OCHBA 2008 - Custom kitchen: under 179 sq.ft
The compact, highly functional, and bold design of this tiny kitchen is a study in the clever maximization of space. Upper cabinets over the sunroom doorway connect the visual components to essentially “wrap” the kitchen around the room. Silver polished quartzite floors, custom red lacquer cabinetry, dark smoky granite countertops and textured glass backsplash add drama to the space, while the addition of a new window brings much needed light into the interior.
Every square inch of space is utilized; from the appliance garage to open shelving for cookbooks and mail to drywall returns that allow the upper cabinets to abut the window – no detail is spared. The entire composition is trimmed with an asymmetrical 4” crown and side panels that add dynamic architectural detailing to the compact design.
The clients wished for a unique, daring, but highly functional space - the end result delivers a high octane design that makes great use of all available square footage without restricting movement or style - bringing this tired old kitchen boldly into the 21st century.
PHOTO GALLERY (After)
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PHOTO GALLERY (Before)