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Cortlandt Manor Kitchen

Kitchen Renovation: Cortlandt Manor Kitchen

It’s all in the details. This beautiful Cortlandt Manor kitchen was custom designed by Kaja Gam Design, Inc. The generous and friendly kitchen is perfect for cooking and spending time with family. A narrow island runs through the center holding glasses, vases and boasts additional storage. The pantry features custom frosted glass panels and vegetable […]

Major Renovation: Harlem NY City 2 Bedroom Apartment

Living Rooms: Harlem NY City 2 Bedroom Apartment

Kaja Gam transformed this 2,000 square foot, loft-like condo on the penthouse floor into a harmonious showpiece apartment! The result is a space both the husband and wife agree that they love living and entertaining in. The owners of a new Harlem NY City 2 Bedroom Apartment needed a full update to accommodate their needs and […]

Zen Modern Spa in the Woods

Zen Modern Spa in the Woods

Introducing a zen modern spa in the woods. A cool retreat with a deep soaking tub, and custom built bamboo accessory wall. Comfort and mininal design is part of this spa with a built-in seat and a shower that lets the exterior and interor blend. It is all in the details We custom built the […]


The Importance of Flow for Outdoor Living

Anyone who’s involved in home design, construction, or renovation talks a lot about flow – the interior flow of a house, how rooms and hallways connect, and the access between floors. In the summertime, it’s the flow between the inside and the outside of a home that becomes of paramount importance. Here’s where some thoughtful […]

Creating a Harmonious Showpiece Apartment; Helping design opposites attract

A Manhattan couple, Rick and Martha, hired Kaja Gam Design to do a complete make-over for their new Harlem apartment—a 2,000 square foot, loft-like condo on the penthouse floor. They wanted something different from the apartment they had just left, and they wanted it to be impressive. The problem was that Rick and Martha had […]

Kaja Gam Design of Ossining Receives Best Of Houzz 2015 Award: Her 4th Consecutive Year

Over 25 Million Monthly Unique Users Rated Top-Rated Home Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals in the United States and Around the World Ossining, NY, February 26, 2015 – Kaja Gam Design of Ossining has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” for Customer Satisfaction by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The 22-year old full-service restoration […]

6 Golden Rules of Home Renovation; What investments are important now.

Here is what our clients are telling us about what home renovations are paying off for them. Some decisions you make now will impact what renovations you will take this year and into the next. Coming out of a pleasant, albeit short summer, August and September were busy months with planning and decision making for […]

The Bathroom Spa: A case study

Converting a Basement into a Luxury Home Spa When a client asked Kaja Gam Design to convert the entire lower level of her home into a bathroom spa, they welcomed the opportunity and immediately said “YES.” The setting was perfect for a spa as it had ample space for a freestanding tub and sauna, a […]

Rugs made to order

Rugs are often referred to as the fifth wall, and designers are very specific about where in the design process the rug comes in.  For us, the rug is one of the starting points, after the furniture lay-out and style has been established.  The colors, pattern, shape, and size of a rug frames a room […]

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Whole House Renovation Case Study

For this project Kaja Gam Design was hired to do a house renovation starting with a kitchen that was more than 40 years old. Knowing that the client traveled often to the Far East for business, was the father of two children and was passionate about cooking, Kaja suggested a “family-friendly chef’s kitchen” with an […]