Kitchen 181 Gallery
Sizeable kitchen with adjacent sunroom; largely dysfunctional layout with cumbersome midroom closets yet lack of necessary storage. The sink was situated against a blank wall and all appliances were too close to each other.
Remove a bearing wall to create kitchen great room; delete closets
Open plan allows for more natural light as well as better traffic flow.
Relocate appliance to better rationalize floor plan; improve traffic, efficiencies
Add 5’ x 10’ Island that seats 6 at a sushi style table height, relocated sink, dishwasher and wine cooler to incorporate into the island.
Create in-kitchen desk/ work station with book cases and glass-facing cabinets in sunroom
Rerouted ducting and electrical to remove ceiling bulkhead and create space for cabinetry flush with ceiling, which created a 40% improvement in storage capacity.
Glass-facing upper display cabinets
Recessed overhead lights was a better use of space and also added design aspect to entirety of the kitchen
Lighting scheme also includes pendant lights, puck lights, under cabinet lights
Extended exotic flooring has created a smooth transition leading to foyer and back sunroom.
Use of upscale appliances, relocating gas cooktop and built in mantel hood as a catty corner, draws visual attention to angles. These are a few tricks used by designers in this project.
Customer overall achieved total satisfaction with the outcome of the final project. A larger kitchen, bigger appliances, the better use of space, creating a better flow of traffic made the ability to serve and dine a large family and friends possible.