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In this designer’s own kitchen, contrasting textures and a mix of materials add visual interest and a sense of warmth. See pages 10-15. Photography by Eric Hausman

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OLD MEETS NEW Balancing act Reclaimed wood beams and textural stone walls contrast sleek marble in this kitchen, creating a warm, inviting interior that’s ideal for entertaining

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Chip off the old block This kitchen has been transformed to suit the needs of a modern chef, but subtle touches tie it back to the more traditional home

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In character New stained glass and leadlight windows ensure this remodeled kitchen is both light filled and in keeping with the era of the Tudor Revival house

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Back to the future Traditional with a contemporary edge – this remodeled kitchen in a 100-year-old homestead is not a slave to tradition

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SMALLER SPACES Petite charms This modest yet efficient kitchen offers an easy-going, oceanfront aesthetic

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Open invitation A cramped galley kitchen has been transformed into a light, welcoming part of the living space

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Dark horse This sleek kitchen recedes from the eye and achieves maximum functionality in a restricted space

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A perfect fit Space is often at a premium in an apartment, but with the right design it’s still possible to have a kitchen with all the bells and whistles and plenty of storage

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BEFORE & AFTER Slice of history Traditional was upheld in the remodel of this kitchen, which incorporates antique 19th-century bedroom furniture from Sicily

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By invitation only Moving with the times – this1980s condo now has a sleek, light-filled kitchen that is not only much more functional, but better suited to entertaining

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Magical makover It takes the eye of a professional to unlock the potential of a space, as this kitchen remodel demonstrates

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Tall and bright This kitchen has been reconsidered to provide capacious cabinetry, a warm, light-filled aesthetic and space for two chefs

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Softly, softly Symmetrical cabinets and quartz countertops reminiscent of a Monet painting define this light and airy kitchen

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ECLECTIC DESIGNS Playful contrast Classic, contemporary and surprising, this kitchen responds to the tastes of its owners

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Picture this Easy pedestrian flow complements a kitchen design that ties the space to its surroundings

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Pièce de résistance This kitchen in a new traditional house was designed to allow a direct sightline from the front door, throught the foyer, kitchen and family room to the feature fireplace beyond

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Refined design Textured German cabinetry and flamed granite contribute to the polished sophistication of this remodeled kitchen

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Past is present Echoes of a bygone era add character to these kitchens, while modern elements keep the look fresh and up to date


Balancing act Reclaimed wood beams and textural stone walls contrast sleek marble in this kitchen, creating a warm, inviting interior that’s ideal for entertaining

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Natural, rustic materials have always conveyed a sense of welcome, warmth and comfort, and that still rings true today. In a move away from the pared-back, minimalist designs of the past decade, many homeowners are looking to integrate such elements in their own kitchens. Susan Rossie, president of the Chicagobased design company Susan Fredman Design Group, has embraced the move for the interior of her own ranch-style home, which dates back to the early ’70s. This has been extensively remodeled by her


own team, headed by architect and lead designer Terri Crittenden. Rossie says the renovation needed to open up the house to an attractive view at the rear. It also needed to integrate the formerly compartmentalized kitchen with the dining and family living rooms. “The existing layout meant the house was very dark and internally focused,” she says. “None of the rooms related to each other, and there was no connection to the outdoors.” In reconfiguring the interior, walls

were taken out and the laundry and powder rooms moved, creating a large, open living space. “We could also see an opportunity to extend up into the attic space to make the ceiling a little higher,” says Crittenden. “The ceiling above the kitchen is now defined by a row of wood beams that were reclaimed from an old barn in Pennsylvania. We have added LED lighting, so the ceiling just glows, by night and by day.” For visual consistency, the reclaimed wood also appears above the fireplaces

Preceding pages: Contrasting the rough with the smooth has given this remodeled ’70s ranch house a whole new character. The timber above the cooking center is a reclaimed wood beam from an old Pennsylvanian barn. In contrast to the wood and textural stone veneer, the backsplash is sleek Calacatta marble. These pages: Walls were removed to open up the interior, and the ceiling raised above the dining area. Additional reclaimed wood beams within the raised ceiling are uplit with LED lighting. Another wood beam, used vertically, separates the two sides of the long island.

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in the dining and family rooms, as well as above the hearth-style cooking center, and as a detail in the middle of the large island. The rustic touch is reinforced by a textural stone veneer that clads the walls by the cooking center and the fireplaces. “We wanted to introduce an organic element, but we didn’t want it to dominate,” says Crittenden. “So we teamed the wood and stone with a sleek marble backsplash and countertop on the island. It is all about balance – if everything is smooth, for example, you stop seeing the smooth.

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When you put a textured element against it, you start to appreciate the difference.” Each slab of Calacatta marble, like the reclaimed beams, was handpicked, with slabs chosen for their distinctive veining. Visual balance was also created by teaming dark-stained island cabinets with lighter perimeter cabinets. The dark stain and the dark red oak flooring help to ground the space visually. Similar dark cabinets appear in the dining area, where they give a more formal look than would have been achieved with a lighter color.

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Recessed panel doors with a bead detail ensure the cabinetry has an old-world charm, but with a contemporary spin. Functionality is assured, with ample storage provided within the kitchen and a separate pantry. The cabinets include an integrated coffee center and extra-large drawers for tall pots. Rossie, who loves to cook, says she is not only appreciating the improved functionality of her home, but also the transparency – the view can now be enjoyed from every room.


Architect, interior and kitchen designer: Terri Crittenden, Susan Fredman Design Group (Chicago, IL) Builder: Superior Pad Corporation Cabinet company: Wood-Mode Brookhaven Cabinets: Off-white and Espresso painted and glazed; rift-cut oak Countertops: Calacatta marble; leathered grigio limestone; wood from reclaimed beams Backsplash: Calacatta marble; leathered grigio limestone Sinks: Kohler stainless steel Flooring: Red oak Doors and windows: Marvin Windows; NW Millwork

Kitchen table: Knoll Saarinen style Formal dining chairs: Custom Park West Lighting: Artemide above kitchen table; Hammerton Forge above formal dining table; Lightology pendants above island Ventilation, oven, cooktop, dishwasher, coffee maker and refrigerator: Thermador

Above left: To help anchor the kitchen visually, the island features dark-stained cabinetry and a marble countertop. In contrast, the perimeter cabinets are light and have leathered limestone countertops and backsplash. A warm gray-beige color was selected for the walls, to frame the green views of the garden and golf course beyond.

Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by Eric Hausman

Top and above: Cabinetry in the dining area is stained to match the island. With the textural stone and wood beams also repeated in this area, there is a strong visual continuity. The Hammerton Forge light pendant (top) echoes the design of the custom dining table.

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Chip off the old block This kitchen has been transformed to suit the needs of a modern chef, but subtle touches tie it back to the more traditional home Above and facing page: This renovated kitchen by Lynn Malone easily mixes the old and the new. Clean, crisp cabinets are juxtaposed against a well-worn butcher’s block. The copper pendant light provides another material contrast with the antique cutting table. Following pages: The white surfaces appear all the brighter against the lavender-colored interiors of the glass-fronted display cabinets.

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It’s wise to leave room for a Eureka moment when designing your kitchen makeover – a flash of brilliance can turn a good design into an exceptional one. When designer Lynn Malone was asked to replace a tired workspace with a pristine new kitchen, a discovered object steeped in history offered a focal feature and connecting element. The owner had several requests, in terms of both ergonomics and aesthetics, says Malone. “High on the list were modern appliances and cooking facilities that would be suitable for holding professional, at-home cooking classes.”

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A larger island was wanted with seating for four and improved connection to the adjacent, informal dining area. The design also had to connect with the style of the home, says Malone. “In response, we introduced an oven wall with motor-operated cabinetry where the old range had been, and a double sink and counter under the window – any kitchen window with a view deserves a kitchen sink in front of it.” A new island with built-in cooktops, broad work surfaces and under-counter seating was added – but with a shift in orientation from the old island to improve spatial connections.


