All white classic kitchen with wood backsplash and black and gold lighting above island. Pin this image on Pinterest
All white classic kitchen with wood backsplash and black faucet. Pin this image on Pinterest
Breakfast Nook in white and wood kitchen. Pin this image on Pinterest
Mudroom with all white cabinets and bench Pin this image on Pinterest

About the Project

Transitional design bridges the gap between this Tudor home and the contemporary esthetic these homeowners love. White frameless full-overlay cabinetry is uncluttered, and the wide-framed doors with subtle beveled inner profiles are a fresh take on classic Shaker.  White quartz countertops with understated veining and waterfall ends are the perfect low-maintenance choice for this busy young family. As a counterpoint to all the white, a warm wood-look backsplash tile was chosen. Bucking the common practice of using the same door style everywhere, the cabinets flanking the vent hood have triple panels. This gives the narrow doors much more pleasing proportions. Matte black hardware, faucet and funnel-shaped gold lined island pendants echo the black mullions.

The breakfast area epitomizes the juxtaposition of Tudor and modern. Against a backdrop of diamond leaded windows and transoms in the adjacent room is a mid-century tulip table and perforated bucket chairs. A bubble starburst chandelier and colorful abstract artwork complete the look.

Separated from the kitchen by a pocket door is a handy mud room. A drawer seat with a graphic cushion and a wall cabinet above supply much-needed sports gear and outerwear storage. The beadboard back panel for coat hooks is a charming addition.

This project was designed in collaboration with Emily Shron Interiors.