Kitchen Cooks Up Fusion of East and West
Taking Craftsman bungalow design back to its Asian influences, designer Jennifer Gilmer remodels her own kitchen into a contemporary, soothing cooking space.
- By Jenny Nash
Filed under: Kitchen Appliance, Kitchen Design, Kitchens, Asian Style, Contemporary Style, Appliances
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Jennifer says there's a moment about 75 percent of the way through a project when "the countertops are about to be delivered," when clients panic and think they've made the wrong choices. She cautions them to expect stress until everything is in and done. Did she experience anxiety herself?
"I did have that moment of panic as to whether I made the right choices. Yes, even I had that did-I-make-a-mistake point," she says. "I surprised myself!"
Bruck track lighting
Antique Wood Products, Reclaimed Oak Floor
Dornbracht, faucet (#33 880 888 06)
Brunelli Designs, butler's pantry pendant light
Herbeau, De Dion faucet (#4101 59)
Kohler, HiRise wall-mount kitchen pot filler
Rangecraft, custom range hood
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