Character Traits-Kitchen area

Custom saddle-toned leather stools with silver nail-head trim from Lee Industries deliver the “updated contemporary touch I wanted,” says the homeowner.  “They make the whole area pop.” 

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Character Traits-Kitchen

The kitchen (seen behind the family room sofa) mixes shades of white with a pale blue/gray ceramic backsplash. Natural materials such as walnut and marble countertops honor the integrity of […]

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Character Traits-Kitchenette

Exposed brick walls and tongue-and-groove paneling speak to the character-rich details found in a kitchenette and in the hallway beyond. The ladder leads to a loft. New Windsor-style chairs in […]

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Timeless With A Twist-Kitchen

The home has 10-foot ceilings and a new open concept. “Getting the scale right is very important when designing a home like this,” designer Laurie DiGiacomo says. “Oversized lighting, wide-plank floors […]

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Better Than Ever-Kitchen Cabinets

The lower cabinets are equipped with an automatic-release mechanism rather than handles. Oyler’s dogs were spooked at first when the cabinets opened mysteriously any time they were bumped. “It was several […]

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Casting Light-Kitchen

Kate Rumson is shown in her current kitchen, which includes recessed lighting and Hinkley’s Gemma chandelier over the sink.

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Timeless With A Twist-Butlers Pantry

DiGiacomo says, “One of my favorite features is the smoky-gray antiqued mirror for the butler’s pantry backsplash, which adds a dose of glam while visually connecting this area to the […]

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Nordic Nod-Cabinets

Nifoussi redesigned a run of cabinetry next to the dining table as a “moody, sexy, home bar,” complete with features such as reeded cabinets and an antiqued mirrored backsplash. Lower […]

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