Contemporary Beach Remodel

Contemporary Beach Remodel - PISMO BEACH RETREAT - Contemporary yet relaxing... Another very nice article by REBECCA JURETIC in The Tribune here in San Luis Obispo on Linn Horton's cozy Pismo Beach Retreat. Linn wanted a more contemporary style while retaining a...

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Article on My Kitchen Remodel in The Tribune

Remodeling my own outdated kitchen   A very nice article by REBECCA JURETIC on my own home kitchen remodel in The Tribune here in San Luis Obispo. I finally decided that I would set out the required time to remodel my own kitchen.  I had wanted to do it for many...

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Kitchen Cabinets, Backsplashes and Counter tops

Kitchen Cabinets by Plato Woodworking     I am a leading dealer for Plato Woodwork   Plato has been building quality American made home, bath, and kitchen cabinetry to create functional and beautiful spaces Since 1893. Plato products are built in the...

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Contemporary Country Style Oversize Kitchen Sink

Farmhouse Style Kitchen SinksPopular and Practical Farmhouse style kitchen sinks are available in stainless steel, copper, granite, concrete and enameled cast iron. They are popular and give you a lot of room to work, but are they the best choice for your kitchen? We...

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Gotta Love Plato Cabinetry

Gotta Love Plato Woodwork Cabinetry Mix or Match, the possibilities are limited only by your imagination     Gotta Love Plato cabinetry!   Plato Woodwork produces the finest quality cabinets and cupboards for every storage requirement. Whether you are...

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Home Kitchen Remodel

Home Kitchen Remodel, Kitchen Renovations and Kitchen Design Home Kitchen Remodel, Kitchen Renovations and Kitchen Design for San Luis Obispo and the Central California Coast communities.    I remodeled my own kitchen this summer.  I finally decided I...

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Jan has been absolutely wonderful

Where do I start? Jan has been absolutely wonderful with our kitchen remodel. We needed to make our kitchen significantly more efficient and make it a “two chef” kitchen. We had spent 2 years trying to arrive at a solution on our own but Jan came up with a plan within 48 hours. She truly… Read more “Jan has been absolutely wonderful”

Nancy Dandridge

Tickled Pink

So thankful to Jan Kepler! I’m tickled pink about everything! Jan, you are a genius! You are so kind & genuine. I adore you! I love the twinkle you get in your eye when you talk design. I love your sense of function with fun. You make every step of the remodeling process a complete… Read more “Tickled Pink”



Jan Kepler of Kepler Design surprised me! My kitchen layout is a designer’s true test of their creativity, thoughtfulness, and determination, with a hopeful goal of bringing forward the best design while considering all the variables. And Kepler Design came up with a design that passes this tough test with an A+ As homeowners, it… Read more “Surprised”

Kathleen Yorba

Honored our budget

When you embark on a large remodel, you worry; you may even panic. You know what you like but to modernize a beloved 50-year-old property to accomplish it takes more than that. It takes design expertise, patience, insight, courtesy, intuition, and an eye for beauty (as well as precision). Jan Kepler has all of that… Read more “Honored our budget”

Allison Laughton

Complete Transformation

Jan is an incredible designer and person! We throughly enjoyed working with her each step of the way. We bought a home that was fairly modern and nice on the exterior but the original owners had chose to customize it with an awkward kitchen floor plan and very dated colors and features of an early… Read more “Complete Transformation”

Michelle Peters

Handled Seamlessly by Jan Kepler

Jan Kepler, of Kepler Design Group, recently assisted us in a gut renovation of our 1984 master bedroom, bath, master closet, and laundry room. It involved architectural plans by Jessica Lehrbaum AIA, layout design, drawings, and cabinetry by Jan Kepler and Plato  Cabinets,  and the build-out and finish work by Oak Ridge Custom Builders. The… Read more “Handled Seamlessly by Jan Kepler”

