Feinmann, Inc.
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CONNECTING SPACES traditional-kitchen


Our clients struggled with the fractured layout of their traditional Tudor style home in Weston MA. Typical for the time period in which it was built, a series of unconnected rooms and a kitchen too small for the gathering of the family or entertaining guests was literally cramping their style. The homeowners were seeking to reimagine the space, making room for larger gatherings while maintaining the intimacy of separate individual spaces. A truly collaborative process between the homeowner and our design team resulted in a blending of formal and casual design transforming the space into a bright and flexible living area that allows for both cozy family dinners or a party for a crowd.

To open the fractured space, the Feinmann team removed two walls between the kitchen and the family room. A bright, casual dining area with functional built-in seating anchors one end of the room. Upgrades in appliances and ample work surfaces make this a true cooks kitchen. The painted cabinetry along the perimeter of the kitchen keeps the space feeling bright while the rich, dark brown lyptus wood cabinetry on the island adds warmth and contrast. The black walnut bar invites guests to linger while keeping them out of the busy cooking area.

Sunlight, pond views and an elegant raised coffered ceiling in the seating area off the kitchen create a cozy place to relax, take in the view of the pond or catch a game on the new custom wireless audio flat screen television. What was once a divided floor plan is now a truly connected space thanks to the ingenuity and vision of the Feinmann design team.

Photos by John Horner

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March 7, 2014
sabri72 wrote:
Love the bar stools - Where did you get the bar stools?
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Feinmann, Inc.
Hi and thank you for your question @sabri72. We love this project! Unfortunately, we do not have any information on the furniture. It was all provided by the homeowner. Sorry.
    Bookmark   March 12, 2014 at 12:13PM
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January 4, 2014
olgamaria wrote:
doorknob- where can i find this doorknob in side room shown?? help
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Feinmann, Inc.
Hi Olgamaria and thanks for your question. Which door hardware are you referring to?
    Bookmark   March 6, 2014 at 1:54PM
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April 29, 2013
Eve wrote:
Same problem in my home. - Does this home also have a formal dining room?
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Thanks for your question evehanley. Yes, this home still has a formal dining room. Hope that helps answer your question.
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March 28, 2013
annettekz1 wrote:
I really like the rug with the paint and the room. Could you please give me purchase details? Thank you
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Feinmann, Inc.
Hi and thanks for your question. We worked with this client on the space planning, design and construction as well as the fixtures and finishes. She worked with an interior designer (who I believe was her sister) on the soft furnishings. Sorry we can't help you out more. If you'd like to know the color of the wall paint, we can look that up for you.
    Bookmark   April 24, 2013 at 2:08PM
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Thank you for your response and yes, I would love to know the wall color. Beautiful Room!!
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March 28, 2013
annettekz1 wrote:
This is a beautiful room. Could you please tell me the yellow paint color on the wall?
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Feinmann, Inc.
Hi and thanks for your comment and question. The family room walls are Chestertown Buff #HC-9.
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Jen White
what is the grey color of the room in the distance? I'm looking for something to match my Chestertown Buff family room
    Bookmark   January 24, 2014 at 12:23PM
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