In the kitchen, quartered-teak veneer cabinetry pairs with striking stone and stainless accents. For minimalist appeal, the clients opted to forego wall cabinets for lower-level storage and an appliance wall that houses two ovens, a fridge and a pantry cupboard. A pop of purple frames the niche into which the windows, cooktop and hood are positioned.
Distinctive granite counters—with swirls of green, gray, and black—add a dark counterpoint against the warm cabinetry. A smoked-oak bridge table, attached to the island, provides a casual dining area. Above it, a sleek pendant illuminates the room.
The first floor of this 1980s home was once made up of seven separate rooms. Walls came down—and flush support beams went up—to create a more open floor plan with improved circulation between the kitchen and family, dining, and living rooms. A large window behind the sink was replaced with two smaller ones, positioned high to admit light without sacrificing privacy from the neighbors.