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In addition to comfortable cooking space for two, this kitchen also provides a highly spiritual connection to the great outdoors. The clients love their garden, and wanted to feel like they were outside as they were cooking inside the house. This became a big mission for the entire kitchen design, partially addressed with a custom window-wall backsplash over the sink. Negative ...More
“Chance the window to picture window (kitchen sink area)” — gcft
Asian Retreat
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A love of cooking and entertaining was certainly a factor in this design, as well as the technical logistics involved with a high-tech family of four. With pull-out computer shelves, wireless connection, and tech-specific storage space in the center island, this kitchen is certainly the ideal at-home internet cafe.
“Countertop” — rb_rogers
Asian Retreat
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It may be difficult to believe, but this elegant contemporary kitchen was once a small, cramped space with adjoining breakfast nook in a typical 1990s kitchen layout. The clients requested a total kitchen remodel to create a space that would reflect their personalities, and also aid their busy lifestyle.
“lights” — lschroeter
Asian Retreat
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Backsplash details appear simple from a distance, but enough detail in this and other cabinet features add artistic appeal to the entire space when viewed more closely. Stainless steel crowning the upper cabinets gives a professional gourmet feel to the space, tying into the look of the kitchen appliances.
“cupboards” — shamlala
Asian Retreat
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A little color goes a long way with a neutral color palette. Stainless steel can make a kitchen feel cleaner, and also picks up a lot of reflected light. Light, warm woods keep the lower cabinets bright in contrast with a dark countertop, while the subtle placement of wine bottles with multi-colored seals contribute to the play of warm light on cool steel. This also provides an...More
“cabi-counter-floor” — nimadesai79
Asian Retreat
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To allow the adults to entertain in relative privacy from TV-watching teenagers, sliding track doors provide an optional division between the dining and family rooms.
“Light fixtures” — tsam2008
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Recessed lights above the panels are intentionally placed to light the wood frame and highlight the texture created by small bamboo strips within the resin panels. Complete division from the room beyond still allows light to filter through, maintaining the impression of depth.
“bamboo vertical or horizontal?” — ltranchita
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