About Zobel & Co. Kitchens

Design expertise. Patience. And a good sense of humor.

How we work: A process that is inclusive, easy and fun

There’s so much more to kitchen design than crunching measurements through a software program. It’s a time-honored art that takes skill, and intuition. Zobel & Co. Kitchens has decades of experience designing kitchens for new and existing homes—including historical renovations. We’ve earned a reputation for getting it right the first time because we take the time to ask the right questions, study your space, and bring ideas to the table that embody your vision.

With every client, we make the collaboration an extraordinary experience. When you work with Zobel & Co. Kitchens, we begin in our showroom, then visit you at your home. We listen. Observe. Take in the surroundings. We talk about how you use your space. We uncover the unique ways you express yourself, guided by our expertise and well-practiced intuition.

Then we come back to you with an exciting plan, designed inch-by-inch by an artisan to reflect a kitchen where you can instantly imagine all of the memories yet to be made. The quiet mornings with fresh coffee. The busy dinners with friends and family. The special occasions that mark life’s milestones. You’ll sense them all approaching from the moment you walk into your new space.

That’s what happens when a designer is determined to build a space you’ll love from the moment you first meet.

Meet the Team

Arthur Zobel

As a second-generation kitchen designer it’s hard to find a design challenge Arthur can’t meet. Starting his career in his father’s kitchen design showroom, Zobel Kitchens, in Westchester Co. NY, Arthur learned about the ins and outs of cabinet making, how wood and other materials work (or don’t work!) together, and how to meet a client’s vision for a beautiful kitchen with a design that functions flawlessly. The devil is in the details and Arthur knows the devil well. Moving on from Kitchens by Zobel in the late ‘80s, Arthur began designing for the tri-state area’s largest showroom, Majestic Kitchens.

Zobel & Co. Kitchens is his vision of bringing his design talent and the cabinetry he loves to an are that is full of inspiration, beauty, and character – Saratoga and the Adirondacks.

Ginny Brandreth

Marketing director. Bookkeeper. Office Manager. Lunch chef. Ginny’s career has been centered on marketing and brand management for small businesses, and is now focused on the “back of the house” and brand exposure at Zobel & Co. Kitchens.

Dacks

Dacks (short for “Adirondacks”) is our showroom greeter who takes his job very seriously and insists on welcoming everyone who visits us. A “human lover”, Dacks is known to follow our visitors around and sit in on design meetings.

Our Showroom

Located at 11 Broad Street Glens Falls NY

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Partners

The right partners make the best outcome.

With over 45 years in the kitchen design business we’ve come to know the best partners for bringing our designs to life. From standard to custom, we bring you the incredible design partners who will wow you with what they have to offer.

Plain and Fancy Logo

From simple to extraordinary, Plain & Fancy has been creating craftsman quality cabinetry for over 50 years. We have chosen Plain & Fancy because of their attention to detail, the quality of their finishes and their customer service are outstanding. Take a moment to view their video below and hear from George Achey, second generation owner, about what makes their company excel at making cabinetry (see if you can pick which kitchen is Arthur’s!). You’ll see why we love working with these folks.

Visit their website: plainfancycabinetry.com

We chose Cabico because of the quality of their lines of cabinetry that offer quality, functionality, diverse door styles and finishes.

Unique  – Fully customizable series outstanding Cabico craftsmanship

Essence  – affordable semi-custom

Visit their website: cabico.com/en

Elmwood Logo

Elmwood, by Cabico, brings true artistry to their cabinetry. Working with the finest wood and cabinet materials, Elmwood cabinets are fully custom made. No matter what your style is, Elmwood is the perfect choice for luxury custom cabinetry.

Visit their website: elmwoodcabinets.com/en.

Country Roads Logo

Naturally, we are CRAZY about wood and get super jazzed when we can repurpose old wood in a design to create a truly one-of-a-kind kitchen.   Country Roads has been reclaiming barn wood to create beams, cabinets and furniture for over 30 years.  Take a peek at their website and you’ll see why we can spend hours talking with these folks about wood. 

Visit their website: countryroadassociates.com

NatureKast Logo

Finding the right cabinetry to withstand what Mother Nature serves up in the Northeast was key to our decision to partner with Naturekast weatherproof cabinetry. From sub-zero temperatures to blistering 90s, Naturekast products maintain their color and finish year after year. In addition, their line of cabinetry offers a vast choice of door style and colors.

