Design First Interiors
Architects & Designers
Let the Sun Shine In contemporary-kitchen
 

Let the Sun Shine In

This extensive renovation began at the front door and went throughout the entire ground floor to the back of the house, where there is an impressive backyard with a park-like setting.

The clients wanted to maximize the view of nature from the inside and asked for a redesigned exterior wall with more windows. The 10’ high windows were achieved by raising the roof of the existing ‘addition’ and having the ceiling of the spaces beyond remain at 8 feet. Complicated and impressive ceiling designs with cove lighting add to the drama of the new space.

The drama and space of the open back wall gave rise to the principal interior elements and the family room. The television, the dividing wall, the kitchen island and cooking wall, all share the same centerline with each element having a cohesive design. Ceiling designs over the island and dining table are similar.

As much as possible, walls were removed for an open concept design. The front entry and mudrooms opened up by using built-ins for the closets, including ‘boot trays’ that fit into the cabinet kick space. The floating shelf of the family room wall units accommodates the client’s favourite travel photos, adding a unique personal touch to the design.

The existing oak floor of the living and dining rooms was stained dark to match the new cabinets. The new hardwood for the kitchen and family room was kept light for contrast with the cabinets, and the new tile is a neutral grey.
URL
http://www.designfirstinteriors.com

This photo has one question

mspano wrote:
Appliance manufacturer - love the sleek look of the kitchen and appliances. can you please tell me who makes these appliances? thank you!
   Comment   July 22, 2012
Thank you for reporting this. Undo
PRO
Design First Interiors
Miele
March 27, 2014 at 12:38pm   
Sign Up to comment

What Houzzers are commenting on:

genequeenbirder added this to genequeenbirder's ideas
October 11, 2013
bank of 2 ovens and warming drawer
kittyubhi added this to kittyubhi's Ideas
July 1, 2013
Kitchen
afkinder added this to Kitchen Ideas
June 2, 2013
like big and simple - no small drawers
ghaup13507 added this to ghaup13507's Ideas
April 1, 2013
Like!
mphy added this to mphy's ideas
March 11, 2013
ceiling
noiliew added this to Kitchen
February 13, 2013
inwall appliances together.
pinewild added this to For David
January 8, 2013
woodall1023 added this to Kitchen Ideas
November 18, 2012
one unit space contain almost all major appliances
joeyclavette added this to kitchen
November 17, 2012
Nice appliance setup
mspano added this to mspano's ideas
July 22, 2012
appliances
shefinds added this to shefinds's Favorites
June 24, 2012
Appliances
© 2014 Houzz Inc.
Houzz® The new way to design your home™