Decorating & Design

August 1, 2019

This High-Fashion Kitchen Exudes Old World Elegance

Real-estate agent and homeowner Debbie Penzo is a seasoned pro when it comes to renovations. She and her developer husband, John Penzo, have embraced both traditional and modern styles, but for this home, they wanted to conjure an elegant, European look that stands the test of time. “I love the overall glam feel of this kitchen,” says Debbie.

Project lead Natasha Penzo, principal of design-build firm Urban Blueprint, notes it was important to the homeowners, who also happen to be her parents, that the kitchen have a sense of warmth that would improve with age. “We used a lot of unlacquered brass that will patinate over time,” says Natasha.

Scroll down to tour this elegant kitchen with style in spades.

Author: Wendy Jacob

Stephani Buchman


House & Home March 2018


Natasha Penzo & James Davie