Kathleen Weiss

Flood Damage Renovation

It was just after the Thanksgiving holiday 2018 and our kitchen had an unexpected flood. We had thought about updating and had actually looked into some granite. The flood did so much damage we had to gut the kitchen.   We interviewed two designers and were not very happy. Then, a friend recommended Jan Kepler… Read more “Flood Damage Renovation”

Dona Griswold

Designing Our New Home

Jan was amazing to work with while designing our new home. She went above and beyond with many design aspects we were hoping for. She has an eye for detail and helped us achieve exactly what we were looking for. All the materials and installation were quality as well. We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend her… Read more “Designing Our New Home”

Mario Travalini

Coordinating with Suppliers

For our complete remodel project enlarging a small 1970’s vintage kitchen to a much bigger upgraded kitchen area, Jan provided great insight in current concepts and features while accommodating our preferences.  She is very helpful coordinating with several suppliers and our contractor during these Covid times.  We enjoy working with Jan and look forward to… Read more “Coordinating with Suppliers”

Robert Ashton

Top Notch Service

5 stars, 10+, top-notch service. Jan Kepler oversaw our total house remodel (5,000+ square feet).  We are so happy with the results. She helped us find an outstanding builder to execute the project. She has excellent working relationships with many other local vendors, which allowed us to complete a project that should have taken close… Read more “Top Notch Service”

Cafi Cohen

Her “Team” Was Focused

As soon as we moved into this house we knew we needed to make the kitchen lighter in color, more open, and more elegant.  Jan took our vision and added all the details that made it our dream kitchen!  Her recommendations for cabinet style, colors, countertops, tile, and most importantly the contractor made the project… Read more “Her “Team” Was Focused”

Eric Kaltenbach

Improved On My Vision

Jan worked with my husband & me on a total remodel of our home. I arrived at our first appointment with nothing more than a general idea. Jan was able to see my vision, improve upon it, & help my husband visualize the project too. She also pointed us to an outstanding contractor. I will… Read more “Improved On My Vision”

Fiona Uhler

Jan Is Just The Best

Jan is just the best.  She has a great eye for the overall as well as the details that get missed which is the difference between a great kitchen and a fantastic kitchen.  We love how our kitchen turned out.  The work space is perfect for what we do.  The cabinets are so easily opened… Read more “Jan Is Just The Best”

Gerald Finken

Collaborated With Jan For 13 Years

We have collaborated with Keper Design (Jan) for approximately 13 years.  The professionalism and personal touch Jan shows each client is always appreciated by all.  Her eye for design and knowledge of the construction process allows for a smooth alliance between Owner, Contractor, and Designer.   As a company who strives for perfection, Jan has… Read more “Collaborated With Jan For 13 Years”

Great Eye For What Can Be

We used Jan recently to remodel our 30 year old kitchen.  She was delightful to work with.  She is professional, warm and funny.  She has a great eye for what can be – something that I don’t have at all.  She made the process very easy for us.  We used Oak Ridge Custom  Builders –… Read more “Great Eye For What Can Be”

Judie Smith

Stayed Within Budget

We love our new kitchen and bathrooms.  Kepler Designs did a good job with the design and the coordination of the project. The contractors used were friendly, knowledgable and completed the project in reasonable time. Everyone was responsive to questions and concerns and did their best to resolve issues. They stayed within budget and we… Read more “Stayed Within Budget”

Art Everett

A Fabulous Designer

Jan was highly recommended to us and we have found what a pleasure she is to work with in all aspects of our remodel.  She is very knowledgeable, creative, and resourceful, plus a fabulous designer. We have already recommended Jan to a friend that was remodeling a difficult bathroom, who was more than pleased with… Read more “A Fabulous Designer”

Marge Glidden

Quality, Beautiful Result

Jan Kepler Design delivers the highest level of thoughtful design producing a quality, beautiful result.  Her design choices are not only impeccable but find a way to reflect the client’s point of view.  Her professionalism and knowledge allow the client to feel confident and satisfied.  Thank you Jan, we adore our stunning and functional new… Read more “Quality, Beautiful Result”

