One of our Contemporary Projects was chosen as the Second Place winner in the National GE Monogram Design Contest!!
The 80’s kitchen in this contemporary home was in desperate need of an update.
Everything from the old tile floors to the unstylish cabinets needed to be replaced and there was significant opportunity to improve the layout for better function and improved flow to the adjacent areas.
We started by exploring numerous layout options with the clients then combined the preferred design elements from different sketches to create the plan that would meet their needs and fit the space in the best possible way.
The highlights of the new kitchen are:
-An added window in the corner increases the panoramic view, brings in more natural light and creates better symmetry around the sink area.
-A new passage from the kitchen to the family room was added for a more convenient traffic pattern and a round wooden counter extends from the corner for added seating.
The main work area consists of an L-shaped layout with an island. This arrangement includes the built-in refrigerator with TV above, an elevated dish washer with appliance garage, curved front corner sink cabinet and the cooktop with integrated curved front stainless chimney and glass backsplash.
The island offers plenty of storage, knee space on the inside for the cook and room for three more stools for dining and entertaining. The soft curves make it easy to move around and compliment the overall design very well.
The wall oven is on the back wall with landing space on both sides and extra storage by the sliding doors to the deck.
The large walk-in pantry was reconfigured to allow for a wrap-around bar with sink, refrigerator drawers, additional storage and glass front upper cabinets.
The new wood floors have an inlay at the step to the family room for better visibility and safety. The wood counter and ledge flank the entry from family room to kitchen and match the floors, support post and cylindrical pedestal at the stools.
The entire transformation brought the kitchen up to today’s standards and meets all of the client’s desires for function and style.
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