Kitchen Floor / August 10, 2018 / Kalani Suggs.
The architects decided to apply the concept of deconstruction, allowing them to use the girders as ceiling lines. That demarcate the different functional zones in the open-plan living, kitchen, and dining area.
The island counter is Purpleheart an exotic hardwood with a range by Dacor. The rear counter is sanded stainless steel. The stainless steel and timber island maximizes space with a secret hatch that opens to add extra surface area for food prep.
To accommodate cooking and large gatherings, the homeowners also requested a high functioning kitchen with custom designed storage. Where you position a microwave will depend on the height of the primary cook as well as whether or not it needs to be child friendly.
Tall but slim cabinetry is also a good idea for tinier kitchens. If you have ample floor space and entertain frequently, consider including a butler’s pantry a utility area for preparing food and cleaning up.