Kristin A. Okeley, CKD, ASID

Watch Designer Video

School: Purdue University
Company: Kitchens By Design
1530 E 86th St
Indianapolis, IN 46240-1986 map
Phone: (317) 815-8880

Follow us online at:

Designer Profile

Design has always been Kristin Okeley’s passion. The space where form and function meet is a magical place. When she started Kitchens by Design in 1999 her vision was to create homes for people that made them feel energized, comfortable, organized, peaceful; a true expression of their personal style. Our mission at Kitchens by Design is to create the most aesthetically pleasing and functionally sound living spaces utilizing products at a price level where cost is greatly surpassed by value. Many people have known us only for our spectacular kitchens, but in fact KBD is a full service design company with services ranging from space planning to general contracting to decorating. Our services are broad. There is little we don’t do but we welcome the opportunity to meet new tradesman, contractors, architects, and designers. So, if you have someone you trust we would love to meet them. We pride ourselves on our creativity, flexibility, productivity, and customer service. Our customers will tell you that Kitchens by Design delivers on time and in budget project after project. Our team is second to none. We are so grateful you found us and we hope we have the opportunity to make magic in your home!

Services Offered

The high energy, creative businesses offer two showrooms that house design studios and workrooms for the highest quality products for the entire house. Kristin Okeley, owner, opened Kitchens by Design in 1999 and KBD Home and Custom Drapery Service in 2013. The full staff of designers offers cutting edge ideas and materials that exude a richness and beauty unparalleled in the Midwest.
Kitchens by Design is an award-winning kitchen design studio but is also known for designing baths, closets and more. KBD is a full-service company with services ranging from space planning to general contracting to decorating.
KBD Home is a boutique of bedding and pillows handcrafted in the on-site workroom of Custom Drapery Service. Custom Drapery Service offers every kind of window treatment from blinds and shutters to drapery. KBD Home also includes distinctive furniture, lighting, custom framing and floral arrangements.

Awards & Publications

2010 Decorators Show House People's Choice Award;2010 Decorators Show House Key Award; Indianapolis Monthly 2009 Dream Home;Juror Position Award "Best of KBIS 2009" K+BB (Kitchen + Bath Business Magazine); Awarded "SHOWROOM OF THE YEAR!" 2007 K+BB (Kitchen + Bath Business Magazine); Qualified Remodeler Magazine Master Design Awards 2009 - Finalist Kitchen Greater than $100,000 Category;National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA Annual Design contest Winner "Best Open Plan Kitchen" - 2007; Home Magazine Grand Prize - Gold Award Annual Kitchen and Bath Design Contest 2007.

Indianapolis Monthly 1999, 2001-2014;NKBA Profile Magazine Winter 2010, Spring 2009, Winter 2009,Winter 2008, Spring 2008;FANtastic Kitchens Fall 2009, Spring 2009, 2006, 2007, 2008;Indianapolis Builders Journal June 2009, Fall 2009; Hudson Mod 2013-2014; Patterns 2013-2014.

KBD Logo
Contemporary kitchen
New York, New York
New York, New York
Traditional kitchen
Traditional Kitchen
Contemporary Kitchen
Traditional Kitchen
Modern Kitchen
Warm wood Kitchen
Warm wood Kitchen
Living Spaces
Country French Hood
Pastel Palette