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AUG 2014

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42 | Kitchen & Bath Design News August 2014 Creative Countertop Designs ⊕ The full-overlay, rift-sawn walnut veneer vertical grain and milk white fat-panel fnishes on the cabinetry set an interesting contrasting tone in this contemporary kitchen by Blue Bell Kitchens in Springhouse, PA. Marble countertops provide an additional contrast against the dark perimeter cabinetry, while Blizzard White quartz surfaces from Caesarstone wrap the two islands, creating a waterfall efect. "A sit-in eating area at one end of an island is constructed of solid walnut and features a 2-1/2" edge grain walnut surface top with a Durata satin fnish," ofers Lynne Kaltman. ⊕ This kitchen by Ken Kelly, CKD, CBD, CR and Taine D'Agostino, CKD, ASID, NCIDQ of Kitchen Designs by Ken Kelly in Williston Park and Sag Harbor, NY features Classic French Country cabinetry. Costa Esmaralda granite countertops are featured along the perimeter and in the main portion of the island. On each end of the island, the designers included two raised butcher block countertops in cherry so that two chefs can work in the kitchen. "The creative process resulted in an elegant kitchen with character, sensible design and understated elegance," note the designers. ⊕ Sawhill's Sarah Maly used two quartz surfaces to add interest and delineate the eating area from the prep area in this contemporary kitchen. "The two interlocking shapes add a juxtaposition to a very linear kitchen," Maly reports. Photos: Peter Kubilus Photos: Karen Melvin Photography Photos: Courtesy KitchenDesign.com

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