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Craftsman Kitchen

Our Clients goal is reinforce the kitchen as the center of their home, and do so with a contemporary craftsman's style. Our solution reorganized the traditional living room and family room into one central living room, and pushes the "formal dining room" into the old family room space. Our solution separates the cooking work triangle from circulation route. We accomplish this by relocating the kitchen wall to the center of the house and push the circulation to the exterior wall.

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April 7, 2014
Sue Boyle wrote:
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Thank you so much for inquiring about our project! We unfortunately do not have these records, as they were longer than 5 years ago, HOWEVER we primarily use for all of our cabinet hardware, so I hope you find this site helpful. Please do not hesitate to contact me at Forward Design Build by emailing Thank you again!
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May 13, 2013
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Thank you so much for inquiring about our project! Yes, we absolutely do complete custom homes from begining to end. for more information, please do not hesitate to contact me at Forward Design Build by emailing Thank you again!
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January 8, 2013
sandiegock wrote:
What are the cabinet material and color? They are beautiful!
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Thanks for the question. These are inset quartersawn white oak cabinets from Plato Cabinetry.
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October 12, 2012
crazyfives wrote:
Do you know what brand the refrigerator is?
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The refrigerator is an older model of the Jenn-Air JFI2089AEP Pro-Style Counter-Depth French Door Refrigerator.
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