Kitchen and interior designer: Lynn Malone, LynnMalone Design; computer-generated detailing by Stuart Gibson Kitchen manufacturer: Woodrabbit Kitchen & Custom Design Cabinetry: Two-pack polyurethane with custom groove detail to drawers and doors; New Age Veneer Tai 2 in 30% gloss with horizontal wood grain Hardware and storage systems: Blum, from Lincoln Sentry Countertops: Stone Italiana K Soul in gloss finish; solid jarrah hardwood Backsplash: Stone Italiana K-Soul Flooring: Recycled Australian hardwood Wall and ceiling paints: Resene Ovens, cooktops, dishwasher: Smeg Refrigeration: Liebherr Lighting: LED recessed fixture ceiling lighting from Lincoln Sentry; Coco Flip pendants from Workshopped Kitchen sink: Smeg Kitchen sink mixer: Gessi Oxygene from Abey Australia Hot and cold water dispenser: Billi Bar stools: Splint, designed by David Walley, Yellow Diva Butcher’s block: Country House Antiques, Newrybar NSW Accessories: Le Creuset casserole

“In a flash of inspiration, I added an antique butcher’s block with a long work history,” says Malone. “This extended the domain of the kitchen into the informal dining area and added old-world charm to the contemporary kitchen.” However, the designer also tied the kitchen back to the house aesthetic in more direct ways. “Millwork and drawers have a routed groove that references the classic wall paneling and French doors found throughout the house “Glass-fronted upper cabinets that display the owner’s china collection of china, and an integrated French door-style refrigerator also

make connections to the French doors. This refrigerator accommodates large platters, another plus for the cooking classes.” The island is clad in a warm wood veneer that complements the original floorboards. “Finally, an existing utility kitchen behind the oven wall was updated to echo the main kitchen,” says Malone. “Old cabinets were replaced with slender, mirror-backed shelves, increasing the sense of space in this tight area.”

Facing page: The end of the island beside the oven wall features built-in drawers. The white wraparound stone countertop connects with the cabinetry, while the wood provides a more traditional dimension. Above left and above: The utility kitchen has open shelving that displays the owner’s cookbooks. A wine cellar also features in this area.

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In character New stained glass and leadlight windows ensure this remodeled kitchen is both light filled and in keeping with the era of the historic Tudor Revival house

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Space and light are the two essentials for a kitchen that you don’t want to compromise. But, as any owner of an older house can attest, they are often the very things missing. The existing kitchen in this Tudor Revival house, which dates back to the turn of the last century, was cramped, dark and outdated. Not surprisingly, extending the space was a priority for the new owners,


who undertook a whole-house renovation before moving in. Architect John I Meyer and interior designer Laura Brooks Meyer were commissioned to design the changes, which included building onto an older addition. “We needed to change the awkward, narrow shape of the kitchen, which was in a singlestory addition,” says Laura Brooks Meyer. “Extending the

kitchen gave us the extra space required, but we went up as well as out, raising the ceiling above the work area to create a lofty void.” Meyer says the extra height also allowed space for a large decorative window. “The owner had asked if we could incorporate stained glass into the design, and this window created the perfect opportunity.”

Above left: Pushing this kitchen out and up created a much more spacious, light-filled family living area, says interior designer Laura Brooks Meyer. The kitchen is in a century-old house once owned by Alexander Graham Bell’s daughter. Above and left: A secondary work area on the right side of the kitchen features walnut countertops. This doubles as a drinks area. Meyer also provided a home office area and a whiteboard for the family.

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Preceding pages and above: Large French doors open up to a patio and leafy yard. But the pièce de résistance in the kitchen is the large, central stained glass window. The composition of the glass allows a degree of privacy from a neighboring property and walkway. Facing page: The induction cooktop on the island has an integral downdraft, which retains a clean, uncluttered look.

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“We needed to screen the kitchen, as there is a public walkway beside the neighboring house. Incorporating stained glass and leadlights in the other windows helped to provide privacy.” White painted cabinets are teamed with a walnut island in the SieMatic kitchen specified by Rosemary Porto. Inset panel doors and the furniturestyle island are in keeping with

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the traditional character of the house, which was once owned by the daughter of Alexander Graham Bell and the founder of the National Geographic Society. “We wanted to retain a sense of history, so opted for French Provincial overtones with a soft country feel,” says Meyer. “The cabinetry is an updated version of a classic look. But while the perimeter

cabinets have dark granite countertops, we chose a lighter quartz top for the island, which has a large surface area. And we curved the outer edge to provide a safe distance between the bar stools and cooktop. A downdraft takes care of the ventilation.” Meyer says the lighting was a challenge due to the height of the void. A cable and rail system with downlights


provided an ideal solution, as it doesn’t intrude on the space visually. Other special features of the kitchen include a secondary work area with a butler’s sink and wine refrigerator, and a separate walk-in pantry. There is also a whiteboard wall for family messages, a home office desk, and a space in the toekicks for an automated robotic vacuum cleaner.

Architect: John I Meyer AIA, Meyer & Meyer, Inc (Boston, MA) Interior designer: Laura Brooks Meyer IIDA, Meyer & Meyer, Inc Kitchen designer: Rosemary Porto, formerly of SieMatic Cabinet company: SieMatic Cabinet style: BeauxArts lacquered walnut Hardware: SieMatic Countertops: Granite and quartz from Gerrity Stone; walnut by Brooks Sink: Franke Oven: Miele Masterchef

Cooktop: Wolf induction Ventilation: Wolf Refrigeration: Sub-Zero Dishwasher and microwave: Miele Flooring: Oak with clear stain Doors and windows: Marvin, with custom-designed stained glass by Pompei Glass Paints: Benjamin Moore Lighting: Tek and Iris Dining table and chairs: Collection Reproductions Stools: Burton-Ching Bench seat: Century Furniture

Drapes fabric: Schumacher Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by Jamie Cobel

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Back to the future Traditional with a contemporary edge – this remodeled kitchen in a 100-year-old homestead is not a slave to tradition

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Designing a new kitchen for a century-old house is all about respect – respect for both the architectural character of the property and the owners’ lifestyle. The existing kitchen in this 100-year-old homestead neither respected the era of the house nor the lifestyle of the owners, says designer Leanne Larking of Quattro Uno. “As well as being closed off from the rest of the house, the kitchen was dated and dark – there was very little natural light. The owners wanted a light, bright, spacious kitchen with a direct connection to the garden. They also

wanted a contemporary kitchen that would still retain some traditional elements.” Part of a major renovation of the whole house, the kitchen was enlarged by the removal of an internal wall. This created enough space for a long island set at right angles to new French doors to the garden. “Positioning the island this way ensures light filters through to the floor and countertops,” says Larking. “It also improves the circulation through the kitchen to the outdoors.” The designer says painted cabinetry with inset panels fits with the era of the house.

Above left: Sharp contemporary elements sit alongside traditionally styled cabinetry in this remodeled kitchen by designer Leanne Larking. The kitchen, in a century-old house, complements the character of the architecture, but is designed for modern living. The island features an Elba marble countertop, chosen for its soft color and subtle veining.

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Left: Positioning the island at right angles to the French doors ensures it doesn’t block the natural light. Three Flos pendant lights were chosen for their soft, opaque quality, which complements the island countertop. The bank of cabinets on the side conceal pantries and an integrated refrigerator and separate freezer.

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Kitchen designer: Leanne Larking, Quattro Uno Cabinetry: Framed cabinetry fronts with two-pack lacquer finish Perimeter countertop: Stainless steel by Sharp Edge Engineering Island countertop and backsplash: Elba marble Cabinet hardware: Blum Tandembox Faucets: Perrin & Rowe Oberon Rail system: Katalog Lighting: Aesthetics Diro St recessed, and Flos pendants from Rowe Lighting Range and ventilation: Ilve Dishwasher: Asko Refrigerator and freezer: Fisher & Paykel Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by Anneliese Hough

Above: The kitchen has two sinks, making it easy for more than one person to work at the same time. As well as providing ample space for food preparation and serving, the island functions as the main clean-up area. Above right: Contemporary stainless steel accents include a Katalog accessory rail, and a band along the bottom of the overhead cabinets.