Shonra Weiss

Her Ideas Are Fantastic

Jan is amazing!  She designed the cabinets in our kitchen, living room, wine bar and two bathrooms for our house remodel. She listens really well, is thorough, quick, and her ideas are fantastic. She even helped with other miscellaneous items such as cabinet hardware and all of our door hardware.  We could not have done… Read more “Her Ideas Are Fantastic”

Daniel Alvarez

Recommend Jan and Her Team

Collaborating with Jan on my kitchen remodel was an absolute delight. From the design to implementation phase of my remodel, all  went smoothly.  Jan’s expertise, warmth, and team of professionals made this a fun process for me.  I’m loving my new kitchen and highly recommend Jan and her… Read more “Recommend Jan and Her Team”

Corinna Roth

I Trust Her Completely.

I was blessed when I walked into Jan Kepler’s studio. When thinking of remodeling your home it can be very stressful but Jan has a professional, kind way about her that can get you through it all.  She is very  conscientious in keeping with the style and budget you prefer. She is hands on throughout… Read more “I Trust Her Completely.”

Linda Price

Nothing But Good Things to Say

Jan Kepler is great. With Stephanie, her assistant, she took us from the process of envisioning our new kitchen to making it happen. We doubled the size of the existing kitchen and replaced all cabinets and moved every major appliance. It was not an easy task, but Kepler Design made it work. They are very… Read more “Nothing But Good Things to Say”

Peg Hennessy

What I Wanted, and More

I first worked with Jan on my kitchen remodel several years ago and was so delighted with the results, that when I decided to remodel my master bath, Jan was the only person I would trust with the design and implementation. Because there are so many decisions to make, it is easy to get overwhelmed;… Read more “What I Wanted, and More”

Lynda Horton

Review from Contractor

I have worked with Jan as a contractor for almost ten years, she has been a blessing to work beside and she is an amazing designer. Her attention to detail is outstanding and she really does make my job and the clients life so easy! I would recommend jan for anyone looking for that experience… Read more “Review from Contractor”


Remodel of a 5,500+sqft House

Our project involved a remodel of a 5,500+sft house. Kepler Design helped us throughout the design process, including coordinating with the architect on changes to interior architectural layouts, and the selection of materials, finishes and colors. It was a pleasure to work with Jan Kepler and Stephanie Rothbauer, they guided us throughout the process and… Read more “Remodel of a 5,500+sqft House”

Balaji Nukal

Amazing Job on Our Bath

She did an amazing job on our bath and closet remodel.  She also secured a great contractor mid way through as project became too large for our hired person.  her tastes worked well for ours and her ideas on spacing and layout… Read more “Amazing Job on Our Bath”


Excellent Taste and Broad Experience,

When my husband and I decided that our 35-year old kitchen needed updating, we went to Jan Kepler of Kepler Design. We had seen her ads in SLO Life and examples of her kitchen designs featured in The Tribune. We now have our beautiful new kitchen and are so happy we went to her. Jan… Read more “Excellent Taste and Broad Experience,”

Kathleen Nally

Eye for Detail and Design

Jan Kepler is very  knowledgeable and has a great eye for  detail and design. She made my clients kitchen remodel come to… Read more “Eye for Detail and Design”

Graham Miguel

Took Us From Start to Finish

Jan took us from start to finish on a recent kitchen remodel. She was very patient with us – making sure that we were getting exactly what we wanted. She was not afraid to steer us back on the right path and made great recommendations based on past customer success. The cabinet layout had some… Read more “Took Us From Start to Finish”

Jeff Staples

I Can’t Say Enough Good Things

We launched a major remodel of our Paso Robles home which included a new kitchen, dining, and bar area within a space that offered several challenges due to its shape.  Jan was able to envision an attractive and highly functional layout, which included changing the size and position of the island, the location of the… Read more “I Can’t Say Enough Good Things”

Rick Lytel

Integrity and Professionalism

We hired KeplerDesign for our  major home remodel.  Both Stephanie and Jan  helped us with the kitchen design, the media wall design, the master bedroom wall unit and the master bath vanities.  We couldn’t have been happier with the final outcome! Their attention to details and their helpful advice and knowledge in design proved invaluable.… Read more “Integrity and Professionalism”

