One of the biggest challenges in designing this kitchen remodel was incorporating a refrigerator, which had been in the basement, into a small kitchen. The homeowner also wanted a new refrigerator, dishwasher, cooktop, built-in oven, microwave, warming drawer, seating for two, and storage for three complete sets of dishes and stemware.
Placement of the sink and cooktop allows for more space. An attractive hood in the corner provides storage and lighting, and a slim dishwasher frees additional space for storage. An overhanging counter at the corner sink provides seating. Tall upper cabinetry houses the dishes and stemware.
A window and a French door enhance the view to the back gardens. Increased natural light highlights the warm feeling of the space.
This kitchen earned a third-place award in the small kitchen category of the National Kitchen and Bath Association's 2003 Design Competition
Designer: Rick Farrell, Binns Kitchen & Bath Design, Pickering, Ontario, Canada
Photography: Roman Turlo
|Cabinets|| Acorn maple, Chatham |
Doors, Tahoe stain
|Countertops||Granite Shivakashi yellow|
|Flooring||Sandalwood Oak (Red oak)|
Franke tri-flow brushed
Low-voltage R-type halogen
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