Lee Lumber’s Spaces & Views
583 Elm Place
Highland Park, IL 60035
847-681-0300

Lee Lumber’s Spaces & Views
2310 North Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL  60614
(Cabinetry only)
773-866-2310

Spaces & Views in Lee Lumber
2587 North Elston Avenue
Chicago, IL  60647
773-509-6700

www.leelumber.com

Spaces & Views in Lee Lumber
633 West Pershing Road
Chicago, IL  60609
773-927-8282

www.leelumber.com

What Your Designer Needs to Know

This guide has been designed to help you begin solidifying your dream of a new kitchen. Answering the questions below will help you work through the details of your family's requirements and ultimately plan an exceptional kitchen with your Spaces and Views designer. Please take the time to print out this page and answer the questions. It will be worth it!

Family & Lifestyle

  1. Number of family members: ___
  2. Number and approximate ages of family members:
    __ infants  __ young children  __ teens  __ 20 to 30 yrs
    __ 31 to 40 yrs  __ 41 to 50 yrs  __ 51 to 60 yrs  __ 61 to 70 yrs  __ 70+
  3. If your family has young children, will they be using the kitchen frequently? __ Yes  __ No
  4. How long do you plan on living in the home you are remodeling/building?
    __ 1 to 5 yrs  __ 6 to 10 yrs   __ 11 to 20 yrs  __ 20+
  5. Where does your family eat its meals?
    __ Kitchen  __ Dining Room   Other:______________________
  6. Where will your family eat after you remodel/build?
    __ Kitchen  __ Dining Room  Other:_____________________
  7. Do you require a kitchen table or would you be willing to explore other options if a design could be improved?
    __ A kitchen table is required
    __ A kitchen table is preferred but open to other options
    __ A kitchen table is not necessary
  8. What other activities will take place in your new kitchen?
    __ Laundry  __ Homework  __ Watching TV  __ Paying Bills
    __ Sewing  __ Computer Center   
    Other:_______________________
    Other:_______________________
  9. After your remodel/build will you entertain frequently? __ Yes __ No
    If Yes... What is your entertainment style? __ formal __ informal
    Do you have __ large or  __ small gatherings?
    Do your guests help you in the kitchen when you entertain? __Yes  __ No
  10. How do you shop?
    __ For the week   __ Buy in bulk and freeze   __ For each meal  __ Buy non-perishable items in bulk
    If you buy in bulk, do you require storage in the kitchen for all or most of these items? __ Yes  __ No

Cooking Style

  1. Who is the primary cook? ____________________________
  2. Is the primary cook __ left handed or  __ right handed?
  3. How tall is the primary cook? _______
  4. What is the primary cook's cooking style?
    __ Gourmet Meals  __ Family Meals  __ Quick & Simple Meals __ Bringing Meals Home  __ Baking
  5. What does the primary cook prefer?
    __ No one else in the kitchen while preparing meals.
    __ A helper in the kitchen when preparing meals.
    __ Family or friends visiting during meal preparation.
  6. Does the primary cook have any physical limitations? __ Yes __ No
  7. Who is the secondary cook? __________________________
  8. Do the secondary and primary cook prepare meals together? __ Yes __ No
  9. Is the secondary cook __ left handed or __ right handed?
  10. How tall is the secondary cook? ________
  11. What are the secondary cook's responsibilities?
    __ Preparing side dishes  __ Clean up   __ Assist in preparing main course
  12. Does the secondary cook have any physical limitations? ___________________________________________

Design & Style

  1. What are your color preferences for your new kitchen? _______________________________________________________
  2. Are there colors you would not want in your new kitchen? _______________________________________________________
  3. Have you created a scrapbook of notes, photos, and ideas that you would like to use in your new kitchen?
    __ Yes  __ No
  4. If a design could be greatly improved, would you be willing to make structural changes?
    (i.e. moving windows, doors, and walls)? __ Absolutely not   __ I would consider it
  5. What do you like about your current kitchen?
    _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________
  6. What do you dislike about your current kitchen?
    _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________
  7. Do you require a recycling center in your kitchen? __ Yes  __ No
    If Yes... How many items do you need to sort? ___
  8. Will you be keeping your existing appliances?
    Dishwasher: __ existing  __ new
    Refrigerator: __ existing  __ new
    Oven/Range: __ existing  __ new
  9. What is your style preference for your new kitchen?
    __ contemporary  __ formal  __ country  __ traditional

Time & Budget

  1. When would you like to begin your project?
    ______________ _______________________________________________________
  2. When would you like your project completed?
    ____________ _______________________________________________________
  3. If you are building, is the kitchen in your contract? __ Yes __ No
  4. Do you have a budget for this project? __ Yes: $ ________________

General

  1. Name: _______________________________________________
  2. Address: ____________________________________________
  3. City: _______________________ State: ___ Zip: _______
  4. Home Phone: ___________________________
  5. Work Phone: ___________________________
  6. Fax: __________________________________
  7. New Home Address: ___________________________________
  8. City: _______________________ State: ___ Zip: _______
  9. Builder Name (if applicable): _______________________
  10. Contact Name: ______________________________________
  11. Phone: _______________________________
  12. Fax: _________________________________
  13. Architect Name (if applicable): ____________________
  14. Contact Name: ______________________________________
  15. Phone: _______________________________
  16. Fax: _________________________________
  17. Interior Designer Name (if applicable): ____________
  18. Contact Name: ______________________________________
  19. Phone: _______________________________
  20. Fax: _________________________________