Judy Jeter

Made the Remodel a Lot of Fun

Jan came highly recommended to us and we feel very fortunate that she has designed the total remodel of our Shell Beach condo.  Jan recommended the perfect color for the Plato kitchen cabinets and we love the beautiful quartzite that was just installed in the kitchen.  She has made the remodel a lot of fun;… Read more “Made the Remodel a Lot of Fun”

Rick Jensen

Fantastic Design Ideas

When we decided to do a full kitchen remodel, we decided for the first time to hire a design professional.  Our very good friend Kane with Mountain Pacific Builders, recommended Jan.  Best decision we could have made.  Jan is a great designer, friendly and most importantly, very easy to work with.  We told her what… Read more “Fantastic Design Ideas”

K Roush

A Stunning Success

When we started our Master Bath/Closet/Powder Room remodel we came to Jan looking for high quality cabinetry and workmanship.  A lot of work went into making sure the outcome met our expectations and we couldn’t be more pleased with the results. Jan’s professionalism, resources and attention to detail are what helped make this project such… Read more “A Stunning Success”


Always a Smile and Sense of Humor

Jan is a fantastic designer, problem solver, conscientious of the budget, good business instincts and always with a smile and sense of humor.  Her expertise and professionalism deserve a standing ovation and she maintains strong relationships with vendors and contractors.  It will always be a pleasure working with… Read more “Always a Smile and Sense of Humor”


She Can Make It Happen

Jan Kepler loves what she does . She is tireless, visionary ,and  a perfectionist. We did a major kitchen and multiple bathroom remodel, where she did everything from the design to the finish. The outcome is nothing short of amazing, with a kitchen out of Architetural Digest with extraordinarily beautiful cabinetry of highest quality. She… Read more “She Can Make It Happen”


Jan Kepler is Psychic

Jan Kepler is a psychic! She took all of my abstract ideas and made them come to life in my dream kitchen.  She is easy to work with and has the experience that shows in the details of the finished product.  We loved her so much that we are using her services again in our… Read more “Jan Kepler is Psychic”

Jenn K

Everything We Had Hoped For – and More

We have had a vision of our dream kitchen bouncing around in our heads for years. Thanks to the attentive, creative and dream-weaving talents of Jan Kepler our dream is coming true! She recommended Plato Cabinetry for our project and we couldn’t be happier, they are well built and the finish is stunning. They are… Read more “Everything We Had Hoped For – and More”

Brian Metcalf

Worked with Our Contractor

We completely remodeled our kitchen this year. Jan produced an excellent design incorporating our many requests. Working with our contractor, Vince Vanderlip, the result is exactly as we had hoped. Jan proposed Plato cabinetry which has proved to be of very high quality. I would not hesitate to recommend Kepler Design to anyone considering a… Read more “Worked with Our Contractor”


Beautiful Dream Come True Kitchen

Jan came highly recommended to us by a friend/real estate broker.  We looked up her profile and previous work and new once we met with her that she was the person for us.  She was there through the whole process.  Her expertise and business savvy helped us make the choices that left us with a… Read more “Beautiful Dream Come True Kitchen”


A Masterpiece

Jan Kepler of Kepler Design absolutely transformed our home.  She turned an ordinary kitchen and dining area into a Masterpiece!  Every detail and design element were coordinated to create a beautiful finished product.  Jan is easy to work with, professional, creative and knowledgeable.  She took into consideration our personal tastes and budget and helped us… Read more “A Masterpiece”


Time and Money Well Spent

When my wife and I decided it was time to remodel our kitchen and dining room, we had some idea of what we wanted but no idea of what was practical and what would not work. When we met with Jan Kepler, she was able to take our ideas and add so much more to… Read more “Time and Money Well Spent”


It is Timeless

Jan Kepler helped us remodel our kitchen on a very tight budget and we love it. It is timeless. She had some really great ideas and she was such a joy to work with. I will use her on my next project when the time… Read more “It is Timeless”