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“The overall design is quite contemporary, thanks to the symmetry of the cabinets, the depth of the countertops and all the stainless steel accents.” Larking specified stainless steel for the perimeter countertop, where it forms a practical surface either side of a new Ilve oven. There is also a stainless steel Katalog rail with hooks and shelving for kitchen accessories, and a stainless steel band along the bottom of the overhead cabinets. “This strong band of stainless steel was designed to lengthen the space visually, while

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allowing the top cupboards to continue at the same height. It also ensures the ventilation and lighting are at a practical height. We wanted this to look like a working kitchen – the stainless steel accentuates this.” The cabinetry on the side wall conceals an integrated refrigerator and freezer. Pocket sliders open to a pantry with a countertop for small appliances, and there is another pantry on the far right. The dishwasher is within the island. See image gallery of this project online at trendsideas.com/us2909p28


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Petite charms This modest yet efficient kitchen offers an easy-going, oceanside aesthetic


Preceding pages: Exposed rafters, rough-hewn paneling with off-white stain, and paneled cabinet doors all help this kitchen sit well in its Martha’s Vineyard cottage setting. Above: Interior designer Elizabeth Swartz has repurposed a rear mudroom as a walk-in pantry in the design, which makes the most of limited available space.

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Effective design connections are as important in a small kitchen as in a larger one. Sightlines, color and form are just three ways to embrace the wider setting – this project employs them all. Designer Elizabeth Swartz says the owners were looking for a small yet spacious kitchen for their Martha’s Vineyard cottage. “A big priority was to give the kitchen a feel of lightness and relaxation. The clients pictured this as their own private escape and wanted the region’s beach sensibility to come through. “The kitchen’s modest volume was tricky to work with, having limited wall space due to

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a plethora of windows. So we looked to other areas for storage, and an adjacent mudroom was converted into a back pantry. Here, we added the large refrigerator in what would otherwise have been a dead corner, and several full-height cabinets for out-of-the-way storage.” Swartz says the kitchen footprint was also a bit difficult because it was square in shape, but not large enough for an island. “It’s a walk-through space, which sees a lot of traffic, so we wanted to keep it open and easy to negotiate. To optimize the flow and strengthen links to the family room I chose a peninsula,


rather than an island. The cherry-topped counter hides clutter from the living areas and offers a serving station for the dining area. Of course, the low counter allows views right across the light-filled spaces in both directions. “We tucked a beverage cooler into the family room side of the peninsula – this is just beside the deck so a prime spot for extra cool drinks.” Cabinetry hues were inspired by the owners’ Scandinavian heritage and its traditional color scheme of white and blue. The designer says this palette also picks up on the natural tones of the beachside location – ocean blues, grays and

greens. The resulting cabinetry colors are Stone Blue and Eggshell. Beadboard paneling on the front of the peninsula is in keeping with classic-look Cape Cod architecture and the traditional wood paneling on the cabinetry is also appropriate. While simple cabinets and metal pulls sit well with typical Cape Cod and the Islands design, there are touches of modernity. The glass tile backsplash is in the original subway format, but in a smaller, more contemporary sizing. Blown-glass pendant lights work with the blue of the cabinets, but offer a modern sensibility.

Above: A bar top running along the peninsula shields mess from the living spaces. The countertops are in durable granite, but the cherry bar top provides a softer, furniture-like transition to the living spaces. Cork tile floors are in keeping with the style of the home and provide an easy-to-clean surface suitable for the sandy, seaside location.

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Architect: Sam Sherman, Sherman Associates (Vineyard Haven, MA) Interior designer: Elizabeth R Swartz ASID, Elizabeth Swartz Interiors (Boston, MA) Cabinetry manufacturer: Crown Point Cabinetry Cabinetry finish: Farrow & Ball Eco-friendly Estate Eggshell in Stone Blue Hardware: Crown Point Cabinetry Countertops: Costa Esmeralda granite from Bianco Tile & Marble; bar top, cherry from Doyle Construction Flooring: Cork tiles from Duro Design Lighting: Pendant lights, Aurora by LBL; track, by Juno; under cabinet Bright Disc Puck Light; Rainbow Diamond sconces by Bruck Backsplash: Akdo frosted blue glass Kitchen sink: Franke Faucets: Rohl Oven, cooktop and dishwasher: Thermador Refrigerator and bar cooler: Liebherr Story by Charles Moxham Photography courtesy of Crown Point Cabinetry

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Above and right: Elizabeth Swartz also designed cabinetry for the adjacent dining and family areas. Having the same cherry countertops in this area draws the rooms together visually. The dishwasher is set just out of view from the living areas but close enough to enable clean glasses to be taken straight from appliance to bar top.

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Open invitation This remodel has turned a cramped galley kitchen into a light, welcoming part of the living space

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‘Let there be light,’ the famous biblical creation command, also offers practical inspiration in terms of interior design – be it dreaming up a superior lighting plan or knocking down a wall of cabinetry that blocks out the sun. The existing ’50s galley-style kitchen in this 1880s house suffered from limited natural light and tight work triangles, says designer Gwyneth Hand. “To transform the space, a central bank of cabinets that had enclosed the room was removed. This opened up the kitchen to


the breakfast-sitting room. The perimeter cabinetry remained in the same position, but we added new paneled cabinet fronts. These are a nod to tradition, but also work with the more modern aesthetic requested by the owners. The classic door hardware is a link with the 1950s kitchen.” Hand introduced an island to replace the central cabinetry. This reintroduces some of the storage and utility lost with the removal of the cabinets. The new island, finished in a rich cherry wood, has an understated, furniture-like appeal, and

provides a graceful transition from the kitchen to social gathering place. Hand says the cherry wood also works well with the original, refinished hardwood floors that run right through the living spaces. “Antiqued mirrors on the outside of the island create a sense of additional space and also refract light coming in through the sitting room,” she says. “The mirrors and mullions build on the furniture-like feel. The mullions are repeated within the built-in cabinets in the far corners of the breakfast-sitting room,

Facing page: Understated, clean-lined cabinetry panels find a middle ground between the home’s origins and the need for a more modern aesthetic. The range hood and refrigerator are fully integrated to play down the kitchen’s function when viewed from the next room. Above: Upper cabinetry windows are backlit to better display objects, but also bring additional light into the upper reaches of the room. The twotone glass and stone backsplash picks up on colors found throughout the open-plan space.

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Above: Positioned between two rooms, the new kitchen offers an easy circulation. Despite its modest size, the island has seating for two. Facing page above: New furniture-like cabinetry introduced by Gwyneth Hand draws the rooms together and brings much-needed storage options. Far right: Given the scale of the room, it was desirable that the television wasn’t always on display. The owner created an operable screen to conceal the set when not in use.

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helping draw these two spaces together. And while the island recouped some of the storage space lost from the removal of the old cabinets, even more storage was gained by the addition of two cabinets in the sitting room. These accommodate serving platters and glasses.” Integrating the refrigerator plays down the more functional aspect of the kitchen, Hand says. “Tall pull-out pantries alongside the refrigerator provide storage for spices and oils close to the cooking triangle.”

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The warm gray-green of the perimeter cabinets and the muted, earthy tones of the glass and stone tile backsplash connect with the neutral hues seen in the sitting room. The color scheme is further enhanced by a durable quartzite countertop surface that echoes the tones of the masonry fireplace. The quartzite was also chosen for its subtle, complementary green and taupe veining. View a video and plans of this project at trendsideas.com/us2909p40


Kitchen designer: Gwyneth Hand CKD, Jennifer Gilmer Kitchen & Bath (Chevy Chase, MD) Interior designer: Beverley Stinson, Beverley Broun Interiors Installer: Thorsen Construction Co Inc Cabinetry: Greenfield cabinets, frameless in furniture maple, finished in Surfside; island in cherry wood, finished in dark brown glaze; living area built-in cabinets in furniture maple and custom finish Countertops: Marble Backsplash: Glass and tile Kitchen sink: Elkay in stainless steel Faucets: Rohl Bridge faucet in polished nickel Cooktop and range Bosch 700 series dual fuel

Ventilation: Custom, integrated Microwave: Wolf Refrigeration: Sub-Zero Dishwasher: Miele, fully integrated Waste disposal: InSinkErator Lighting: Recessed spot task lighting, under-cabinet concealed lighting Floors: Wide-plank oak, existing Fireplace screen: owner Story by Charles Moxham Photography by Bob Narod

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Dark horse This sleek kitchen recedes from the eye and achieves maximum functionality in a restricted space When limited floor space dictates the size of a kitchen, at least two design factors come into play – ensuring there is enough room to move and introducing a look that is understated but not aesthetically cramped. A mezzanine ceiling outlined the scale of this kitchen designed by owner Dave Strudwick in conjunction with architect Barry Condon of Sarah Scott Architects. Created from recycled kauri hardwood floorboards, the ceiling also forms the floor of the office above. Strudwick says the first step was to consider the necessary circulation space – the kitchen can be entered two ways – and position the cabinets, island and appliances accordingly. “Including high upper cabinets to the rear provides maximum storage, while high-spec Blum fittings allow the cabinetry doors to concertina up, without moving beyond reach.” The kitchen is open to the living area and forms a central feature of the open-plan space. To achieve a New York loft-style aesthetic, almost everything is black. All cabinets are finished in black thermoformed vinyl wrap to achieve the level of gloss required, says the architect. “The sink is black engineered stone and the countertops are in a similar material. A black countertop and black glass splashback also feature. Dark wood cross beams form a connection between the kauri ceiling and the kitchen. Strudwick says that while the sleek kitchen has a strong presence, it also recedes visually, making it hard to read the exact depth and the nature of the forms that comprise the space. “There is a balancing element in the living area – a jet-black, raised fireplace,” he says. The initial plan was for the kitchen’s back wall to be in the same color, but a late female intervention placed contrasting white surfaces there, pulling the design back from what the owner describes as a masculine aesthetic.

