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EAST SIDE RESIDENCE contemporary-kitchen


GRADE took a modern approach to this stately 2,500 sq. ft. Upper East Side residence, completing the project in May 2010. With the objective to revitalize a classic space and manifest a new aesthetic identity for the client, GRADE's serene design provides a backdrop that reflects the client's colorful past through carefully cultivated accents and utilizes elevated modern pieces to represent a new stage in her life. The color palette was kept soft and feminine, with textured fabrics introduced to complement the welcoming oversized furniture.

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April 23, 2013
haldesign wrote:
Who is the manufacturer of the backsplash?
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Tania Primiani
Who is the manufacturer of the backsplash thanks
    Bookmark   June 19, 2014 at 4:05PM
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January 9, 2013
francine2001 wrote:
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Could you let me know the colour and material of the counter top?
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why do people post pictures, but dont answer questions!!
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December 30, 2012
julianik1 wrote:
What is the cabinet design name/ where can one purchase cabinets like these? - What is the cabinet design name/ where can one purchase cabinets like these?
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I'm not the owner or builder but these look similar to Elmwood cabinetry. Uppers look like High gloss polyester. Very high end. Tres chic!
    Bookmark   March 21, 2013 at 6:56PM
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August 1, 2012
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Designer Shylo Preston
hi Shilpajcl... I'm not affiliated with this project, but we do these installations quite often, and typically the valve is located behind one of the adjacent cabinet drawers. Simply pull the drawer out to quickly access the valve.
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June 27, 2012
megsam wrote:
why did you choose a gas cook top and electric wall oven rather than a dual fuel range
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Wild Infusion
It is just personal choice...but...there is no gap down the side of the range for anything to slide down...easier cleaning
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April 3, 2013
maxandlindsay wrote:
Thank you for a lovely design, would you be kind enough to list the counter top backsplash and paint color?
March 2, 2013
marianabrasil wrote:
What is the wall color around the window? - Wall color around the window, would you please share the paint name?
January 18, 2013
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January 8, 2013
lisaclinton wrote:
can you please tell me the upper cabinet colour
October 4, 2012
haldesign wrote:
What is the flooring?
July 1, 2012
u1001615 wrote:
may i know what type of wood material you used for your bottom kitchen cabinet?
June 22, 2012
Palazzi tile&Granite wrote:
what is the backsplash material - what is the backslash material?
May 21, 2012
Shawna Kuykendall wrote:
what is the countertop material?

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beautiful & easily adaptable. too bad they give no answers! EAST SIDE RESIDENCE GRADE took a modern approach to this stately 2,500 sq. ft. Upper East Side residence, completing the project in May 2010. With the objective to revitalize a classic space and manifest a new aesthetic identity for the client, GRADE's serene design provides a backdrop that reflects the client's colorful past through carefully cultivated accents and utilizes elevated modern pieces to represent a new stage in her life. The color palette was kept soft and feminine, with textured fabrics introduced to complement the welcoming oversized furniture. Style Contemporary Location New York
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