Family-Friendly Old World Kitchen

Designer Lianna Armstrong brings an Old World elegance to this kitchen, designed to accommodate a family of six, with richly stained wood cabinets and durable quartz countertops. Dual ovens and lots of counter space make prepping big family meals a snap.

Photo By: Evolve Designs

Photo By: Evolve Designs

Photo By: Evolve Designs

Photo By: Evolve Designs

Photo By: Evolve Designs

Family-Friendly Kitchen With Old World Details

A spacious, two-tiered island creates a functional area for snacks, meals and conversing with the cook in this custom, family-centric kitchen. Wood panels sheathe the Sub-Zero fridge, flanked by built-in appliances.

Dark Cabinetry Provides Contrast in Transitional Kitchen

Four glass pendants provide task lighting above a spacious two-tiered island in this custom kitchen designed for a family of six. Pale tile floors and light quartz countertops continue the high-contrast theme.

Custom Range Hood Defines Old World Kitchen

The contrast created by setting dark cabinetry against an Old World range hood makes the cooking area the focal point in this kitchen. The professional Wolf range and mounted pot filler can handle heavy-duty use by a family of six.

Bright White Farmhouse Sink in Neutral Transitional Kitchen

An apron sink is streamlined when paired with white countertops and backsplash. Together, these features create dramatic impact when set against dark-stained, custom cabinetry and dark window moldings.

Transitional Dark-Light Breakfast Nook Is Chic, Stylish

Millwork features the same dark stain as the cabinetry in this functional, traditional and family-friendly kitchen. Walls, countertops and furnishings, meanwhile, are light and neutral, creating a high-contrast space that stands out at the heart of the home. A pillar candle chandelier is distinctive above the breakfast table.