European CottageTransitional Kitchen, Chicago

Example of a transitional kitchen design in Chicago with an undermount sink, flat-panel cabinets, white cabinets, white backsplash, subway tile backsplash and stainless steel appliances —  Houzz
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Luxe wrote:Jan 18, 2016
  • Sean Gallagher

    The shelving appears to be reclaimed timbers - visit a local salvage yard. Look for timbers 2-3" in thickness and 9-12" in width to achieve this look. Although the installers did not do so here, I always distress and patina the ends we have to cut, for a more authentic rustic feel.

  • Della Whelchel

    How do you distress and patina the ends?

K wrote:Mar 16, 2016
  • Sean Gallagher

    The cable is a unique touch. I've wanted to take this approach with a few of my clients, but couldn't convince them to allow it. With your photo, maybe convincing will be easier next time. Thanks!

  • liz woody

    Where is your faucet from? Love your house!

kandthouse wrote:Aug 28, 2014
juliapfishman wrote:Jul 23, 2014
Medford Design-Build wrote:Jan 5, 2015
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    bba ARCHITECTS
    Thanks for your question. These are reclaimed terra-cotta bricks from France.
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    Medford Design-Build

    Beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

combsmol wrote:Jan 4, 2014
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    bba ARCHITECTS
    Floating shelves were custom made by the millworker. The wood is reclaimed white oak. A hidden cleat is built into the back so that they can be hung with exposed screws or brackets.
  • Robin Lindsay
    How deep are the floating shelves!
evelyn wrote:Aug 28, 2013
  • cathyosika
    Exclusive Woodworking, John Durbin (847) 249-5222. Custom cabinets designed by BBA, fabricated by EWW.
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    Exclusive Woodworking, John Durbin (847) 249-5222. Custom cabinets designed by BBA, fabricated by EWW.
Sylvan Lake Construction wrote:Apr 30, 2016
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    Sylvan Lake Construction

    Hi Erin,

    i ordered the following parts from McMasters Carr to support a similar kitchen shelf system.

    5/32" stainless cable

    5/32" end fittings #9161T1

    5/32" shaft collars #6432K73

    Thanks, Jeff




















sbrunge wrote:Oct 1, 2013
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    The grout color is natural gray. The counter top material is Petit Granite, honed and tumbled.
Julie Handrich wrote:Jul 2, 2018

    What Houzz contributors are saying:

    sferris4
    Sam Ferris added this to Kitchen Confidential: 13 Ideas for Creative CornersFeb 15, 2016

    13. Open shelving. Wrapping shelves around your wall corner will give you access to the entire space and cut costs in the process. Open shelving is also a minimalist feature that works well in modern, contemporary, industrial and farmhouse designs. The major con is that it’s extra work to keep the shelves clean and organized.More Kitchen Confidential: 10 Ways to Promote Aging in Place | 7 Ways to Mix and Match Cabinet Colors | 11 Islands With Furniture Style | The Case for Corbels | All Good in the Hood

    What Houzzers are commenting on:

    mmcwhirter
    mmcwhirter added this to madisonmcwhirter999's ideas5 days ago

    I feel we could do this with the small space between oven and the window and again on other side

    lizzie_skinner
    Lizzie Skinner added this to Hillside KitchenAug 2, 2019

    Love the thickness of these shelves!

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