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Thursday, April 10

i'm dreaming of a white kitchen

Welcome to All in the Detail… I am so glad you are here?




Dreaming of a white kitchen
I design kitchens for a living (along with ump-teen hundred other things) and I LOVE my work. I love to draw, and create, and design beautiful, functional kitchen work spaces for my clients. And at the end of the day, I come home and write, and create, and collect, and discuss design even more.
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So I thought I would share my secret stash of kitchen images that I am holding onto for the time when I can draw, and create, and design my own beautiful, functional Dream Kitchen.

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It is probably obvious by now that when it comes to my home, I am a Traditionalist. So when it comes to my Dream Kitchen, I am, of course, a Traditionalist (white, to be specific).

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Ok, how about a little ‘Detail’ Pop Quiz as you scroll through my collection of kitchen images?

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1. Can you name the style of cabinet fronts I prefer?

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2. Can you name the type of overhead lighting I prefer?

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3. Can you name the backsplash finish I prefer?

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4. Can you name the appliance finish I prefer?

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5. Can you name the color palette I prefer?

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BONUS POINTS: (yeah, no points are being given)

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*Can you name any other design details that I would prefer in my Dream Kitchen? HINT: It involves colors, tchotchkes and stained or painted woods.

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Side Note: This is how I usually start each job with my clients: I ask them to pull a few of their ‘favorite’ pictures from magazines or the internet even before we meet so they can give me an idea of their design tastes. Sometimes, I might suggest that they pull a favorite article of clothing or two out of their closet to help me get an idea of their likes and dislikes.

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Now, could you determine my Kitchen Design tastes from these images? Wait, maybe I shouldn’t give away too much information here on how I do my job… you might start doing it for me! (… or you could be prepared to help me shop for my own Dream Kitchen, because you know my tastes).

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Pinch me, I must be dreaming!

No wait… let me dream a little more…

Picture 14Ok, this one is not really my color scheme but isn’t it the cutest?

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