Wilshire Kitchen, Portland (Photo: Matt Niebuhr) transitional-kitchen
 

Wilshire Kitchen, Portland (Photo: Matt Niebuhr)

Breakfast nook--After. A custom built-in bench (cherry, like the cabinetry) works well for eat-in breakfasts. Period reproduction lighting, Deco pulls, and a custom formica table root the kitchen to the origins of the home.
All photos by Matt Niebuhr. www.mattniebuhr.com
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http://www.howellsarc.com

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biarritz2 wrote:
Love the color of the yellow walls. Do you know the brand and name?
   Comment   November 25, 2013
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Benjamin Moore's Philadelphia Cream.
November 25, 2013 at 8:07pm   
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biarritz2
Thank you, I love the warm color, I've tried yellow before and it was too intense.
December 5, 2013 at 12:36pm   
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abbieconnick wrote:
Sliding doors - Could you please tell me the manufacturer for these doors?
   Comment   July 22, 2013
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They are by Marvin.
July 22, 2013 at 2:03pm     
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rgergely wrote:
Could you please tell me the color and source of the tile? Thank you!
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Blue Fog, Heath Ceramics in California.
March 9, 2013 at 11:26am   
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linda02842 wrote:
Table - Where do I get this table? I love it!
   Comment   February 28, 2013
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It's a custom table from Bars And Booths. www.barsandbooths.com
February 28, 2013 at 4:17pm     
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vivkiprice wrote:
Cabinets - What wood are the cabinets
   Comment   January 22, 2013
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cherry
January 22, 2013 at 1:26pm     
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amstew70 wrote:
What color of IceStone, please?
   Comment   October 12, 2012
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Alpine White--see tag. Thanks.
October 12, 2012 at 3:11pm     
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Jennifer Myers wrote:
Counter top - What are the counters made of. Thank you
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IceStone (recycled glass).
August 3, 2012 at 6:39am   
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eyebrow wrote:
what is wall color?
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Philadelphia Cream by Benjamin Moore.
June 25, 2012 at 11:45am     
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Thank you.
June 25, 2012 at 12:38pm   
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A custom diner-style Formica table embraces the kitchen's retro roots. Direct access to the outdoors embraces the family's active lifestyle and opens the room up to natural light. To take full advantage of the storage space along the galley kitchen's walls, Howells took out the soffits from the original kitchen and extended the cabinetry all the way up to the ceiling. Table: Bars & Booths; chairs: Fritz Hansen; lighting: Rejuvenation
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