Robin Rigby Fisher CMKBD/CAPS
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Small Contemporary Kitchen contemporary kitchen
 

Small Contemporary Kitchen

A small kitchen needs to be designed by being cognizant of every kitchen item the client owns and when the kitchen is only 90 sq ft, this can be quite challenging!
The original kitchen housed a double wall oven, cook top and 36” range. Since space was at a minimum and the client’s list for appliances was extensive (range, warming drawer, wine refrigerator, dishwasher, ref) we had to think quite creatively. We also had 2 doors to contend with and 2 focal points to create!
The first step was to move to a 27” wide refrigerator, this gained 9 additional inches of working counter space between the sink and refrigerator. Opting for a 24” wide single bowl sink over the original 30” netted a total of 15” for a tray divider cabinet and 39” of working counter space between the sink and the refrigerator!
The new 30” range was positioned as star on the same wall as the existing cook top. Since the space did not lend us the ability to balance the cabinet doors sizes on both sides of the hood, we chose a door style that focused your eyes not on the overall size of the door, but on the vertical detailing. The subtle grain of the Rift White Oak further minimized the odd sizing of the doors.
(NOTE: THE COLOURS OF THE KITCHEN ARE REPRESENTED PROPERLY IN THE PHOTO OF THE RANGE WALL)
To help create a visual width of the room – we used a glass tile set in a horizontal pattern. Our ultimate goal for this space was to create a calm and flowing space, all appliances are fully integrated to enhance the visual flow to the room.
Materials used:
• Sink: Blanco Silgranite 511-714 – 24” undermount
• Faucet: Moen Showhouse S71709CSL – Satin Chrome
• ISE Water filter and Hot water dispenser
• Neil Kelly Signature Cabinets – FSC Certified Riftsawn White Oak, Low VOC finish, Non Urea Added Formaldehyde Plywood construction
• Sugastune pulls
• Appliance pulls: Atlas
• Granite – Aqualine
• Flooring: Solida 6mm glue down cork
• Tile: Opera Glass – Stilato Satin
• Paint: Devine – Low VOC paint
• Appliances:
o Hood – Venta Hood
o Range – Jennair
o Refrigerator – SubZero
o Dishwasher – Bosch
o Warming Drawer – Dacor
o Wine Refrigerator – U-line
• Lighting – Compact fluorescent recessed Cans
• Undercabinet lighting – Zenon
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myterms98 wrote:
Lovely Kitchen - I'd consider the condo if I was buying there.
     Comment   October 11, 2013
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Robin Rigby Fisher CMKBD/CAPS
Thank you - I am glad you like this!
November 19, 2013 at 9:29pm   
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bojill wrote:
Cabinet hardware - Hi ! Can you please give the type of cabinet hardware (pulls). Love them
   Comment   March 14, 2013
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Robin Rigby Fisher CMKBD/CAPS
I'm glad you like them. They are by Sugastune. I do not remember the model number. Best wishes.
March 14, 2013 at 7:54pm   
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Lisa Brown wrote:
Are these custom cabinets?
   Comment   February 19, 2013
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Robin Rigby Fisher CMKBD/CAPS
Yes, they are Neil Kelly Signature cabinets. Rift sawn white oak, no urea added formaldehyde plywood construction and the wood is FSC certified.
February 19, 2013 at 5:51am   
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andreadam wrote:
Who makes this range hood and what is the width? Thx in advance for the info. - Can you tell me who makes this range hood and what is the width? Thx in advance for sharing the info.
   Comment   January 13, 2013
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Robin Rigby Fisher CMKBD/CAPS
The width is 36". I think it is a Best by Broan hood
January 13, 2013 at 9:53am   
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Craig Friedman
The range hood is a vent a hood. They have the quietest blower in the industry.
February 16, 2014 at 6:20am   
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aaltmann wrote:
Can you tell me the mfg and color of the backsplash. It is lovely. Thanks!
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Valeria Nichols
I just installed my backsplash and it looks exactly the same, google: ADKO Staggered Taupe,Taupe (Clear & Frosted) Stagger Part #: GL1698-STGRCF
August 31, 2013 at 7:05am     
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oleg_zhukov wrote:
Dishwasher size
   Comment   September 30, 2011
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Dishwashers come in two widths:
18" wide, and the far more common 24" width
September 30, 2011 at 9:38am   
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no
October 3, 2013 at 7:39am   
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Erica wrote:
Hello, May I ask what the color of the floor is? Thanks!
   Comment   August 26, 2011
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Robin Rigby Fisher CMKBD/CAPS
THe floor is Cork, unfortunatley, the colour is discontinued.
June 20, 2012 at 9:00am   
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jenniewonder wrote:
how to look at idea file?
   Comment   January 27, 2014
houscom wrote:
What would the width be of the floor across the front of the stove? Thankyou - Hello we are re-modeling our kitchen, actually making it smaller and putting in a Butler's pantry where your doorway is here, and it would help me to know what the width of the floor is in front of the stove as a comparison. Thanks for your help
   Comment   June 17, 2013
jnaik wrote:
Backsplash - What color and who makes that backsplash? thanks in advance.
   Comment   August 27, 2012
alphun wrote:
Thanks for sharing your work! and ?s about glass cut outs in the cabinets, colors used - I like the small glass cut outs in the cabinets, how was that done? Also the color on everything is perfect for a small kitchen like mine, what are the cabinet names/color and counter tops? Thank You for sharing your work!
   Comment   July 29, 2012

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