Left: Even the tapware is black in this kitchen that all but disappears from sight, thanks to its dramatic palette. Above: Track lights were selected for the task lighting, furthering the New York-loft aesthetic. The kitchen’s coolness of tone is reinforced by the stainless steel refrigerator but ameliorated by the warmth of the kauri hardwood ceiling overhead.

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Architect: Barry Condon ANZIA, Sarah Scott Architects Ltd Designer: Dave Strudwick (owner) Kitchen manufacturer: Mt Iron Joinery Oven, cooktop, dishwasher, refrigeration: Fisher & Paykel Backsplash: Black glass Countertops: Granite Kitchen sink: Blanco Story by Charles Moxham Photography by Jamie Cobel

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Right: Dark beams provide a color link between the wood ceiling and a kitchen that is black right down to its granite sink. The upper cabinets feature vertically opening doors to allow for easy access. Most appliances are tucked out of sight from the living spaces, including the oven and range hood. The induction cooktop’s flat surface means this also disappears visually.

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A perfect fit Space is often at a premium in an apartment, but with the right design it’s still possible to have a kitchen with all the bells and whistles, and plenty of storage Above and right: To open up this small kitchen to the rest of the Madison Avenue apartment, architect Alan Berman added a passthrough. Opaque glass doors can be pulled across to hide the kitchen if required. New dark-stained maple cabinetry includes a row of overhead cabinets above the opening. Facing page: The pass-through is framed by the dark granite countertop below and the base of the cabinets above.

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It’s rare to come across a kitchen that hasn’t been updated for around 50 years, but that was exactly the situation for the kitchen in this co-op apartment on New York’s Madison Avenue. Architect Alan Berman of Archetype Design Studio, who worked on the project with his team and direction from the client, says the kitchen was completely original – right down to its green and white metal cabinets. “It also featured fake archways and murals that made it look like a cheap Greek restaurant, and it was closed off from the rest of the apartment,” Berman says. “The owner asked for a

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Architect: Alan Berman, Archetype Design Studio (New York) Project manager: Ingrid Rancier, Archetype Design Studio Cabinets: Cabico raised panel door in maple wood with Ebony Venice stain Backsplash and walls: Porcelanosa Bhutan Bronzy Brown mosaic tiles Hardware: Oil-rubbed bronze from Du Verre Hardware Countertops: Black Galaxy granite from New York Marble & Ceramic Sink: Elkay Faucet: Kallista brushed nickel Instant hot water and filtration system: InSinkErator Classic Range and microwave: Viking Dishwasher: Miele Optima integrated Refrigerator: Sub-Zero Under-cabinet lights: Jesco Lighting LED Tape Light Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by Jamie Cobel

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kitchen with a much more open feel, but she didn’t want a loft-style design. She preferred a contemporary classic look, that would be not too modern nor too old fashioned.” The kitchen was subsequently gutted and rebuilt with maple wood cabinetry featuring an Ebony Venice stain. Decorative mouldings on the panel doors give the cabinets a classical look, but this is balanced by the contemporary aesthetic of the Black Galaxy granite countertops. Project manager Ingrid Rancier says to provide more storage, the height of the overhead cabinets was raised.

“We also added a row of cabinets above a new pass-through to the dining room. Squares of backlit glass at the top of the cabinets prevent the units from overpowering the space.” A radiator was concealed within one of the cabinets, with just the vents showing at the top. Keeping with the simple material palette, the designer specified a single mosaic tile in soft brown tones for all the walls. Darker floor tiles help to ground the space, visually. Connectivity is also greatly improved. The pass-through to the dining room incorporates bifolding doors with opaque glass.

Facing page: Despite the kitchen’s small size, there is ample storage provided by a mix of base and overhead cabinets. These have been customized, with items stored close to where they are used. Backlit glass squares in the top of the doors in the overhead units ensure the cabinetry doesn’t overwhelm the space. Above left: Professional cooking appliances are increasingly in demand, says Berman. For this kitchen a Viking range was specified.

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Welcome change It’s easy to see the value of an intensive kitchen remodel when you can compare the original with the new


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Slice of history Tradition was upheld in the remodel of this kitchen, which incorporates antique 19th-century bedroom furniture from Sicily

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Kitchen designers get many unusual requests, but few are probably as challenging as the remodel of the kitchen in this 25-year-old Spanish Colonial house in California. The owners had found a set of antique mesquite bedroom furniture they wished to use for the cabinetry, says designer Cheryl Hamilton-Gray. “Working out how this could be incorporated into the


design was just one challenge. The other involved the layout. One of the owners is a devoted surfer. He wanted to be able to perch on a stool eating his breakfast and look out the window to the ocean to see if the surf was up.� The designer says the first step in the process was taking a full inventory of all the antique furniture, which was disassembled and reinstalled

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Preceding pages: The living areas in this Spanish Colonial home have been extensively remodeled to provide a better flow and to replace a small galley kitchen. These pages: Designer Cheryl Hamilton-Gray remodeled an opening between the kitchen and dining room, removing an arch and adding pocket doors. Mesquite cabinetry from an antique bedroom set was incorporated into the design, with new panels made as required.

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Above: The new peninsula features an insert of colored tiles, chosen to complement the antique light pendant. Doors in the tall cabinets can be accessed easily from either side of the peninsula. Facing page, top and lower, and right: With the mesquite cabinets extending into the family room, there is a much greater sense of visual continuity. The cabinets in the family room include a bar area, out of the way of the main kitchen.

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on new casework. The door panels determined the width of the cabinets, with additional hand-carved mesquite pieces made to match where necessary. The cabinetry was extended into the family area to better integrate the two spaces. However, glass doors and an open shelf were added to the large bank of cabinets in the family room to ensure it wouldn’t overwhelm the space.


Kitchen designer: Cheryl Hamilton-Gray CKD, Hamilton-Gray Design, Inc (Carlsbad, CA) Cabinet company: Custom 4 U Cabinetry: Reclaimed antique bedroom set with augmented parts, in mesquite wood stained to match original Storage systems: Rev-A-Shelf Countertops: Tumbled limestone from Unique Tile & Stone Design Backsplash: MA Tile & Stone Design Sink: Hammered natural copper farmhouse by Mexican Sink Concepts Faucets: Newport Brass by Pacific Sales Flooring: Cherry by Stevens Enterprises Oven: La Cornue Warming drawer and microwave oven: Dacor Ventilation: Best built-in hood housing Refrigeration: Sub-Zero Dishwasher: Fisher & Paykel; Miele Kitchen furniture: Kelly Dougherty Designs Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by Previewfirst.com

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“To create more room for base cabinets in the kitchen, we raised the windows in a turret area that was always a bit too small for a breakfast table,” says Hamilton-Gray. “This area now houses coffeemaking facilities, a microwave and refrigerator. Wherever possible, the appliances are integrated into the cabinets.” A new peninsula, which provides a casual dining area,

is positioned to give the owner a direct view through the dining room to the ocean. “All the countertops are tiled, in keeping with the look of a traditional Spanish kitchen,” says the designer. “For the peninsula we added an insert of colored tiles. These provide visual relief for the large surface.” Colored tiles were also specified for the backsplash in

the cooking center, after much deliberation. “There are white patterned tile borders elsewhere in the house,” says Hamilton-Gray. “So that was a consideration, but we went for a soft gold tile with pillowed edges that give a 3-D look. The rhomboid shape echoes a design along the wall above the hammered copper sink. “This is a highly decorated

home, typical of the Spanish Colonial style, so it was all about adding layer upon layer, while ensuring it all worked together.” Other new features to be introduced include a bar area with a sink and refrigerator, which is below a new elevated fireplace in the family room. New pocket doors were also added to screen off the dining room when required.

