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Portland-base pastry chef Andrea Nicholas purchased a 1953 midcentury ranch whose 2,500 square feet needed "a lot of TLC." Nicholas hired architect Risa Boyer to design the renovation, which involved opening up the kitchen to the dining room and creating a contemporary open-plan living space.
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Kitchen & Meals area
Kitchen & Meals area
Renovated great room provides space for the whole family
An open layout connects the main living spaces—including a large dining area off the kitchen. Skylights and walls of windows usher in ample natural light.
Custom oak clad kitchen integrates wall and floor finishes
The kitchen has quartz counters, maple cabinets, a white backsplash tile with light colored grout, and glass block in the windows overlooking the alley. The hallway leads to an office niche, utility area, and the garage.
The living room, kitchen, and dining room flow into one another. The floors are hickory. "I've never used hickory in my life as an architect," says McCuen, whose wife chose the wood for the flooring. He’s since become a convert. "It is fabulous. It works with everything, and it finishes great," he says.
The kitchen was updated prior to 2014 with black honed granite countertops and a punchy tile backsplash.
The bar area is set off to the side but still a part of the kitchen. "When I entertain, it’s so great because I can set up glasses and booze by the bar so that my guests can easily help themselves without disrupting anything that is going on over by the stove," Andrea adds.
The kitchen is designed for cooking and entertaining, with a double oven, generous island, double dishwasher, and open layout. Contrasting stone on the island countertop distinguishes it from the rest of the kitchen.
The floors are Oak End Grain Helvetica by Solid Floor, combined with bespoke handmade cabinetry by Grovecourt.
Cast concrete counters overlay a brass sink (the Alveus Monarch Quadrix 50) and are bedecked with a Vola single mixer lever in natural brass.
The firm specified an opening at the first floor, to connect it with the new kitchen and dining room below. The reconfigured glass extension allows light and views deeper into the narrow house.
The long pink terrazzo island effortlessly joins the original dining area with the renovated kitchen.
Custom cabinets, shiplap, and warm brass tones make this kitchen by Hawthorn Builders very inviting and clean.
Professionally painted black Shaker-style cabinets in this kitchen provide a strong contrast to the white marble countertop.
Hatchet Design Build took a more modern approach with the kitchen while still drawing from the traditional palette. The grain-matched walnut kitchen cabinets echo the walnut pocket doors elsewhere.
Linen storage is tucked under the stairs.
The kitchen cabinets are from Multiform's Form-1 line, which was designed by Carsten Michelsen in 1982. Per the company's website, Form-1 was Michelsen's effort to "elevate the Scandinavian kitchen to the level of the Danish furniture classics of the 1950s."
The ceilings in the great room are almost 23 feet high, and "the lot provides magnificent views over the entire city of Oslo in different directions," said Taugbøl, which the firm made sure to capture with the window placement.
In the kitchen, White Oak floors, inset walnut cabinets, Fireclay subway tile, and Caesartone countertops read more classic vibes, while the furnishings—such as the Reno Table from Structube, Channel Chairs by Industry West, and ADAM Stools by Frama Denmark—are modern counterpoints. Appliances include a Thermador 36" Freedom Induction Cooktop and an inconspicuous Thermador 36" Downdraft Ventilation, as well as a Miele Dishwasher, convection oven, and speed oven.
Each unit is complete with a chef's kitchen and high end appliances.  Simple, elegant, and full of light, they are dream kitchens for those who desire to cook a meal high up in the mountains.
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The team expanded the kitchen and gave it a modern look that now features stunning walnut cabinets, gray Caesarstone counters, and a beautiful teal backsplash with tile from the Ann Sacks Modern Line.
The team replaced all the cabinetry and fixtures, and located the kitchen sink directly in front of a large window.
Pine has also been used in the ceiling beams.
The kitchen faces the back garden and benefits from a double height atrium space. Pine has been used for the kitchen flooring and cabinets, a design element that is also picked up in the stairwell. The built-in refrigerator and pantry are cleverly hidden under the first flight of stairs.
Walnut and book-matched  Calcutta kitchen
The kitchen anchors the south end of the home. Set in a double-height volume, the 20-foot-tall pyramidal ceiling creates an expansive space that opens to the creek, the courtyard, and above to the sky.
In the kitchen, a quartz Caesarstone countertop hugs the other (top right).
Grand great room space with 15 ft ceilings combine kitchen, Dining and living areas.
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Fabricated by Mancuso Construction, the ash kitchen cabinets were cut across the grain and installed so that the pattern matches continuously from unit to unit.
View of kitchen and breakfast alcove
Kitchen with undulating wood screen ceiling over dining area
Kitchen from Great Room
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Kitchen with custom floating tiled hood vent
Floating shelves with integrated LED lighting provide open storage and illuminate the workspace below.
Expanded and updated kitchen with quarter sawn walnut cabinets, grey caesarstone counters and backsplash tile from the Modern line of Ann Sacks.
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Kitchen from the dining lounge.
Kitchen (w/ Winston)
The careful coordination of color continues in the kitchen, where the gray and white marble backsplash, lit with faint orange lights, mediates between the ashen column and ochre cabinets.
Kitchen, Dining and Living Area. Custom walnut and stainless steel cabinets, engineered quartz tops, marble backsplash, and floating shelves.
Hawkins removed walls and swapped outdated storage for floor-to-ceiling African mahogany cabinetry.
The black steel A110 pendants by Alvar Aalto match the Poliform ventilation hood and ebonized white oak  cabinets by Leicht Haus. LED  lighting is integrated into the island shelving. The drawers underneath are handleless and open electronically by touch using a servo drive.
The custom kitchen millwork was designed by local furniture designer and manufacturer, Christian Woo.

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