Welcometo Hermitage Kitchen Design Gallery

For over 55 years, Hermitage Kitchen Design Gallery has been designing award winning kitchens and baths. Every space is created to meet each client's needs, with the best possible level of creativity, design and service. We have designed and installed hundreds of kitchens, bathrooms, laundry rooms and butler's pantries all over the Southeast and as far away as the Bahamas!
Built on traditional values of quality and service, our mission is to continue to offer the best materials and the highest level of design service. Whether you are needing help with a small project, cabinet layout, or complete kitchen overhaul, Hermitage Kitchen Design Gallery is the comprehensive design firm for you. Let our team of Certified Kitchen Designers, Interior Designers, Appliance Specialists and Certified Lighting Consultants bring your vision to life.

At Hermitage Kitchen Design Gallery, we do more than just design your dream kitchen. From inception to completion, our design team is with you every step of the way. Services Include: Kitchen Design | Bathroom Design | Lighting Design | Tile Design | Cabinet Design | Material Selection | Construction | Installation | Project Management



Before & After

Client Quotes

"The whole Hermitage team was fantastic throughout the project. Clean, courteous, quiet, and delivered exceptional quality in only five weeks start to finish!" -Rob

"Terri and her team has made our family's dream a reality!" -Rob

"...heard our ideas, gave great insight, offered creative solutions, helped us stay on budget, and was easily accessible whenever we needed..." -Fiona

"Our job was small but every inch was important." -Anne

"Love, love, love my new kitchen!" -Trish

Our Team

Carla Taylor, CKD

Department Manager

Carla is a Certified Kitchen Designer and has over 23 years of experience in the kitchen design industry. Carla engineers the design, organizing and ordering the necessary components that go into each project. Her attention to detail is essential in making sure all the designs are transformed into a working kitchen or bathroom. Over 16 projects under her management have won awards from the National Kitchen and Bath Association, and been published in national and local publications. She is dedicated to making sure that the clients will enjoy their kitchens for years to come.

Melissa Sutherland, CKD

Creative Director

Melissa is a Certified Kitchen Designer and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Interior Design. She has over 23 years of experience designing kitchens and bathrooms. Melissa’s philosophy is that the kitchen should be functional and make daily tasks enjoyable, but also be warm and unique. With this is mind, she uses her artistic talent and creativity to turn even the most difficult spaces into beautiful one-of-a-kind kitchens and bathrooms. Melissa’s projects and articles have been featured in numerous local and national publications and her kitchen and bathroom designs have won three awards from the National Kitchen and Bath Association.

Terri Sears, NKBA

Kitchen & Bath Designer

Terri studied interior design in Louisville, Kentucky and has over 11 years of experience designing kitchens and bathrooms. Terri loves to put all the puzzle pieces of kitchens and baths together. Starting with the nuts and bolts of space planning, cabinetry design and tile design, then moving to the details of lighting, plumbing and hardware, she works to develop a cohesive, complete space. Terri’s philosophy is to create the perfect culmination of exceptional kitchens and baths with a budget-conscience mindset. Terri is committed to designing innovative, unique and classic interiors that reflect her client’s unique taste. She brings a fresh vision and energy to every project..

Victoria Highfill, NKBA

Design Associate

Raised the daughter of a builder and general contractor, Victoria learned the basics of construction and remodeling at an early age. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts from East Tennessee State University, she began her career as a design assistant to learn the finer points of kitchen and bath design. Now years later, Victoria has found her passion in creating classic yet unique kitchens and baths. Tech savvy and quick to learn, her dual mindset of form and function helps her to combine the technical with the aesthetic to assist in developing stunning, timeless spaces.

Melissa M. Mills, Allied ASID

Project Assistant

Melissa graduated Cum Laude from Middle Tennessee State University with a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design. She has been with Hermitage Lighting Gallery for 3 years as a plumbing and hardware specialist. Now in the Kitchen & Bath Department, she is able to utilize her background in design to produce detailed CAD drawings and renderings for Hermitage clients. Her attention to detail and coordination skills make her the perfect fit as Project and Design Assistant, as well as her ability to function in the many varying roles needed for her position. Melissa is an active member of the local branch of the American Society of Interior Designers.


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