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By invitation only Moving with the times – this 1980s condo now has a sleek, light-filled kitchen that is not only much more functional, but also better suited to entertaining

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When you are downsizing to a condo with a kitchen that’s half the size of the one in your former home, functionality becomes a priority. But as the new owners of this 1980s condo discovered, existing kitchens don’t always fit the bill. Kitchen designer Will Adams of SieMatic San Francisco says the original kitchen in the condo was not only dated aesthetically, but


also dysfunctional. It suffered from a lack of natural light, and workstations were compromised by a long, narrow island. There was also no flow to the adjoining rooms. “The owners, interior designer Suzanne Vuko and her husband John, love to cook and wanted a kitchen that would be much better suited to entertaining,” Adams says. Opening up the kitchen

to the dining and living areas was the first priority. Walls were removed to allow natural light to reach right into the kitchen, which is positioned in the middle of the condo. An inefficient fluorescent light fixture – another product of the ’80s – was also removed and a coffered ceiling with traditional mouldings added. ”The owners came from a much more traditional home,

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Facing page top and above: Crisp, off-white cabinets with backpainted glass doors are teamed with nutmeg oak veneer in this new SieMatic kitchen designed by Will Adams. The peninsula features a decorative blue glass tiled back and a textural granite bar top. Facing page lower and left: Before and after pictures highlight the changes. One corner is now a beverage center – the corner cabinet has swinging shelves for easy access.

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Above and facing page, top: The new cooking center is flanked by two towers framed in nutmeg oak veneer. One tower houses two ovens, and the other incorporates a steam oven and pantries top and bottom. Other appliances include a Gaggenau grill next to the cooktop, and an island hood that accommodates the extradeep 30in cabinets. Facing page lower: The original kitchen was outdated in terms of both its aesthetics and functionality.

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and wanted to keep a hint of tradition,” Adams says. “So, for the flooring Suzanne chose porcelain tiles with a woodgrain look, with an inset marble tile border.” A more contemporary approach was taken for the cabinet design. The flush doors and drawers are laminate gloss in Magnolia White. “To ensure the kitchen would be warm and inviting,

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we specified nutmeg oak wood panels for all the vertical elements,” says Adams. “Both the wood and the off-white cabinets help to warm it up, so the kitchen does not look clinical.” The cabinetry includes three overhead display cabinets, illuminated from within. “Suzanne Vuko liked the idea of introducing a pop of blue, with her cookware and stemware,” says Adams. “The

blue provides a visual balance to the warmer materials. There is even a bluish tint to the accent tiles in the glass mosaic backsplash. To add an element of surprise, Suzanne chose decorative blue glass subway tiles for the back of the peninsula, teaming these with a dramatic granite bar top.” At 30in, the cabinets are deeper than standard units, which provides extra counter


space. For this reason, also, a large island stainless steel hood was chosen over a traditional chimney hood – it covers the full depth of the counter. “The owners chose a large stainless steel Sub-Zero refrigerator, which is almost the pièce de résistance,” says Adams. “Two stainless steel wine refrigerators and stainless steel shelving also help to keep the look crisp and fresh.”

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Kitchen designer: Will Adams, SieMatic San Francisco (San Francisco) Interior designer: Suzanne Vuko Cabinet company: SieMatic Cabinetry: Laminate in Magnolia White Gloss with Nutmeg Oak veneer panels; Magnolia White backpainted glass; doors with clear glass; stainless steel pulls Hardware and storage systems: SieMatic Countertops: Belenco quartz; Shara Beige granite accent Wall tiles: Bedrosians glass

Shelves: Berlin custom stainless steel Ovens, cooktop and ventilation: Thermador; Wolf steam oven Grill: Gaggenau Refrigeration: Sub-Zero; Liebherr wine refrigerator and beverage center Dishwasher: Thermador fully integrated Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by Tim Maloney

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Magical makeover It takes the eye of a professional to unlock the potential of a space, as this kitchen remodel by TRS Designs, Inc demonstrates Visualizing a new kitchen in your own home is never easy, no matter how many before-and-after images you study. The owner of this kitchen was initially seeking to refinish her cabinetry, says designer Thomas Richard of TRS Designs, Inc. But that wouldn’t have solved the existing problems of insufficient storage and inadequate countertop space. “It was also clear the kitchen needed an island with a lot more presence,” says Richard. “But it was hard for the owner to see how these things could be achieved.”

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Richard’s solution did not involve structural changes – he simply rearranged the layout and introduced new cabinetry. The refrigerator was moved from its position near the cooktop to a side wall where it replaced a desk. The cooking center could then be enlarged considerably, to become a key feature of the kitchen. “I also suggested a much larger island that provides additional counter space. A raised bar top with stools creates a casual seating area, and makes this a much more social space,” the designer says.

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The island is in solid cherry wood with a nutmeg stain and chocolate glaze. This is teamed with off-white perimeter cabinets with a Baked Alaska finish – a chocolate glaze was applied over a champagne base and then rubbed back to leave a distressed beading detail. Both the island and perimeter cabinets feature full overlay mitered doors with a raised center panel. “At TRS Designs we have five different brands of cabinets, with numerous door styles, wood species and finishes,” says Richard. “This means clients have literally

thousands of cabinetry options, which can be overwhelming, so we usually provide four or five samples and ask for feedback to narrow down the choice.” Here, the cabinets were teamed with Delicatus Gold granite countertops. For details, or to visit the showroom by appointment, contact TRS Designs, Inc, 6 North Main St, Spring City, PA, phone (484) 571 7340. Web: www.trs-designs.com.

Facing page, top and lower: Remodeling this kitchen has given it a much stronger visual presence, says designer Thomas Richard of TRS Designs, Inc in Pennsylvania. Special features of the cabinetry include an arched moulding above the window, with a similar moulding on the custom range hood, which was built on site. The designer also extended the granite on the countertops to the window sill, where it forms a highly practical, decorative ledge.

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Above: The new island, in solid cherry wood, is larger than the original, and more functional. It now incorporates a bar top and casual seating.

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Tall and bright This kitchen has been reconsidered to provide capacious cabinetry, a warm, light-filled aesthetic and space for two chefs

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Often it is one thing to address all the needs on a client’s wish list and quite another to thread a striking, multi-layered aesthetic right through the design – this project does both. Textural variations between the porcelain floor tiles, diverse wood and laminate cabinets and orbitalized stainless steel countertops give the reinvented kitchen a rich, enduring appeal. An emphasis on form can be seen in the shallow arch of the window above the sink, which is repeated in the shape of the hood, the island countertop, chair backs and desk. Designer Richard Landon says that as well


as interweaving these themes, many pragmatic transformations were made to meet the homeowners’ request for more light, storage and cooking versatility – elements the old kitchen fundamentally lacked. “Some structural changes were instrumental in accommodating the wish list,” says Landon. “We introduced the taller, arched window above the sink to let in more natural light and views of the hillside. We also shifted the French doors to align with the hall, affording space for another window. Lastly, in terms of structure, floor space was gained by moving a bathroom.”

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Facing page and above: In this kitchen, cloud-like visual textures in the porcelain floor tiles connect with the washed look of the alder cabinets and textured Formica cabinetry – the latter surface chosen for areas that face heavy use. The kitchen, by Richard Landon, balances the classic and modern, epitomized by a library ladder in wood and stainless steel. Left: The old kitchen lacked light and felt crowded when more than one person was cooking.

