Renaissance Kitchen and Home
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country in the city traditional-kitchen

country in the city

When the owners of this Philadelphia dwelling
met with Christian Manzo of Renaissance Design
regarding their vision for their kitchen, they had one specific
request: “Add some interest and some charm.” With this
direction, Manzo was soon at work recreating the room.
The designer began the project by removing sterile
white cabinetry and flooring. With this blank canvas,
Manzo created an area for the family to enjoy a cup of
coffee or a quick meal by installing a center island. Since
the homeowners enjoy cooking, they selected commercialquality
appliances, including a convection microwave and a
stainless steel warming drawer.
In order to separate the eating area from the great
room, Manzo designed a buffet area and built-in bar,
complete with a wine refrigerator. To achieve some of the
charm the homeowners desired, they chose warm-toned,
custom pine cabinetry with a chocolate
glaze and distressed finish. Manzo also
installed character-grade oak flooring
to further enhance the look. The deep jewel-
toned granite countertops, as well
as the recessed and undercounter halogen
lighting, complete the overall design. The
new kitchen is fit for an avid gourmet,
complete with the perfect sprinkling of
interest and charm.

What Houzzers are commenting on:

keseiler2735 added this to Kitchen Ideas
November 1, 2014
Too much texture!
picgem added this to kitchen
October 2, 2014
End of counter shelves
prettykat1012 added this to Kitchen Ideas
August 31, 2014
pretty kitchen space
tmcvei added this to Kitchen Ideas
August 8, 2013
dark cabinets
brginsburg added this to brginsburg's Ideas
July 12, 2013
DONT LIKE-floor vs cabinets, etc
timwa added this to timwa's Ideas
July 10, 2013
rae22222 added this to Kitchen Ideas
July 5, 2013
KInd of
lgrahaml added this to lgrahaml's ideas
February 27, 2013
tdragon22 added this to tdragon22's Ideas
January 31, 2013
janetnoonan added this to glazed cabinetry
January 29, 2013
Chris's office?
spunkytoo added this to spunkytoo's ideas
January 28, 2013
All except backsplash
jillhurst added this to jillhurst's Ideas
January 25, 2013
the color of the cabinets
beautidr added this to beautidr's ideas
January 21, 2013
good placement...with the pantry being on the right where the table. Could put the refrigerator on the wall behind the bar chairs.
thmnre6 added this to thmnre6's ideas
January 20, 2013
color of cabinets..fawcetts..
latrice612 added this to latrice612's Ideas
January 20, 2013
Shelves & breakfast bar
Liz V added this to Displays/Niches
December 11, 2012
Peggy Kelley added this to peggy_kelley167's ideas
November 29, 2012
backsplash and cabinets
suz025 added this to suz025's ideas
August 8, 2012
island on a much bigger scale
njcp added this to kitchen
July 28, 2012
cabinetry and trim and hood over oven
frannny added this to frannny's ideas
July 26, 2012
the cabinets on either side of window
chrisusher added this to Country Kitchens
July 22, 2012
Like the wood over stove
irenevan added this to irenevan's ideas
July 8, 2012
angelam5 added this to angelam5's ideas
June 26, 2012
cabinets, island with shelving in the end.
cathiere added this to cathiere's ideas
May 21, 2012
shelves on island
shoyng added this to SHARON'S KITCHEN
May 10, 2012
lh5758 added this to lh5758's ideas
April 6, 2012
I like cozy and this is simply inviting.
janfisher added this to janfisher's ideas
March 16, 2012
not bad if we go with wood color
lauriemiller added this to lauriemiller's ideas
February 23, 2012
Window and counter top color
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