BEFORE... Oak cabinets and little light made the liveliest space in the home the least appealing. The upper cabinets almost looked dwarfed against the enormous window and the 4 inch square tile backsplash and laminate counter tops had most certainly worn out their welcome.
AFTER... Now, a new island adds an additional 6 sq ft of counter space. Hewett opted to add decorative feet and raised end panels to give it more of a furniture feel rather than a box that had been dropped in the middle of the kitchen. Replacing all of the appliances afforded the opportunity to add details like the wood hood and eliminated dated tools like the trash compactor. The upper glass front cabinets cannot be ignored, not only do they add storage and provide a beautiful display, they balance out the large window.
Photography by Nate Rehlander. Interior design by Emily Hewett of .
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