Before & After: A Thoughtful Kitchen Remodel Balances Flourish and Function in a Portland Victorian

Dyer Studio reshapes a kitchen and mudroom in a 1902 Victorian home in Portland, while keeping its pedigreed character intact.

Designed by well-known Oregon architect William Christmas Knighton and completed in 1902, this house was built in anticipation of the Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition. "The way that it's oriented on the lot, the front of the house doesn't actually face the street. It faces what was the view down into the valley below, which is where the fair was in 1905," says interior designer Stephanie Dyer of Dyer Studio. 

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