Category Archives: Kitchens

K & K Kitchen 2013

Mixing cabinet colors for a dramatic look.
Mixing cabinet colors for a dramatic look.
A secondary prep sink will improve the kitchen functionality, particularly for a larger family.
A secondary prep sink will improve the kitchen functionality, particularly for a larger family.
Angle cabinets are ideal for narrow high traffic areas.
Angle cabinets are ideal for narrow high traffic areas.

G & V Kitchen 2012

Light is an important consideration for any space; this kitchen is brightened by the large window and recessed fixtures.
Frosted glass, aluminum and a light shade of wood for a contemporary look.
Ceramic tile provides kitchen countertops a hard and durable surface. Grout lines need to be cleaned and sealed often to maintain their original color.

B & A Kitchen 2011

Upper wall cabinets were sacrificed to allow more light to shine through the windows.The simple cabinet design and granite countertops are enhanced by the rich hardwood floors.
The cabinetry was custom built to conceal a washer and dryer near the kitchen area.
The door fronts are removable to allow the appliances to be rearranged as necessary.

R & D Kitchen 2010

The term Galley Kitchen is used to refer to the design of household kitchen wherein the units are fitted into a continuous array with no kitchen table, allowing maximum use of a restricted space, and work with the minimum of required movement between units.
Upper (wall) cabinets standard sizes are 30” and 39”. An 8’ ceiling allows the installation of 39” upper cabinets, while keeping the recommended distance from the countertop.
A passthrough was created between the kitchen and the dining room. Both the light tube and the passthrough allow more light to brighten in the kitchen.

K W Kitchen 2008

All the appliances have the same finish: range, fridge, dishwasher and microwave. The sink and the cabinet handles are also stainless steel.
Pantries are often installed at the end of a run of cabinets. It is important to add a spacer between the last corner cabinet and the wall, in order to allow doors and drawers to function properly.
This beautiful granite countertop extends 9” into the dining room to create some leg room for barstools.

E & E Kitchen 2008

Most new downdraft stoves feature a chimney that rises several inches above the cooktop height when activated. Ideal for large pots and pans.
Fir floors are often found in old Portland homes under carpet, vinyl or other floor types. We like to reclaim and refurbished any wood floor, whenever possible. Reduce, reuse, recycle!
A brick chimney is purposely left in place in this kitchen, to create a contrast between old and modern.

 

D R Kitchen 2009

These containers mounted under a cabinet will hold flour, sugar, coffee, salt, and more: just another great space-saving idea.
This modern kitchen called for a detailed backsplash. A mosaic marble-mix tile, and glass subway tile was used.
Making the best use of every inch of wall space, while decorating the kitchen.