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Interior designer, kitchen designer and space planner: Richard Landon NKBA, NWSID, CMKBD Richard Landon Design (Bellevue, WA) Cabinet company: Aristocratic Cabinets Contractor: Tim And A Team Inc Cabinetry: Natural alder, Espresso glazed; Formica in Walnut Quarstone Hardware: Chown Hardware Countertops: Orbital-finish stainless steel by Metal Masters; jatoba butcher block by Carver Construction; Silestone Gedatsu polished on table at end of island; elsewhere Silestone Nirvana polished Flooring: Canyon Slate in Musk color by Surface Art from Discount Tile Outlet Doors and windows: Milgard Lighting: Diz pendants on monorail by Tech Lighting; Juno Kitchen sinks: Custom designed by Richard Landon, fabricated by Metal Masters Oven: Bosch Cooktop: Bertazzoni Ventilation: Trapeze by Cheng Design Microwave: SuperSteam by Sharp Refrigeration: Electrolux Dishwasher: Inspira by Miele Library ladder: NME Story by Charles Moxham Photography by William Feemster

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Mindful that the workspace would be used by more than one chef, Landon made the island an optimum size. He also selected a cooktop with side controls, so that two cooks working either side of the island both have easy access. For more storage, ceiling-high cabinets were added, with a ladder accessing the upper areas. Tall pantries were set on the end wall and deep drawers effectively double the capacity of standard drawer sizes. The island also has overlapping drawers – each side has a full-width drawer that alternates with the next. With parents and teenagers using the space,

countertops were introduced at varying heights. “On the island, the jatoba, end-grain butcher block suits the tallest family member, as does a long, raised counter on the end wall,” says Landon. “All other work surfaces are also tall, but closer to standard height.” Besides improving light penetration from outside, Landon layered internal light sources, from the lit upper display cabinets to concealed, under-island lighting. A ceiling monorail system adds more general lighting and decorative task luminaires light the desk area. The study nook was another request of the owners.

Facing page: Deep island drawers in textural Formica Walnut Quarstone optimize storage. The countertop has a contrasting orbitalized stainless steel surface. Top left: The warmth of the butcher’s block connects with the burgundy wall paint, chosen by the owner. Above left: The square tile format is echoed in the shape of the island cabinets. Links in form, tone, and texture draw the kitchen together.

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Softly, softly Symmetrical cabinets and quartz countertops reminiscent of a Monet painting define this light and airy kitchen

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Before and after pictures invariably tell an interesting story, but for this kitchen remodel, the contrast between the old and the new is especially remarkable. Designer Lisa Steinbach Schecter of Kitchens on Montana took a tired, overdecorated country kitchen with floral tiled soffits and panels, and transformed it into a classically refined, highly functional family kitchen. “The original kitchen was congested and awkward to work in,� Schecter says. “The heavy soffits also made it feel very


closed in, and a peninsula and huge pot rack were two particular eyesores.” The designer says the owners wanted a lighter, more airy kitchen along traditional lines. They also required a better flow to the overall space. “We removed all the fixtures, including the peninsula and an arched wall around the cooking center. And we widened the doorway to the dining area and glazed a rear door. This helped to open up the space and let in more light.” Schecter also swapped the positions

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Above left and left: This classically inspired kitchen designed by Lisa Steinbach Schecter replaces a tired, country-style interior with floral tiled soffits and panels. The new palette is limited to soft white and silver gray, with watercolor accents provided by the owner’s decorative glassware. Above: The new cooking center occupies a space formerly taken by a large refrigerator-freezer. Swapping the positions of these appliances meant the designer could make a feature of the Wolf range – and provided room for a landing space on either side. The backsplash incorporates a tiled centerpiece in a Moorish pattern.

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Above and right: The congested, cluttered look of the kitchen has given way to a more open interior. The surface in front of the bay window now extends further back, providing more counter space and making the kitchen look larger. Facing page, top and lower: Because the owners love to entertain, the kitchen was opened up to provide a more social space. New banquette seating was added to the dining area, which freed up room for two leather armchairs and shelving for the owners’ cookbook collection. This is now a favorite sitting area, with an attractive view through the French doors to the leafy patio.

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of the refrigerator and cooking center to improve the work triangle. “In the original kitchen, there was no landing space either side of the range,” she says. “Now there is plenty of counter space, and because the island is larger, the perimeter work areas are much closer to the island countertop and prep sink.” To enhance the classical look, Schecter created a strong sense of symmetry through the cabinet design. Cabinets feature raised panel doors with beaded insets. A soft white shade was chosen for


the perimeter cabinets, while the island is a pale silvery gray. “We teamed this with beautiful quartz stone countertops that are reminiscent of a Monet painting,” the designer says. “The island also features clipped corners and corbels that help to make it stand out as a special centerpiece.” Overhead display cabinets showcase glass and stemware, and incorporate decorative plate racks. Wherever possible, appliances are integrated into the cabinets to continue the traditional look.

Kitchen designer: Lisa Steinbach Schecter, Kitchens on Montana (Santa Monica, LA) Cabinet company: Kitchens on Montana Cabinetry: Custom raised panel mapel doors with beaded insets, in Soft White and Silverpointe Hardware: Antique bronze from Top Knobs Countertops: White Macaubas quartz Backsplash: Antique White tiles from Mosaic House Sink: Rohl Faucets: Waterstone Lighting: Formations; Hudson Valley Lighting Flooring: Porcelain limestone tiles Range and microwave oven: Wolf Ventilation: Modern-Aire

Refrigeration: Sub-Zero Dishwasher: Miele Waste disposal: InSinkErator Kitchen and dining room furniture: Restoration Hardware Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by Tim Maloney

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Playful contrast Classic, contemporary and surprising, this kitchen responds to the tastes of its owners Home interiors are no longer expected to fall into strict categories of classic or modern. Increasingly, decor is becoming a celebration of personal loves and likes – whatever the preferred design flavor. Created by designer Mick De Giulio, this kitchen offers the best of all worlds. The client wish list specified an open-plan kitchen and family room that would project an edgy feel, yet meld with the home’s traditional architecture. The owners love to cook and entertain so the space had to combine functionality and drama. In many ways, the room’s ceiling both leads and symbolizes this project, says De Giulio. “We introduced ornate crown mouldings to tie in with the home’s origins but at the same time, we replaced the round recessed lights in the existing kitchen with rectilinear versions.” Contrasting tones and textures balance each other in the new design. White lacquered cabinets on the wall and island play off an ebonized cabinet with antiqued mirrored panels that conceals the integrated refrigerator. Gleaming stainless steel cabinets flank the range. The room is grounded by the existing wood floors, stained a darker tone to accentuate the artisan wall finish and cream cabinetry. A balance of scale further draws the decor together. The presence of the large range hood, designed by De Giulio, is played down by its reflective surfaces, and the mass of the island is mitigated by its modern, slender countertop. “Plenty of cabinets, spacious work surfaces and heavy-duty appliances cater to the business side of the kitchen, but several elements have a more glamorous appeal,” says the designer. “For example, I designed a tall glassware cabinet with a polished, reflective frame and ebonized walnut interiors. This eye-catching, modern piece catches the sparkle of the large chandelier over the breakfast table and light from the nearby floor-to-ceiling windows.”

Preceding pages: Super-slender stone countertops, antiqued mirror cabinet fronts, a stainless steel hood and a traditional chandelier all contribute to this eclectic yet balanced decor by designer Mick De Giulio. Left: Subtle touches abound in the design. The left and right panels of the marble backsplash draw to one side to reveal storage. The granite island countertop was extended by including a frame in the same stone.

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Kitchen designer: Mick De Giulio NKBA, ASID, De Giulio Kitchen Design (Wilmette, IL) Interior designer: Eve Whiston Cabinetry: Island and perimeter, SieMatic BeauxArts in Magnolia White lacquer; refrigerator armoire, De Giulio Collection in ebonized walnut with antiqued mirror panels; De Giulio Collection glassware cabinet, polished stainless steel and glass with ebonized walnut interior Countertops: Island, Orion Suede granite; perimeter, honed Calacatta Gold marble; range wall, De Giulio Collection brushed stainless steel Backsplash: Sink wall, Calacatta Gold tiles; sliding backsplash, Calacatta Gold marble, honed Kitchen sink: Window wall, Kallista Soltiere; island, Kallista Multiere Faucets: Kallista One, nickel-silver finish Oven and cooktop: Wolf Hood: Custom, polished stainless steel, by De Giulio Kitchen Design Microwave: Panasonic Refrigeration and wine cooler: Sub-Zero Dishwasher: Miele Waste disposal: KitchenAid Warming drawer: Dacor Kitchen furniture: Breakfast table chairs, Hickory Chair; counter stools, Madigan Stool with Jumbo Croc leather in burgundy Lighting: Porta Romano Ribbon wall sconces; Hector Finch polished nickel pendants; chandelier by Niermann Weeks Story by Charles Moxham Photography by Eric Hausman

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Left: New crown mouldings tie in with the original window and door frames. The breakfast table is one of the few round elements in a design that emphasizes clean lines and rectilinear forms. The glassware cabinet – in polished stainless steel with ebonized walnut interiors – is one of three statement pieces designed by Mick De Giulio for this project.

