Marvin F. Stich, AKD

Marvin F. Stich, AKD


To My Clients:

My philosophy is simple:  with many years of experience and a vision for the best use of space, I promise to create for you a very special, one of a kind, Chef-Inspired designer kitchen.  I will deliver a plan for a dramatically well lighted room in your home where I feel quite sure you will enjoy many years of cooking and sharing time with family and friends.  It is my passion to make sure that your new designer kitchen truly reflects your “Life-Style & Personality.”

As an AKD (Architectural Kitchen Designer), I also adhere to a “Code of Professional Conduct” which assures you of my integrity and desire to perform my unique talent within your budget.  You will find me sensitive to your needs and requests, and very specific about the coordination and follow up of your project.

I encourage you to ask for references, and if you wish I will make arrangements for you to come visit some of my beautiful kitchens.


Marvin F. Stich, AKD

A native of Louisville, Kentucky, Marvin F. Stich, AKD  (Architectural Kitchen Designer) has been in the kitchen design business for over 30 years.  He started his design career working for the Rueff Lighting Company, where he acquired the knowledge to correctly and dramatically light kitchens and all other areas of the home.

Subsequently Marvin created his own kitchen design business called Kitchen Crafters.  Located in St. Matthews, his full service kitchen design studio provided clients with beautiful creative kitchen designs, custom cabinetry, counter tops, and exclusive lighting.

After selling Kitchen Crafters, Marvin was inspired to continue providing his design services to clients who appreciate a unique and functional design tailored to their individual needs and lifestyle.  M-Marvin Designs was born.  The mission is simple:  To create one of a kind, chef-inspired beautiful designer kitchens that reflect the lifestyle and personality of our clients.

M-Marvin Designs specializes in kitchen remodeling of existing homes, especially older homes.  Additionally M-Marvin Designs specializes in designing ADA compliant and accessible kitchens for clients with physical challenges.

Marvin prides himself on being sensitive to your needs and requests, as well as being meticulous about the design, coordination, and follow up of your project.  You can find some of his designer kitchens in Louisville, New York, Chicago, Atlanta, Charlotte, San Diego, Palm Beach Gardens, and Costa Rica.

Client Testimonials

“Marvin has designed a total of 5 kitchens for my immediate family over the last 19 years.  He is a master at innovative use of space while maintaining a timeless and functional design. ”    -Nancy Shelton, Louisville

“Marvin has designed two kitchens for me over the years, and I can say without hesitation that his work is first rate and his attention to detail is second to none.  His use of space and lighting made a small kitchen feel large and usable.”    -Jeff Kopp, Lexington

“Marvin helped us update our 20 year old kitchen and work with the existing space to create a much more modern functional concept.  10 years later, this kitchen still works for our family. ”   – Kathy K., Louisville