New Kitchen, Old Soul

A sensitive renovation gives this kitchen a rebirth—And pays homage to its past. Listed on the historic registry in Ridgewood, New Jersey, this 1907 Dutch Colonial had a lot to […]

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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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Change of Venue-Kitchen

The homeowner is a fan of wood and metal. Stainless steel appliances are a lustrous counterpoint to the matte cabinetry. The metal is repeated in the cabinet hardware and stools.

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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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New Kitchen, Old Soul

Inspiration for the time-honored touches—Shaker-style cabinetry with bracket details, subway tile backsplash, honed-marble countertops, cupboard latches and more—came from the house itself, kitchen designer Bart Lidsky says. “The homeowner wanted […]

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House Warming

A Maywood, NJ kitchen gets a new look while keeping its coziness. Though it was definitely time for a renovation, Eric and Kristine Koenig wanted their new kitchen to retain […]

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Change of Venue-Seating Area

SEATING AREA | The table and chairs have a definite midcentury modern vibe. The roll-up door in the cabinetry at left hides storage space.

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House Warming-Fireplace

FIREPLACE | The family’s collection of Fiesta® ware adds bright color to the island and mantel. A wall was removed to the left of the fireplace to create an opening […]

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