Kitchen & Bath Design News

MAR 2019

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distressed green hue with a wear-through finish, which is repeated on the perimeter cabinets. "She loves color," Swart says, noting the cabinetry's rich shade works well with the brick walls, Cambria Buckingham quartz countertops and Buttercup Yellow appliances from Elmira Stove Works' Northstar line – including the refrigerator with ice maker, gas range, range hood, microwave and accessory panel for the KitchenAid dishwasher. "Both kitchens began with the appliances. They are the focal points, but we also didn't want to take away from the cabinetry." As such, Swart incorporated accents that provide visual enhancement without overpow- ering the appliances, such as custom corbels on the island, decorative nails on doors and drawers and the 'X' moulding and roping that crown the pantry/refrigerator cabinets as well as the custom range hood cover, which is accented with copper details to tie in with the hammered copper farm sink. Atlas cabinet hardware from the company's Steam Punk collection is finished in Vintage Brass and resembles exposed piping that adds a touch of industrial appeal that coordinates with the cabinetry's Old World design vibe. "When they came into the showroom, they loved our Old World kitchen display," Swart says. "It served as the inspiration for their kitchens and influenced material and product selections that were made and incorporated into them." SEEING DOUBLE An Old World feeling is also on display in the main-level kitchen, where accents such as the 'X' moulding that tops the cabinetry are back lit for added ambiance. Other accents, including rope details and decorative nails on the doors and drawers – this time in a copper color to coordinate with the Antique Copper hardware from Top Knob's Somerset Collection – are repeated in this kitchen that reiterates the Designed for entertaining, the lower-level kitchen opens into a bar area where guests can gather nearby. MAIN-LEVEL KITCHEN OPEN FLOOR PLAN Connects the kitchen to nearby rooms FOCAL-POINT RANGE Sets the tone for the kitchen PAINTED CABINETRY Illustrates the homeowners' love for color March 2019 • 37

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