Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS is a Certified Kitchen Designer, Certified Aging in Place Specialist and author, based in San Diego, Cal.Her first book, New Kitchen Ideas That Work, was published in December 2012 by Taunton Press. Jamie’s design philosophy is one she calls Sensible Style, where each project is customized to the client’s lifestyle needs, budget, home and neighborhood – be it a modest tract home bath or a custom mansion’s showplace kitchen.Jamie brings this same Sensible Style philosophy and hands-on design experience to the articles she writes for numerous publications. She has been published in Fine Homebuilding, Signature Kitchens & Baths, Kitchen + Bath Business, Houzz.com, HouseLogic.com and many other print and online media. She is also a regular contributor to the San Diego Union-Tribune. Her design blog, Gold Notes: Nuggets from the World of Residential Design, publishes weekly and can be found at her website, jgkitchens.com.In addition to writing and designing, Jamie speaks to trade and consumer groups and consults for major housing industry corporations and Wall Street analysts on product development and trends.