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Mid Century Modern Kitchen

This remodel of a mid century modern home was focused on improving the flow and functionality of the kitchen while respecting the existing design style. We removed the wall separating the living area from the kitchen and installed recycled chalkboard countertops on some great new cabinets by Kerf design. New aluminum windows added much needed cross ventilation while complementing the existing architecture. New appliances, lighting and flooring rounded out the remodel.
Photos by Kerf

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armstrongkm wrote:
Globe Light - Can you please tell me the brand/where you purchased the globe light?
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Y lighting. Not sure about the brand.
January 22, 2014 at 4:07pm   
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sariken wrote:
Countertops - Can you tell me more about using the salvaged chalkboards? Do they need to be sealed? Main thence? Hard to find?
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The flooring is Marmoleum from forbo,
April 15, 2013 at 10:39am   
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Danielle Umansky
Where are the barstools from?
January 8, 2014 at 8:52pm   
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Three walls of large windows open the kitchen to natural light. Piper replaced the home's original single-pane windows to help the kitchen maintain a more consistent temperature in Seattle's chilly winters. Initially, the window walls presented some challenges to the electrical work. The home's midcentury roof construction meant there was no clear way to run wiring into the ceiling, and the windows prevented using the walls. "We had to do some very creative wiring and use some exposed conduit to get the lights and switches where we wanted them," says Piper. Countertop and bar top: ReStore; bar stools: Modernica Case Study Dowel Barstool

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