Before & After: A Grand Rapids Kitchen Goes From Dark and Woody to White and Bright

Sarah Sherman Samuel transforms an all-wood kitchen into a designer’s sanctuary filled with standout cabinetry, metal accents, and the perfect amount of warmth.
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The new layout for this kitchen came easily to Los Angeles-based interior and product designer Sarah Sherman Samuel, having the plan drawn out before even stepping foot into the house. What she desired was a kitchen with lots of natural light, connected living and kitchen areas with plenty of space for the whole family, and the opportunity to integrate personal design touches.

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Anna Squier
Anna Jones is a designer and founder of MOD Design in Des Moines, IA. After receiving a BA in Architecture, she practiced at award winning design firms in the Central States Region.


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