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Picture this This kitchen combines easy pedestrian flow with a design that ties the space to its surroundings

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Blending in with the greater space is always a balancing act when it comes to designing a kitchen – while a demarcated area of use is essential, so too is an aesthetic contribution to the surrounding spaces. When kitchen designer Angela Otten came to this project, the house was still in the planning stage. This allowed her to work with the architects to delineate the kitchen by matching the cabinetry layout with the coffered ceiling above. The owners had asked for a playful design that would offer plenty of room to move, and would feel part of the overall interior, says Otten.


“To work in with the adjacent living space, I introduced a black wood frame element that surrounds the baking and associated storage area, and another that encapsulates the rear counter and cooktop. These frames match similar ebonized elements in the living area, such as the hearth surround on the fireplace. “The predominantly black-and-white scheme forms another all-enveloping framework – the outer white island, the endpiece on the inner island and the wall and ceiling trim around all the wood frames form a ring of white surrounding all the black elements in the space.”

Another connecting device in the kitchen is a generous use of backpainted glass. This is seen on the cabinets over the ovens, on cabinet faces in the butler’s pantry, on the end of the island, and repeated in similar form as the backsplash to the shelving on either side of the fireplace in the living room. Design continuity runs from the most public place to the most private space, with the marble on the fireplace hearth repeated on the rear wall of the butler’s pantry. “The playful side of the design is revealed in several ways, such as in the vibrant red of the backsplash,” says Otten.

Facing page: Marble walls in the butler’s pantry of this lively, eclectic kitchen reflect a design where every aspect is important. Frosted glass upper cabinetry is repeated in the main kitchen. Above: Ebonized wood frames play a key connecting role in this mainly black-and-white design. The coffered ceiling provides visual interest and helps separate the kitchen from surrounding areas.

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Architects: Richard Sall, B + Y Architects, Josh Hayton, Iris Building Group (Denver, CO) Kitchen designer: Angela Otten, William Ohs Showrooms Interior designers: Kristi Dinner, Company KD; Karyn McGowan Builder: Devin Cooper, Iris Building Group Kitchen manufacturer: Wm Ohs Inc Cabinetry: Obsidian rift white oak on a modified Shaker door, matte lacquer slab on a Vogue door, stainless steel and back-painted glass doors for accents Hardware: Top Knobs Storage systems: William Ohs custom storage systems Countertops: Caesarstone, Carrara marble, granite Backsplash: Red Hot Mamma Oven and range hood: Wolf Ventilation: Custom by Weldwright Fabricators Dishwasher: Asko Microwave: Sharp Warming drawer: Dacor Refrigeration: Sub-Zero Story by Charles Moxham Photography by Emily Minton Redfield

Preceding page: Ebonized wood, back-painted glass and two-pack lacquer are the predominating materials in this design. The red of the backsplash is echoed in objects, artworks and furnishings in the adjacent areas. This page: The breakfast area, complete with a Lazy Susan on the table, has a traditional feel. The black frames and polished wood floors provide the strongest visual connection.

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“The custom-designed range hood features vertical wood strips that give the impression it is suspended,” says Otten. “Other light-hearted touches include the dainty chandeliers over the inner island, chosen by the interior designer, and the oversized corbels on the outer island.” Beyond the bold color scheme and lighthearted elements, the kitchen is a picture of responsive functionality. The inner island is used for food preparation and cleaning, and includes a sink, while the outer island provides a convenient spot for guests or family members to sit and chat with the chef.

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“The white cabinet at the end of the black island contains plates with a dedicated drawer above for cutlery, just a step away from the breakfast area,” Otten says. “And the cabinet at the end of the entertainment island includes a low-set beverage refrigerator for the children. “Coffee and snack-making facilities are set on the periphery of the kitchen, so someone can grab a drink or sandwich without interrupting the workflow of the main space.” See a video and plans of this project online at trendsideas.com/us2909p78


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Pièce de rÊsistance This kitchen in a new traditional house was aligned to allow a direct sightline from the front door, through the foyer, kitchen and family room to the feature fireplace beyond

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With the kitchen so much a part of modern living today, it’s not surprising that a kitchen designer working on a new home has a significant role to play. When Matthew Quinn of Design Galleria was commissioned to design the kitchen for this new traditional house by Clay Chapman of Period Architecture, he could see there was an opportunity to

accentuate an elevated brick fireplace that was one of the key features of the architecture. “The brick fireplaces are the first elements to be built in Chapman’s houses,” he says. “They are always distinctive, and it made sense to align this fireplace up with the front door and kitchen cabinetry. To do this we shifted the stairs slightly. Now you enter into a double-height grand foyer,

move through a lower, vaulted space and then pop out again into the kitchen and family area with its high ceiling.” Quinn says in this family it is the retired husband who is most interested in cooking. “The kitchen is essentially his laboratory,”he says. “He loves to go to the farmers’ markets, buy fresh produce and come back and experiment with various foods and sauces.

Facing page: There is a very close connection between this kitchen and the foyer of the new house. The openings all line up from the front door, so there is a sightline right through the kitchen to an inviting fireplace in the family room at the opposite end. Above: Sleek steel elements help to keep the look crisp and modern, even though the recessed panel cabinet doors have a transitional appeal. The overhead cabinets have wire inserts.

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Above and facing page, top: The key axis through the house is marked by the position of the door openings, the island and the two pendant lights that have an antique metal finish.The high mouldings serve as a shelf to display key ceramic pieces. Facing page, lower: A large painted hutch is also a key feature of the kitchen. This furniture-style piece incorporates antique mirror panels and a black walnut countertop. It stores items for the dining room.

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So it had to be a great kitchen to work in.” For this reason all the food prep and cooking can be carried out on one side of the island where there is an easy work triangle between the sink, refrigerator and oven. On the opposite side of the oven is a large, decorative hutch that functions as a bar, with ample storage for wine, liquor and glassware. Inset

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antique mirrored panels and a black walnut countertop on the hutch enhance the traditional, furniture-style look of the cabinet. High clerestories bring natural light into the kitchen – these are the only walls in the kitchen as the house is close to the neighboring property on this side. The clerestory windows also allow a pleasant leafy view of the treetops for

family and friends seated at the island. “Because the island was designed to form part of that axis through the house, we gave it a dark ebony stain, rather than painting it white, like the perimeter cabinets,” says Quinn. “Being dark it appears to have emerged from the dark wood floor – it certainly doesn’t detract from the sightline.


“The client loved the look of soapstone, but it is not a practical surface for a kitchen, so we found a granite slab that looks very like soapstone, but has the added functionality.” Overhead cabinets either side of the cooking center have a wire mesh accent. This wall is further enhanced by brick-style, white-painted tiles laid in a herringbone pattern, another traditional touch.

Kitchen designer: Matthew Quinn, Design Galleria (Atlanta) Interior designer: Marilyn Rosenberg, Kidd Rutherford Designs House designer and builder: Clay Chapman, Period Architecture Cabinet company: Downsview Cabinetry: Painted, with antique mirror inserts Countertops: Green Lagoon granite with honed finish on island and perimeter cabinets; black walnut on hutch Hardware: Matthew Quinn Collection

Backsplash: Grove tiles in Butler’s Bisque from Waterworks Sink: Blanco Faucet and pot filler: Rohl Flooring: Oak from Hillman Flooring & Design Paints: Benjamin Moore in Natural Cream Range: Wolf Range hood: Custom in brushed stainless steel with polished stainless steel crown and shelf Refrigeration: Sub-Zero Dishwasher: Miele

Pendant lights: Single Sloane Street Shop Light in Antique Nickel from Circa Lighting Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by Galina Coada

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Refined design Textured German cabinetry and flamed granite contribute to the polished sophistication of this remodeled kitchen

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One of the biggest remodeling challenges is working with existing structural elements that may not be desired but are too costly to be changed. Sometimes, innovative design solutions are required to disguise these. This house, for example, featured an exterior wall that popped out like a bay window – with the kitchen cabinetry echoing the angles on the inside. Kitchen designer Jean-Claude Desjardins of Belle Kitchen says the result was a kitchen with no flow. “The cabinetry incorporated 45° angles, which looked very dated and angular,” he says.


