They did not want a bigger kitchen, but a better one. The wife is an artist, and display space for paintings was a constant quest.
Placing the cooktop against the feature wall provides a dramatic focus for the graceful hood. The glowing backsplash treatment’s dual tones blend stainless steel appliances and dark cabinets with clean lines, lending the composition depth.
The bar’s curving countertop provides a graceful place for visitors to interact with the cook and keeps seating from encroaching into the Family Room. Limited wall cabinets were used to keep the open feeling and provide space for art, blending the Family Room living area into the Kitchen.