K.Marshall Design Inc.
Kitchen & Bath Designers
Red AGA traditional kitchen


The Commandants House in Charlestown Navy Yard. I was asked to design the kitchen for this historic house in Boston. My inspiration was a family style kitchen that was youthful and had a nod to it's historic past. The combination of wormy cherry wood custom cabinets, and painted white inset cabinets works well with the existing black and white floor. The island was a one of kind that I designed to be functional with a wooden butcher block and compost spot for prep, the other half a durable honed black granite. This island really works in this busy city kitchen.

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lafxcas wrote:
What kind of flooring is this? - And are the squares true black and white? I am looking at Alterna luxury vinyl, which comes in 16 inch squares of black and white, so I'm looking for comparison kitchen floors. Thanks!
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These are porcelain tile. Black and white.
February 21, 2014 at 6:06am   
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cyntherickson wrote:
What is the yellow paint color?
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yes, what is the yellow paint color please?
September 8, 2013 at 6:24pm     
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What is the color?
September 15, 2013 at 6:48pm     
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bubblyjock wrote:
Great island! - Hi - I noticed your photos in an idea-book about French-styled kitchens (2/13/13). I really like the round island, and we were thinking of creating a similar one, so I just wondered what the dimensions are of this one, and what issues, if any, you ran into, given the tricky cabinetry requirements? Many thanks!
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can you tell me the color of the yellow paint thanks
March 4, 2013 at 9:30am   
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please please can you tell us what the paint color is?
September 8, 2013 at 6:24pm   
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bethspivey wrote:
Where to find tile? - I'm having a hard time locAting black and white tile. 12"square. I've found a porcelain matte but havent seen it person. Using in a laundry mud room area so dont won't blow a budget on floor just getting started. Where did you find your tile?
   Comment   February 28, 2014
razzle123 wrote:
wall height - could you tell me how tall the walls are?
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jenniferpaige wrote:
Love the art! Where is the chicken print from?
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Juanita Powell wrote:
Love the color of the cabinets and island. Please tell me the stain color.
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