Visit their website: naturekast.com

Brook Logo

Not only are we crazy about wood, we love concrete, copper, stainless, pewter, bronze, zinc and glass, especially when the highly skilled craftsmen at Brooks Custom create countertops and backsplashes out of these materials for our kitchens. Brooks Custom is highly acclaimed for their exceptional design, fabrication, installation and customer service.

Visit their website: brookscustom.com.

Hafele Logo

When it comes to cabinetry it’s what you don’t see is as important as what you do, that’s why we choose Hafele cabinet hardware products. From external drawer hardware like pulls and knobs, to interior hardware and lighting that truly make your kitchens a breeze to work in, Hafele delivers innovation and quality to custom cabinetry. You’ll be amazed by difference their products make in the fashion and functionality of your cabinetry, closets and storage areas.

Visit their website: hafele.com/us/en.

Adirondack Logo

Counter tops are crowning glory to your cabinetry so ensuring they are fabricated perfectly is essential. We chose Adirondack Precision Cut Stone for our stone and quartz countertop fabrication and installation because we know the attention to detail they put into every job.

Visit their website: adirondackgranite.com

Green River Logo

The Green River Stone Company offers the finest in natural art, fossil fish, and stone products. Their fossil-rich calcium carbonate shale is from a private quarry in Southwestern Wyoming. Deposited 50 million years ago as sediment in a large freshwater lake, they produce individual fossil specimens, artistic fossil murals, and other stone products.

Visit their website: greenriverstone.com

Earl B Feiden Logo

For nearly 100 years Earl B. Feiden has been providing a full selection of home appliances to homeowners in our region. Their vast product knowledge, sales expertise, and full service make them the area’s best source for kitchen and bath appliances.

Visit their website: earlbfeiden.com

Welcome to Arthur’s Kitchen School

In the world of kitchen design, Arthur is a true kitchenologist

Growing up, Arthur got first hand experience at designing and building cabinets working at his father’s kitchen showroom, Zobel Kitchens. As he continued in the kitchen design business, Arthur realized that the more his customers knew about the various details of cabinetry, the pros and cons of the many features and counter surface options, layout choices, and more, the better the experience was for his clients. The end result is a custom kitchen that the homeowner truly enjoys.

 

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Cabinet Construction
Framed & frameless cabinets
Stiles and Rails
Framed cabinet options
Flush inset vs. beaded inset
Doors
Three door styles to know
Hardware
Cabinet Functionality
Soft Close
The evolution of drawers
Cabinet Lighting
Overview
Types of cabinet lighting
Toe kick lighting
In cabinet lighting

Case Studies

Browse through our kitchen remodeling projects on Houzz to get ideas for your new custom kitchen and create an Idea Book to get started!

News

We’re honored when we can share the news of design awards, recognition, and features about the work we do.

AZ 2022 awards Best Kitchen Design

Best Kitchen Design Award 2022
Two of our great kitchen remodel projects were recognized by the Capital Region Builders and Remodelers Association. One award for Best Kitchen Design over $80,000 and the other for Best Kitchen Design over $120,000

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2021 CRBRA Award AZ Showroom 110421

Best Kitchen Design Award 2021
Great client projects allow us to show off our best work. We are thrilled to be awarded for one of this year’s very fun projects!

Farmhouse / Rustic | Best of Kitchens 2021
AZ CRBRA 2020 Award

Best Kitchen Design Award 2020
We greatly appreciate the recognition by the Capitol Region Builders and Remodelers Association (CRBRA) of a truly great design project we did in Saratoga NY.

2019 CRBRA Best Kitchen award

Best Kitchen Design Award 2019
We are honored to receive the Capital Region Builders and Remodelers Association (CRBRA) Best of Kitchen award for 2019.

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Best of Houzz
Thanks to great clients, we have received Best of Houzz for seven consecutive years.

Cover of Saratoga Home & Lifestyle 2017

Best Kitchen Saratoga Home & Lifestyle feature
Our thanks to the amazing team at Saratoga Publishing for featuring our new showroom (and one of Arthur’s award winning designed) in the Home & Lifestyles issue.

Look for the full article on page 34.

Westchester Home Magazine

Westchester Home Magazine
In the article “Lead Time” Arthur walks readers through what to expect for lead-times when design/redesigning a kitchen.

View the Lead Time article.