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This Stunning Kitchen Is A Fresh Take On Farmhouse Style

Calgary designer Nyla Free wanted a modern take on traditional farmhouse style.

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This East Coast Kitchen Exudes Nautical Charm

The owners of this 1920s Dutch Colonial-style home in the south end of Halifax, Nova Scotia, were newly transplanted New Yorkers, so perhaps it wasn’t a complete shock when they asked local designers Colin Blanchard and Kenneth McRobbie of 31 Westgate for a slightly industrial, Brooklyn brownstone-inspired…

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This Narrow Galley Kitchen Makes The Most Of Every Square Inch

Large islands are practically synonymous with modern kitchen design these days, but designer MaryLynne Meschino thought outside of the box for this hardworking, 170-square-foot space. “The kitchen is only 11 feet wide, so an island wasn’t practical — plus the clients wanted to be able to move freely…

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This Warm Modern Kitchen Is A Study In Contrasts

For an artist’s family of three in Westmount, Quebec, their storied home (the family had been living in it for 60 years) needed an update. The kitchen was stark and drafty and lacked efficient counters space, so, they called upon architect Andrew Curtis of RobitailleCurtis to get the job…

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A Bright & Organized Kitchen With Surprising Design Details

When it comes to the heart of your home, keeping things clutter-free is key. That’s exactly what homeowner Audrée wanted to do when she asked design firm Cuisines Steam to reimagine her kitchen. And they delivered with savvy storage with a splash of artful flair. Double islands and a wall…

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This Chef’s Kitchen Stuns With Glass-Fronted Cabinets

Personal chef Jennifer’s kitchen was dark and heavy, and not suited for her culinary career. As a food blogger, recipe developer and personal chef, she wanted something functional and timeless, so she hired designer Ashley Shaanan. Ashley turned it into a European-style space mixed with modern minimalism.

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This Graphic Kitchen Was Renovated In Just Six Weeks!

It’s hard to believe that this kitchen renovation was completed in less than two months. The goal? To create a kitchen in keeping with the rest of the home’s original architectural elements and fill it with unique materials and unexpected elements. “The juxtaposition of old and new allows spaces to…

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This Sweet & Stylish Kitchen Is A Baker’s Dream

Toronto designer Katherine Newman knows how to serve up a kitchen worthy of both its spectacular lakefront view and its owner’s delicious confections. She was inspired by Hollywood Regency design, seen in the graphic white cabinetry with black trim, ebonized mahogany island and pop of pink from the…

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Wood Cabinets Steal The Show In This Kid-Friendly Kitchen

After years of shooting other people’s houses, photographer Valerie Wilcox sees her own kitchen have its moment in the spotlight. We sat down with her and designer Laura Goard of Square Footage to chat about the newly-renovated kitchen adorned with natural wood cabinets, Scandinavian-style accents…

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Bright Whites & Blond Wood Give This Family Kitchen A Seaside Vibe

For the couple who live in this Vancouver home with their one-year-old son, having an open-concept kitchen with plenty of seating and kid-friendly finishes were the main motivators to finally take the plunge. “At the top of their list was a large island with seating and a designated bar area,”…

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Blue-Green Cabinets Add Flair To This Eclectic Family Kitchen

Repeat clients are the best kind: they give designers like Jamie Hamilton and Greer Nelson of Oliver Simon Design creative license to push the boundaries with bold colors and quirky accents. Their clients, Danielle and Tyler Tomczyk, asked the duo to design their first place in 2015,…

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Personality & Practicality Are The Key Ingredients In This Kitchen

Kitchen renovations can be a long time coming — even for the pros. Just ask designer and Edinburgh expat Gillian Gillies, who admits the kitchen was the last room she renovated in her Toronto home. “My husband, Dean, is one of six kids, and true confession, I…

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This Indoor-Outdoor Kitchen Is Made For Warm Spring Days

Plus, see how designer Kate Zeidler created a cozy outdoor family room.

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This Bright & Cheerful Blue Kitchen Is An Instant Mood-Booster

There are five different shades of blue on the cabinetry alone.

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This Modern Mint Kitchen Is A Millennial Dream

Ashley Lonsdale, a rhythmic gymnastics coach who runs her own gym, knew her North Vancouver bungalow needed serious help. The previous owners had undertaken some DIY work in the kitchen; the result was a thigh-high breakfast bar, a peeling vinyl floor and a deteriorating anaglypta wallpaper backsplash. The biggest…