Open Kitchen Takes Advantage of Cove Views

A family wanted to take advantage of their Connecticut home's views of Long Island Sound. Enter designer Christopher Pagliaro, who designed a centralized kitchen open on three sides that gave the family the views they longed for and the kitchen they dreamed of.
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March 23, 2015

Photo By: Olson Photographic LLC

Photo By: Olson Photographic LLC

Photo By: Olson Photographic LLC

Photo By: Olson Photographic LLC

Photo By: Olson Photographic LLC

Photo By: Olson Photographic LLC

Photo By: Olson Photographic LLC

Photo By: Olson Photographic LLC

Neutral Contemporary Kitchen With Appliance Wall

Stainless steel appliances line the single full wall in this spacious contemporary kitchen. The neutral space is open on three sides and features beautiful bird's-eye-maple cabinets, a wood ceiling with recessed lighting and stainless steel-edged countertops.

Neutral Contemporary Kitchen Open on Three Sides

Careful planning and expert design resulted in a contemporary kitchen that is open on three sides, maximizing the homeowners' views of a cove right outside. Bird's-eye-maple cabinets are complemented by a frosted-glass appliance tower which conceals appliances within without sacrificing natural light in the neutral space.

Neutral Contemporary Kitchen With Wood Ceiling

Stainless steel appliances line the single full wall in this contemporary kitchen. The remaining three sides do not have full walls, fulfilling the homeowner's wish for an open kitchen. The neutral palette is personified by the engineered countertops with stainless steel edging, wood-plank ceiling and bird's-eye-maple cabinets.

Neutral Contemporary Kitchen With Wood Ceiling

The polished hardwood floor in this contemporary kitchen mirrors the sleek wood ceiling above. Recessed lighting adds to the natural light filling the neutral space, which is open on three sides. Stainless steel appliances are housed along the kitchen's single full wall.

Neutral Contemporary Kitchen With Privacy Shades

Four barstools line the counter of this stylish contemporary kitchen, offering a convenient place to grab meals in an open setting. Mechanical shading devices are down, which are used to provide privacy, including during catered events. The neutral palette is dressed up with sleek finishes, from the exposed ceiling beams to the polished wood floors to the stainless steel countertop edging.

Neutral Contemporary Kitchen With Exposed Ceiling Beams

Four wood-and-metal barstools line the outside counter of this stylish contemporary kitchen, offering a convenient, open mealtime spot. Sleek finishes including the exposed ceiling beams, polished wood floor and stainless steel countertop edging dress up the neutral palette.

White Contemporary Custom Built-In Storage

A custom contemporary built-in unit offers a convenient storage option behind this Connecticut home's staircase. White cubbies, cabinets and drawers provide plenty of space for stowing away items that need to be easily at hand without visually cluttering the space.

Neutral Transitional Bathroom With Simple Wood Countertop

A simple wood countertop houses the sink in this neutral transitional bathroom. Wainscoting and tall baseboards add a simple elegance to the space.

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