Hilton House by Osmose Design

Before & After: In This Portland Tudor, an Irresistibly Quirky Kitchen Steals the Show8/15

Hess combined a John Boos butcher-block table with a piece carved by local wood sculptor Vince Skelly to create a sculptural kitchen island. "As soon as [Skelly] brought that in there, [Charlie and Todd's] little daughter hopped up on it and owned it. So, that's where she hangs out in the kitchen," says Hess.