About the Project
Contemporary design needn’t be cold and stark; this kitchen is a study in blending tones, patterns, and finishes to dazzle at every turn. Defying the convention of pairing gloss white with matte wood, this does just the opposite: mixing matte white lacquer with high-gloss walnut-like laminate. But why stop there when you can introduce a softly pearlized chocolate textured laminate for even more interest? The upper section of the coffee area combines dark textured uppers with a gloss horizontal laminate backsplash. It pops against surrounding white bases, paneled refrigeration columns, and oven cabinet. While the waterfall island also features the textured laminate, the entire range/sink wall is white to accentuate the dark materials. A tall pantry is gloss wood laminate (here oriented vertically) that continues in a flyover to the oven cabinet.
Variety is even found in the hardware: wall cabinets have touch latches; white bases have brushed nickel edge pulls; and the textured laminate bases have bronze integrated channel pulls. The butler’s pantry includes a paneled wine refrigerator and corner sink. Its glass doors boast bronze metal frames with interiors of horizontal gloss laminate. Unifying the elements is honed “Calacatta Lincoln” marble for all the countertops and slab backsplashes.