With a disorganized, 1990s-style kitchen, designer Allison Jaffe set out to rearrange the layout into a family-friendly, efficient workspace. “There was a lot of wasted space in this kitchen,” she said.
The countertop by the window was raised to create a seamless look, and the cooktop was moved next to the refrigerator and the island for a better functioning work triangle. For a traditional side, walnut with a rich chocolate stain makes up the Shaker-style cabinetry for a traditional foundation, while long cabinet pulls add modern detail.
A backsplash of glass tiles, long cabinet pulls and two large pendant lights filled with translucent, plastic leaves give the kitchen its jewelry.