Modern Embrace

A slick addition featuring Italian cabinetry works surprisingly well in this 19th-century Duxbury home. Check out all five of our featured Boston Home Kitchens.

By Rachel Slade | Boston Home |

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Photos by Bob O’Connor
Styling by Chrissy Beale

Architecture by Ruhl Walker Architects
Built by Atlantic Properties

APPLIANCES: Cooktop, Oven, and Warming Drawer: Miele Master Chef Collection. Dishwasher: Bosch built-in. Range Hood: Miele Designer. Refrigerators: Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer and wine refrigerator. All purchased through Arclinea.

CABINETS: Convivium in graphite laminate, Arclinea.

COUNTERTOPS AND BACKSPLASH: Ice Flower soapstone, Cumar.

FLOORING: Oak, Doyle Wood Flooring.

HARDWARE: Stainless steel handles and toe kicks, Arclinea.

PAINT: “Atrium White,” Benjamin Moore.

SINK AND FAUCET: Stainless steel undermount sink, Blanco; Tara faucet, Dornbracht.

SEATING: Barstools, Ikea.

Smart Moves

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1. DRAMATIC BACKSPLASH

Book-matched soapstone adds textural contrast to the sleek Italian cabinetry.

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2. CUSTOM LINERS

Clever drawer inserts keep knives sharp and at-the-ready.

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3. SMART FIXTURE

With its flexibility and height, the ergonomically designed Dornbract faucet makes it easy to fill tall pots and clean up after a big dinner.

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4. SPACE SAVER

Thanks to Arclinea’s many cabinetry options, a narrow slot was transformed into a full-depth pullout pantry.

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5. EXTRA PREP AREA

Guests can brew a cup of coffee or mix a drink in the area adjacent to the kitchen—without bothering the cook.

Get the Look

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WELL SET

Sabre Baguette five-piece place setting, $128, Didriks.

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WISE CHOICE

Iittala Taika espresso saucer, $14, Didriks.

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UNDER THE SEA

John Derian Seaweed #21 tray, $180, Lekker Home.

Check out all five of our featured Boston Home Kitchens.

Source URL: http://www.bostonmagazine.com/2012/10/home-kitchen-design-modern/