Our Founder


Stephan Schwartz, President & founder of Dynamic Cabinet Designs is widely known for his emphatic passion for fine woodworking. He is considered a true artisan by professionals in the industry.


Stephan started as an apprentice cabinet maker back in Eastern Europe in October of 1962 and was taught the fine art of cabinetmaking by old Hungarian and Ukrainian craftsmen. He obtained his B S degree in Woodworking Technology and Engineering while still perfecting his hands on skills with fine cabinetmaking by working & designing to pay for his education & to support his family. For a number of years after graduating from college he has held production management positions in prominent woodworking factories in West Ukraine. The "American Dream" was Stephan's next quest. In March of 1976 , Stephan along with his wife Natalie and two baby daughters immigrated to California and worked as a cabinet maker/shop foreman until he fulfilled his ambition by opening his own small cabinet shop in Van Nuys, California, in January of 1978. Stephan's passion for wood, his design talent, and his education in technology of woodworking helped him quickly establish himself as a highly knowledgeable and quality driven professional. His business grew rapidly, and in November of 1986 his factory moved to present 12,000sq. ft. location at 10215 Canoga Ave, Chatsworth, California . He has developed a vast clientele ranging from reputable builders & architects of high end residential homes to homeowners with famous names in Hollywood and sports.


Over the years, Stephan has continually worked to enhance and improve his design capabilities as well as his manufacturing operations. Stephan takes pride in his factory and its ability to manufacture the finest product efficiently and within damanding timeframe. The company's exquisite woodwork has been featured in the Los Angeles Times and leading trade magazines; Stephan has been praised for bringing back the lost art of fine cabinetmaking. Today, Dynamic Cabinet Designs is renowned within the industry for the finest cabinetry and designer-style architectural woodwork.


Dynamic Cabinet Designs is managed by Stephan with the same pride and passion that he brought from his roots in Eastern Europe. Stephan and Natalie reside in Calabasas, California. One on the most favorite thing to do in their spare time is spending time with their three daughters and six grandchildren.