Company founder, Molly Erin McCabe, AKBD, CGP, CAPS, is an award winning designer, author, presenter, educator and community volunteer.
A Kitchen That Works LLC (AKTW) provides comprehensive design and construction services for residential remodels and new construction to homeowners, architects, contractors and designers. Our collaborative approach renders the perfect combination of a client's style and our expertise while our design-build process embraces transparency and accountability.
We excel at:
- Single room and whole house remodels
- Multi-generational spaces that accommodate people of all physical abilities
- Flexible multi-purpose spaces
- Ergonomic storage
- Cabinetry & countertops
- Low maintenance, high durability sustainable materials
- Universal design products
- Energy and water efficient systems and fixtures
- Lighting and lighting controls
- Residential remodels
- Sustainable residential projects
- Developing realistic budgets and project time lines
- We listen to client needs and provide cost respectful solutions for their issues and desires
- We collaborate with our clients and our allied trades because we believe everyone brings something of value to the table
- We take an integrated approach to designing and building that ensures that the remodel of each room enhances the home overall
- We incorporate sustainable design and build principals throughout a project that add little or no additional cost(s) to the project
In Memory of the man who has inspired many of my designs — Gerald "Jerry" Lawrence McCabe 1927-2010
A free spirit who lived life to the fullest and with no regrets.
Born and raised in Long Beach, CA, he was an award winning mid-century modernist furniture designer, known for his contribution to Pierre Koenig's Case Study House #21 and many other published projects. Jerry was the founder of the legendary folk music emporium McCabe's Guitar Shop in Santa Monica, CA. He enjoyed teaching design as well as yoga, sailing, restoring old Citroens and boats, racing cars and operating a tugboat.
He taught us what it looks like to live in the moment and to not judge that moment, but to simply enjoy it. He also taught us to see what other people perceive as short comings are gifts in disguise.