Dealt Well With Prickly Sub-Contractors

Jan provided creative ideas to address various issues which arose in our remodel.  Even dealt well with some prickly sub-contactors.   I would absolutely use Jan again and highly recommend… Read more “Dealt Well With Prickly Sub-Contractors”


Caring and Ethical

We have known and worked with Jan for many years, as she is one of the premier kitchen and bath designers in the area where we are headquartered. Jan is not only a creative and inspired interior designer, she is also an unusually caring and ethical individual – and those qualities carry through into her… Read more “Caring and Ethical”

Attentive to Details

Kepler Design is very attentive to details and works with your style and tastes to design something truly personal and unique. Jan Kepler was available to meet with me and made it very convenient to my needs as I am a mother of two young… Read more “Attentive to Details”


Resources Are Unbelievable

We have used Jan Kepler Design for a number of projects, on several properties, over the past 10 or so years. She is creative, innovative, resourceful, thorough, a fabulous designer and listens! Shje works well on a budget and she is a schedule genius! Our personal style is very different than her’s. We like ultra… Read more “Resources Are Unbelievable”


Saved Our Family Room

Kepler Design is amazing! Jan Kepler saved our family room & our pocket book. We finally have a room that will stand the test of time! Can’t wait to work with Kepler Design… Read more “Saved Our Family Room”


I Myself am an Interior Designer

I myself am an Interior Designer, and consulted with Jan Kepler concerning a kitchen gut remodel project my husband and I undertook. Jan was an invaluable resource to me. Not only does she share my passion for overall design, but also her eye for fine detail is impeccable.  I would be hard-pressed to define her… Read more “I Myself am an Interior Designer”

Kathleen Weiss

Kepler Embraces the Big Picture

Kepler Designs works on many of my custom home building projects. My clients go to them for cabinets and they get so much more. Kepler embraces the big picture, empowering the homeowner to thrive in the decision making process. I look forward to adding even more homes to our shared… Read more “Kepler Embraces the Big Picture”


We Could Not Be Happier

Jan is such a pleasure to work with.  Her knowledge of materials and colors is amazing.  Ours was a major remodel, removing walls and creating all new surfaces including the ceiling.  She listened to what we described as our vision and guided us to an incredible kitchen and great room.  It turned out so much… Read more “We Could Not Be Happier”


Has NEVER Let Me Down

I have worked on several projects with Jan Kepler over the years and have found her to be the consummate professional – knowledgeable, helpful, and determined to make the client’s dreams a reality.  Her knowledge in the industry is unmatched – she is a great communicator and has NEVER let me down. She is my… Read more “Has NEVER Let Me Down”

Design To Sell

We Love Our Kitchen

I have known Jan for many years (full disclosure: She is my sister 🙂 and have long respected her design savvy and abilities. Our kitchen was a mid 70’s disaster and Jan took our existing space and our own design wants, needs and budget and combined them with her experience and know-how to help us… Read more “We Love Our Kitchen”

John Copeland

Utmost Respect for Jan Kepler

  From an Industry Partner’s perspective, having 20 years of experience with Interior Designer’s from Santa Monica to Paso Robles I would tell you I have the utmost respect for Jan Kepler. Jan’s timeless good taste would be anyone’s good investment. Her professionalism and business ethics are stellar. Jan’s infectious positive outlook has made me… Read more “Utmost Respect for Jan Kepler”


A Great Communicator

My husband and I hired Jan for a major kitchen and bath remodel and were so happy with the results that we let her adopt the entire house as a design project.  Jan was enthuiastic to begin re-designing our kitchen and had priliminary drawings e-mailed to us within a few days.  We were delighted to… Read more “A Great Communicator”


Easily Adapted and Got Our Taste

Jan specializes in kitchen design. We used her to design the cabinets in our new home’s kitchen and baths, and she also helped us to choose colors, tiles and other finishes. She does a lot of Mediterranean design in this area but our house is modern, and she easily adapted, got our taste, and had… Read more “Easily Adapted and Got Our Taste”