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Vintage Gumwood Cabinet Kitchen

A couple remodeled their 1927 kitchen by reusing and repurposing along the way. In a beautiful upstate New York Tudor Revival sat a tired, cramped and dark kitchen. The room had “good bones” with strong grain-pattern gumwood cabinets and leaded glass casement windows, but the original layout had inadequate storage and tight work spaces. Gumwood […]

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French provincial kitchen with yellow stucco walls and pale blue rooster motif cabinets

Blue Rooster Kitchen

Yellow and blue is a classic French country décor combo Designer Mark Wilkinson evokes the spirit of Provence by combining sunny yellow stucco walls with pale, sky blue-washed cabinets under an antique beamed ceiling. Cabinet doors are pierced by rooster cutouts which crow “country” despite the thoroughly urban Miele dishwasher with an integrated wood panel. […]

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maple veneer freestanding enclosure for circular staircase

Condo Kitchen in Disguise

The new kitchen occupies the original footprint but is partially hidden behind the arched opening. When the owners purchased this condominium in an 1830′s Greek Revival building they immediately embarked on a kitchen remodel.  The single-family home was carved into apartments in 1965, and then converted to condos two decades later.  The kitchen had most […]

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new laundry closet with Bosch Axxis front loader and condenser dryer

7 Upgrades that Transformed My Kitchen

Key things we changed and the difference each one made. In the summer of 2009 we upgraded the small kitchen (14’ x 8’) in our 1924 apartment building.  Nothing had been changed since 1986 when my husband moved in and installed new appliances. The previous tenant had combined the kitchen and dining room, which opens […]

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black and white checkerboard kitchen by Alberto Pinto

French Checkerboard Kitchen

Black-and-white checkerboard tile, worked two ways, creates a visual buzz Top European designer Alberto Pinto pushed the black and white checkerboard theme to the max in a Parisian penthouse kitchen. Large-scale black and white tile, worked into a staggered backsplash, wraps the space and ties into the black countertops. On the floor, the same tile […]

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