(above) A graceful drawer-only cabinetry design opens the master bathroom to let the homeowners see the views, even in the oversized mirror. (inset) Thomas Lauderdale of Advanced Kitchen Designs of Charleston with homeowners Lisa and Michael DeMatteis
A scullery was adjoined to the kitchen to manage overflow from the kitchen’s main fridge as well as for storage for some precious keepsakes. “I inherited a vast amount of china from my motherin-law,” Lisa expounds. “Nearly enough for 100 people! So we needed a safe place to store it, but also a way to display it, and Thomas came through once again.” Upstairs, the DeMatteises also had Thomas design their master bathroom,
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in order to take advantage of the views. From the water, Michael’s goal was to only see windows and French doors, so Thomas worked with the placement of the bathroom windows to install a drawer bankstyle cabinetry system and suggested a huge mirror to go above so that Michael and Lisa can see their scenery even while they go through their morning routines. Now that Michael and Lisa have their dream home on the water, they can spend more time relaxing and enjoying the cooler summer breezes, knowing their home is sturdily built and well organized. v For more information, call Advanced Kitchen Designs at (843) 225-9344 or visit akd.biz.
Company: Advanced Kitchen Designs Project Type: New Construction Location: Mt. Pleasant
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