With plenty of grandchildren, this couple wanted their kitchen to be the main gathering place for the family. Beyond tearing down the wall dividing the kitchen and dining room, our team installed a built-in bench for a large dining table. Not only was this bench perfect for the grandchildren, but it added a new level of storage with drawers in the lower compartment. This, paired with a larger island created plenty of seating.
Apart from wanting a wide array of pullout accessories, these clients had one very specific request: a place to install a television. They wanted to be able to watch cooking shows, sports, or their favorite show while they prepped their meals.
Before: With yellow painted walls, and a fruit patterned trim, this kitchen was loud and bright. The cabinets were truncated by soffits. The countertops were dated and the appliances were mismatched. The only light source was a single light in the middle of the ceiling.
After: The soffits are removed and the new, white cabinets extend to the ceiling. The walls are painted a neutral color that pairs nicely with the multi-color teardrop backsplash that adds warmth and dimension. Can lights are added throughout the room to create even, helpful lighting everywhere. New, quartz countertops are installed along with new tile floors.
Before: The white refrigerator was overly large and distracted from the overall design since it didn't match the stainless steel range. The drop off zone had lower cabinets and the upper cabinets were limited by the soffits.
After: The upper cabinets extend to the ceiling after the soffits are removed and the lower cabinet storage is improved with the installation of lower drawers. The new fridge is properly sized and the finish matches the rest of the appliances.
Perimeter Cabinetry: Sorrento in Diamond Frost
Surface: Caesarstone in Flannel Grey
Backsplash: 4x16 Arctic White in a Matte Finish
Accent Tile: Thassos Calcutta Gold Water-jet Mosaic
Induction Cooktop: Bosch
Hardware: Top Knobs
Faucet: Moen in Stainless Steel
Speed Combo Oven: Bosch