K.Marshall Design Inc.
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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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February 28, 2014
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?
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This is a porcelain tile, you should be able to find this in a good tile store. Good luck.
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May 21, 2013
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These are porcelain tile. Black and white.
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February 14, 2013
cyntherickson wrote:
What is the yellow paint color?
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What is the color?
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I too would. Love to know the paint color!
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February 13, 2013
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can you tell me the color of the yellow paint thanks
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please please can you tell us what the paint color is?
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October 14, 2013
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July 18, 2013
jenniferpaige wrote:
Love the art! Where is the chicken print from?
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April 27, 2013
Juanita Powell wrote:
Love the color of the cabinets and island. Please tell me the stain color.
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