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Modern Yet Traditional Kitchen Design

Dramatic ceiling-height Bianco Carrara marble backsplash anchors the symmetrical design.

"The kitchen is decidedly untraditional, with black lower cabinets and no uppers," says Lynda Reeves of the 2012 Princess Margaret Showhome. Marble, embellished with traditional recessed panels, also wraps around the back and sides of the island.

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  • Photographer: Michael Graydon
  • Source: House & Home October 2012 issue
  • Products: Cabinets, installation, Ikea; marble counters, Ciot; marble fabrication, York Fabrica; island carpentry, Michael Black; kitchen table, pendant lights, large basket, vessel, Elte; sinks, Ginger's; Axor faucets, pot filler, Hansgrohe North America; refrigerator drawers, Jenn-Air; dishwasher, Scholtes; microwave drawer, Sharp; tea towels, accessories, West Elm; vase, black platter, Pottery Barn; wall unit, Grange; wall unit refinishing, Bill Boyko, House Art; oven, stove, AGA; cabinet hardware, Upper Canada Specialty Hardware; blackboard, Cocoon Furnishings; chair pad fabric, Designer Fabrics; dining chairs, UpCountry; chair pad sewing, Q Design; scalloped platter, accessories, HomeSense; sauce pan, All-Clad; TV, Blu-ray, LG; Amina invisible speakers, Ron Perruzza, Radiant Audio Design; accessories, Indigo and Chapters.
  • Designer: Interior design, LR Design Studio; architectural design, Ray Murakami, principal Murakami Design; construction, PCM Project & Construction Management.

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