Master Designer Sonny Nazemian reveals practices that are making local kitchens more spacious, attractive and comfortable
To better rationalize the space-restricted floorplan of a 30 year old Oakton kitchen, designers at Michael Nash Kitchens and Homes deleted both a garage-access mudroom and a butler’s pantry, generating 72 square feet of new floor space and converting a cramped galley into a spacious gourmet affair handsomely situated in the heart of the house.
The solution establishes a stronger visual connection between the expanded kitchen and the formal dining room, but– more importantly– allocates space for a 3’ x 5’ food prep island and dining counter convenient to the dining room, refurbished breakfast room and family room with hearth.
To accommodate for the lost mudroom, the team introduced four personal storage cubbies along a beadboard-clad wall opposite the entrance from the garage and next to the relocated refrigerator.
“This is a family-friendly plan,” says Sonny Nazemian, founder and president of Michael Nash Kitchens and Homes. < Read More >