Kitchen Tour: Traditional French Kitchen
Formal without being fussy, this new kitchen's style was inspired by the fancy details of traditional French decor.
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A French Corner
The homeowners' love of French city style, such as big moldings and formal details, inspired this kitchen's colors and textures. Cabinets dressed in decorative details with a rich, glazed finish give this corner kitchen a welcoming French feel. Dark wood floors and barstools balance the lighter tones of the cabinetry.
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In the Details
Detailed woodwork on cabinet doors and island accents evokes a cozy, old-world feel. The oversize corbels on the end of the island soften the geometry of the space.
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The corner kitchen worked well for homeowners who craved a traditional-style room with well-defined space. Sunshine streams through a bank of windows above the main sink.
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Small appliances, including a wine fridge and microwave, tuck into the island on the working side of the kitchen. The large run of uninterrupted countertop is perfect for prepping and serving large meals.
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Perfect Prep Area
A small prep sink adds additional function to the furniturelike island. Topped in Costa Esmeralda granite, the island is a beautiful and durable addition to the kitchen.
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Classic Cooking Space
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The handiwork in the materials was as important as the color and textures used in this kitchen. Up close, the detail in the tilework is stunningly simple.