Max Isley, CMKBD, has owned and operated Hampton Kitchens of Raleigh, Inc., since 1974. A licensed general contractor, he has been a Certified Kitchen Designer since 1981, longer than any other active designer in the state. His professional designations include Certified Kitchen Designer (CKD), Certified Bath Designer (CBD) and Certified Master Kitchen & Bath Designer (CMKBD). Max's custom kitchens have appeared in numerous award-winning Parade of Homes and Street of Dreams entries. Max has designed kitchens all over the United States and the world. He is an international speaker, consultant, and instructor for kitchen design and remodeling workshops, and is a member of the Speaker's Bureau of the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA).