The Ideal Kitchen For a Busy Family

This on-the-go family of four had very specific requests for their new kitchen. Dondi Szombatfalvy, CKD with Bella Domicile, in Madison Wisconsin, worked closely with the family to design a beautiful space that encompassed all of their organizational priorities.

Traditional Kitchen Design. The Ideal Kitchen For a Busy Family.

With two school age children the homeowners requested a homework area that was incorporated into the space, keeping the study area in close proximity without interfering with the working area of the kitchen.  And with limited wall storage, Dondi included 18” deep appliance door cabinets on either side of the study area, creating pantry and appliance storage within easy reach of the cook.

The Ideal Kitchen For a Busy Family. A kitchen cabinet wall and Desk for 2 chairs.

Another interesting use of the space is the inclusion of two islands.  The homeowners wanted a prep island, close to the cooking area and at the same time wanted to incorporate a dining space into the room, without using the traditional dining table.  Dondi answered both of these requests, including  twin recycling cabinets and a 40 ½” high bank of cabinets at the end of the dining island that creates the visual divide between the kitchen and family room.

Another interesting use of the traditional kitchen remodel is the inclusion of two islands.

Using Dura Supreme’s Crestwood Cabinetry, in the Sunbury House door style in Cherry was selected for the entire room. The beautiful Mission finish with Charcoal glaze and distressing gives this Traditional space an elegant feel, yet works perfectly for this busy family.

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