Interior designer Alison Kandler is known for her ability to Kitchen Cabinets Made to Order bring color and collectibles into a home, which happened to be the exact recipe that a young family was looking for in the kitchen of their new spec house in Los Angeles. It already featured high-end appliances and sleek new countertops; the one thing it was lacking was personality. Today it’s got the type of personality and character that draw people in, and a brand-new banquette to make sure everyone has a seat. "Kitchen at a Glance
A white farmhouse sink, white Shaker cabinets and a white quartz countertop Kitchen Cabinets Made to Order make up the canvas of the kitchen, but the colorful details are what add character. Yellow ceramic hardware replaced the original metal hardware, and an orange and cream fabric was used for the window curtain.
Kandler says that a large bay window in the kitchen was practically screaming out for a banquette. A large table and two chairs have been teamed with a custom banquette that includes Kitchen Cabinets Made to Order 30-inch-deep built-in drawers that the family uses to store placemats and napkins. “It’s the type of space that the whole family can pile into and enjoy a relaxing morning breakfast or a family game night,” Kandler says.
A collection of framed vintage fruit advertisements lines a wall near the banquette. The custom ceiling light over the table complements the pendant light hanging over the sink.
Gray pleather from Kravet covers the banquette cushion, and indoor-outdoor Kitchen Cabinets Made to Order fabric covers the pillows. “With two young kids, the homeowners were very conscious about using easy-to-clean materials,” Kandler says. “Spills are no big deal in this kitchen.”
The kitchen is a chef’s dream with its dual gas range, double oven and pot filler. With all of its great appliances, the kitchen begs for culinary experiments. “It was our goal to create a comfortable and personalized space that encouraged both family and friends to stay awhile,” Kandler says.
The built-in refrigerator includes one door covered in chalkboard paint and Kitchen Cabinets Made to Order another covered in orange magnetic fabric. “I love magnetic fabric. It’s such a fun way to add color to a space,” Kandler says. “I also used it in one of the kids’ rooms to create a large bulletin board.”
A bright yellow glass door opens to the kitchen’s pantry, where custom wood shelves hold a collection of antique wood storage boxes. The wallpapered ceiling featuring lemons Kitchen Cabinets Made to Order completes the scene."
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