this unique kitchen design. Fulfilling the homeowner’s vision would call for a mix of Old World-inspired elements.   Mike worked with distressed and glazed cabinetry from Crystal Cabinet Works and Shiloh Cabinetry using custom panels to conceal appliances. A one-of-a-kind


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By April 30, 2016

Working in partnership with the homeowners, we approached this transitional kitchen design with several objectives in mind. The client expressed a desire for a clean look, incorporating a mix of modern and traditional elements. What was once a dated, 90’s oak kitchen was gutted down to the studs and reimagined by Mike Beck. The entire floorplan


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Classic White Kitchen - Beck/Allen Cabinetry
By April 2, 2016

An awkwardly placed peninsula was the catalyst for an outdated kitchen. Mike Beck worked in partnership with St. Louis interior designer Nancy Spewak to create a traditional white kitchen with an improved traffic flow, functional storage solutions and timeless details. They began by reconfiguring the kitchen, allowing for a large center island. Keyline cabinets in


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