“The house was built in the late ’80s, but the kitchen looked like it had been designed in 1970. Even the bank of cabinets on the opposite wall was not flush.” Sandy Merrill, the owner who was closely involved with the interior design, wanted a more modern, clean-lined kitchen that would complement the rest of the remodeled house. “We gutted the room and introduced new Leicht cabinetry that has a light, horizontal texture,” says Desjardins. “The base cabinetry absorbs the angles on the exterior wall, presenting as a single flat elevation.”

The designer then chose to reinforce the symmetry of the wall behind, which already featured two low slot windows. “We needed to come up with detailing that would incorporate those windows,” he says. “This was provided by two illuminated display boxes featuring the same light texture but with lacquered dark brown interiors. These are used to display decorative glass vases.” Desjardins says the dark brown shade can be seen elsewhere in the house, which has a Zenlike interior and features several Asian artefacts and dark wood furniture.

Above left and following pages: This new kitchen, designed by JeanClaude Desjardins of Belle Kitchen teams lightly textured cabinetry with an off-white island to create a sleek, modern look. An angled exterior wall features display boxes and horizontal slot windows. Above: Symmetrical corner cabinets with L-shaped doors and special hinges flank the entry to a hallway. The glass shelves were designed to give the impression they are floating.

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Kitchen and interior designer: Jean-Claude Desjardins, Belle Kitchen Design Build (Minneapolis, MN) Interior designer: Sandy Merrill, Merrill Design Studio Builder: Belle Kitchen Design Build Cabinet company: Leicht Cabinetry: Leicht high-pressure laminate in Mountain Larch Countertops: Silestone Haiku on perimeter; Cosmos granite by Belle Kitchen Design Build on island Flooring: Delfos Blanco porcelain tile Backsplash: Glass with wallpaper behind Sink: Kraus Faucets: Elkay Table: Calligaris Astro Lighting: Eurofase pendant above island; Sonneman Puri pendant above dining; Häfele Loox LED under cabinets Oven: Bosch Cooktop: Wolf Ventilation: Best by Broan Refrigeration: Miele Dishwasher: Asko fully integrated Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by Brian Droege

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Top right: The kitchen opens to the outdoors, and also to the family room. But the designer says the two rooms were not completely integrated as the kitchen is already large, and the two ceiling heights are very different. Above right: A glass-topped breakfast table has a dark wood base that tones with the dark brown casing around the cabinets and the interiors of the display boxes.

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The concept of display also determined the design of two symmetrical corner cabinets that frame the entry to a hallway. The cabinets feature hinged, L-shaped doors with Germanengineered hardware and center glass panels. The doors open to reveal floating glass shelves. Symmetry defines the cooking center as well. This features a glass backsplash over an embossed wallpaper. Desjardins says this was a way to introduce a textural element, while ensuring the kitchen remained easy to clean. Pull-out pantries flank the double oven, while the large bank of cabinets near the

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breakfast table accommodates an integrated refrigerator, home office and storage. This entire wall of cabinets is framed with a dark brown casing, providing another visual link with the rest of the house. The island has smooth off-white cabinetry and a contrasting Cosmos granite countertop. “This is an exquisite granite with a flame-cut textured top that gives it an organic look,” says the designer. “Visually, it helps to balance the lighter stone on the perimeter countertops, and the off-white cabinetry also provides contrast and a point of difference.”


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De Giulio Kitchen Design 72-77 De Giulio, Mick NKBA, ASID 72-77 Delfos 92 Design Galleria 84-87 Desjardins, Jean-Claude 88-92 Dinner, Kristi 78-82 Discount Tile Outlet 67 Downsview Kitchens 84-87 Doyle Construction 38 Du Verre Hardware 51 Dura Supreme Cabinetry 95 Duro Design 38 Electrolux 67 Elizabeth Swartz Interiors 34-38 Elkay 43, 51, 92 Eurofase 92 Farrow & Ball 38 Fisher & Paykel 32, 46, 57 Flos 32 Formations 71 Formica 67 Franke 27, 38 Gaggenau 61 Gerrity Stone 27 Gessi 20 Gibson, Stuart 16-21 Greenfield Cabinetry 40-43 Grohe 9 H채fele 92 Hamilton-Gray Design, Inc 52-57 Hamilton-Gray, Cheryl CKD 52-57 Hammerton 15 Hand, Gwyneth CKD 40-43 Hayton, Josh 78-82 Hector Finch Lighting 77 Hickory Chair 77 Hillman Flooring & Design 87 Hudson Valley Lighting 71 Ilve 32

Imperial Kitchen Ventilation 39 InSinkErator 43, 51, 71 Iris Building Group 78-82 Iris Lighting 27 Jennifer Gilmer Kitchen & Bath 40-43 Jesco Lighting 51 Juno 38, 67 Kallista 51, 77 Katalog 32 Kelly Dougherty Designs 57 Kidd Rutherford Designs 84-87 KitchenAid 77 Kitchens on Montana 68-71 Knoll 15 Kohler 15 Kraus 2, 92 La Cornue 57 Landon, Richard NKBA, NWSID, CMKBD 64-67 Larking, Leanne 28-32 LBL Lighting 38 Le Creuset 20 Leicht 88-92 Liebherr 20, 38, 61 Lightology 15 Lincoln Sentry 20 Lynn Malone Design 16-21 MA Tile & Stone Design 57 Malone, Lynn 16-21 Marvin Windows and Doors 15, 27 MasterBrand Cabinets IFC-1 McGowan, Karyn 78-82 Merrill Design Studio 88-92 Merrill, Sandy 88-92 Metal Masters 67 Mexican Sink Concepts 57 Meyer & Meyer, Inc 22-27 Meyer, John I AIA 22-27 Meyer, Laura Brooks IIDA 22-27

Miele 27, 43, 51, 57, 67, 71, 87, 92 Milgard 67 Modern-Aire 71 Mosaic House 71 Mt Iron Joinery 44-46 New York Marble & Ceramic 51 Newport Brass 57 Niermann Weeks 77 NW Millwork 15 Otten, Angela 78-82 Pacific Sales 57 Panasonic 77 Pedini 96-IFC Period Architecture 84-87 Perrin & Rowe 32 Pompei Glass 27 Porcelanosa 51 Porto, Rosemary 22-27 Quattro Uno 28-32 Quinn, Matthew 84-87 Rangecraft 33 Red Hot Mamma 82 Resene 20 Restoration Hardware 71 Rev-A-Shelf 57 Richard Landon Design 64-67 Rigidized Metals 4 Rohl 38, 43, 71, 87 Rosenberg, Marilyn 84-87 Rowe Lighting 32 Sall, Richard 78-82 Sarah Scott Architects Ltd 44-46 Schechter, Lisa Steinbach 68-71 Schumacher 27 Sharp 67, 82 Sharp Edge Engineering 32 Sherman Associates 34-38 Sherman, Sam 34-38 SieMatic 22-27, 58-61, 72-77

Silestone 3, 67 Smeg 20 Sonneman 92 Stainless Living 4 Stevens Enterprises 57 Stinson, Beverley 40-43 Stone Italiana 20, 47, 93 Strudwick, Dave 44-46 Sub-Zero 7, 27, 43, 51, 57, 61, 71, 77, 82, 87 Superior Pad Corporation 8-15 Surface Art 67 Susan Fredman Design Group 8-15 Swartz, Elizabeth R ASID 34-38 Tech Lighting 67 Thermador 15, 38, 61 ThinkGlass OBC Thorsen Construction Co Inc 43 Tim and a Team Inc 67 Top Knobs 71, 82 Trends Publishing International 8 TRS Designs, Inc 62-63 True Professional Series 83 Unique Tile & Stone Design 57 Viking 51 Vuko, Suzanne 58-61 Waterstone 71 Waterworks 87 Weldwright Fabricators 82 Whiston, Eve 72-77 William Ohs Showrooms 78-82 Wm Ohs Inc 78-82 Wolf 7, 27, 43, 61, 71, 77, 82, 87, 92 Wood-Mode 8-15 Woodrabbit Kitchen & Custom Design 16-21 Workshopped 20 Yellow Diva 20


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