Counting on Contrast – Butler’s pantry

The cabinetry in the adjacent butler’s pantry echoes the tones of the kitchen’s center island. The countertop is Fantasy Brown granite with a leathered finish. The antiqued mirrored backsplash—cut on […]

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Rising with the Tide-Kitchen

White-painted cabinets contain classic flourishes such as beaded insets, V-groove panels and corbels that mimic the brackets on the home’s exterior, kitchen designer Anthony Passanante says. Contrasting wood-like porcelain tile […]

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Counting on Contrast – Range hood

The family’s Goldendoodle strikes a pose on the warm, wide-planked wood floors. The stainless steel range hood, custom designed for the space, features metal strapping and rivets. The professional-style Lacanche […]

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New Kitchen, Old Soul-Island

The island is made of quarter-sawn oak in a medium stain that blends with the original paneling in adjacent rooms. “Bart designed the legs of the island so it reminds […]

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Rising with the Tide-Kitchen with Range hood

Glossy white subway tiles make a clean and subtle backdrop for the focal-point range hood. A convenient butler’s pantry stores extra food, service ware and appliances. Glass pocket doors help […]

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Rising with the Tide-Open plan areas

Barnegat Bay is the backdrop in the open-plan kitchen, living and dining areas. Glass-front cabinets reflect light, and earth-toned marble countertops echo the bay’s current in a soothing, free-flowing pattern. […]

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Counting on Contrast – Kitchen

White, bright and efficient, the classic kitchen is anchored by a large center island in a contrasting gray tone. “The client wanted a statement piece for the refrigerator,” Ginny Padula […]

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House Warming-Large Island

The large island is painted soft green to differentiate it from the perimeter cabinetry. The Dutch exterior door (to the left on the range wall) is original to the house. […]

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