Elaine Murdoch is a certified master kitchen and bath designer, and a certified Aging in Place Specialist.

Elaine is a multi-award winning designer with a fine arts education and over thirty years of diverse design experience. In 2009 she became one of a very select group of designers to achieve the Certified Master Kitchen and Bath Designer designation. A Certified Aging in Place Specialist since 2012, one of the first in Maine.

A native of Sudbury, MA, Elaine attended Massachusetts College of Art and Design. She continued her studies as a member of the National Kitchen and Bath Association and while living abroad as a designer for a Danish design firm in Moscow, Russia. Prior to her 16 years with the Knickerbocker Group, she spent seven years as a designer for several high-end kitchen and bath showrooms in Fairfield County, CT.

Elaine’s client list includes a former Governor of Maine and a Bolshoi ballerina.

Featured Publications:

DECOR Maine – July 2019
A Home for All Seasons’—A Knickerbocker Group mainland haven in East Boothbay. Beloved clients and island dwellers, Kate and Bob come ashore to create a mainland haven.

ZEST – Summer 2018
Kitchens are considered the heart of the home. Rarely, however, is the kitchen thought of as the setting where visual inspiration resides.

Maine Home+Design – February 2015
A special profile on Knickerbocker Group’s Elaine Murdoch, “Designing the Heart of a Home”.


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