Kitchens by Design

Thank you for visiting Kitchens by Design, a Vermont family-owned, mother-daughter design team, Becky White and Ali O'Grady. We’re delighted to share a bit about our backgrounds and design expertise with you.

Becky opened Kitchens by Design in Georgia, VT in 2006. She brings over thirty years of experience designing and selling cabinetry and countertops in Chittenden, Franklin, Lamoille, and Grand Isle Counties. Becky brings a thorough understanding of the construction process and an aptness for creating budgets and timelines with her clients. With knowledge of the local market and an eye for adding re-sale value through remodeling and construction projects, Becky’s background is essential to realizing sustainable design plans rich in beauty and functionality. Becky is an active member of the Remodeler’s Council, the Home Builders and Remodelers Association of Northern Vermont, and the National Kitchen and Bath Association. Becky has been a Certified Green Professional since 2010.

Ali O'Grady has over twelve years experience designing kitchens. Ali is a very active member of the building and remodeling community. She served as Past Chair, Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and Project Chair on the Remodeler’s Council. Ali has been on the Board of Directors for the Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Northern Vermont for eight consecutive years. She is a member of the National Kitchen and Bath Association. She has been a Certified Green Professional since 2010.

Candlelight Cabinetry
Waypoint Living Spaces
Wolf Classic Cabinetry


Cathy Merrill
Relationship: Kitchens by Design was a subcontractor for the contractor who built our house.
Project Date: May 2018

The staff at Kitchens by Design was thorough, available, and always professional. Becky White listened to our concerns, provided solutions, and followed through to provide us with a beautiful, functi... Read More

Jennifer Nicholls
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Jun 2018

We completely gutted our kitchen; everything from the floor to ceiling was new! My husband and I both work full time, and it was entirely intimidating to take on this big project. Thank goodness for... Read More

Relationship: Client
Project Date: Mar 2016

My husband and I are happy to provide a glowing reference for Ali White of Kitchens by Design in Georgia, Vermont. We recently moved to the area and needed advice for our new home's design. By a s... Read More

Relationship: Client
Project Date: Jul 2014

I worked with Becky & Ali from Kitchens By Design for the better part of 2014 as I added a dining room to my home and renovated the kitchen. Becky was the primary designer of the kitchen and did a fa... Read More

Great Northern Construction
Relationship: Colleague
Project Date: May 2015

I am a project manager for Great Northern Construction and have used KBD many, many times over the years. Becky and Ali are not only knowledgeable about product and design but are very easy and fun t... Read More

Relationship: Client
Project Date: Feb 2016

Consumers beware. You will have to pay $75 for them to come to your home. Then, you will have to pay $2,500 to receive a copy of the design they come up with you, whether it is suitable for your spa... Read More

Michelle Demers
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Jul 2015

My small condo kitchen had never been renovated in the 30 years that we've lived here and needed an upgrade badly but I didn't know where to start. So I hired Ali White of Kitchens by Design, and it h... Read More

Relationship: Client
Project Date: Jul 2014

My kitchen was small and not well thought out, it was showing its age and didn't match the quality you would expect in town. I had no experience designing or building kitchens so hiring a professional... Read More

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Vermont Home Builders & Remodelers Association
Better Homes Awards

2011 Best Renovated Kitchen
2014 Best New Kitchen
2015 Best Renovated Kitchen
2016 Best Renovated Kitchen