client with an enthusiastic appreciation of retro design, this sunny ode
to kitchens of the past is a cheerful and comforting retreat for today.
The client wanted a kitchen that creatively expressed her fun,
unconventional taste while providing all the modern conveniences of a
borrowed from an existing office to provide more open area and easier
navigation in the kitchen. Bright, optimistic yellow sets the tone in
the room, with retro-inspired appliances in buttery yellow chosen as key
elements of the design. A generous apron-front farm sink gleams with
clean white enameled cast iron and is outfitted with a rare retro faucet
with spray and scrub brush attachments. Black trim against the yellow
ceramic tile countertops defines the kitchen’s lines. Simple maple
cabinetry painted white with black ceramic knobs provides a modern level
Playful positioning of
contrasting tiles on the floor presents a modern, quirky interpretation
of the traditional checkerboard pattern in this classic kitchen with an
original point of view.