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Dining Room With Hidden Storage

A custom eating area makes the most of minimal square footage.

The owner turned an open space adjacent to the kitchen into a streamlined dining area by incorporating a chunky white lacquer and stainless steel table and a built-in banquette. Flip-up cabinets above store small kitchen appliances; bookcases display design magazines, books and favourite bottles of wine; and the banquette's seat stores seasonal items like Christmas decorations. Eames chairs add an organic note to the space.

For more inspiration from western Canada, see our Photo Gallery: The Best Of The West.

  • Photographer: Phil Crozier
  • Source: House & Home Condos 2010 issue
  • Products: Eames chairs, Kit Interior Objects; wall colour, Decorators White (CC-20), Benjamin Moore; artwork by Michael Levin.

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