Red and Ready

The kitchen goes glossy in a sunny East Cambridge loft brimming with music and art. 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 Kennedy & Violich Architects
Built by Nick Portnoy Builders

APPLIANCES: Dishwasher: Miele G2000. Microwave: GE Monogram. Oven and Range: GE Café freestanding dual-fuel. Range Hood: Zephyr Typhoon. Refrigerator: GE Café counter-depth French door. All purchased through Yale Appliances and Lighting.

BACKSPLASH: Custom fabricated stainless steel, Carbone Metal Fabricator.

CABINETRY: Custom wood with high-gloss acrylic finish, Northern Contours.

COUNTERTOPS: Honed soapstone, Earth Works Granite.

FLOOR: Oak hardwood.

HARDWARE: Tab drawer pulls, Doug Mockett.

LIGHTING: Kable Lite system, Tech Lighting.

SINK AND FAUCET: M21 sink and Rohl Modern Lux kitchen faucet, both Splash.

Smart Moves

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1. LOFT LIVING

Directly above the kitchen, a sleeping loft and office overlook the double-height living room.

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2. MULTIFUNCTIONAL ADDITION

The sizable soapstone-topped island accommodates books and a microwave, and is also a great spot for casual dining.

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3. STUNNING STORAGE

A custom wine rack becomes a sculptural focal point.

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4. COMPLEMENTARY COLORS

Nothing cools down a red room like potted greenery.

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5. EASY ORGANIZATION

Smart drawer inserts conceal pots, pans, and small appliances.

Get the Look

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HEAVY HITTER

Taylor stainless steel mechanical scale, $30, Sur la Table.

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BRANCH OUT

Alessi Mediterraneo fruit bowl, $108, Lux Bond & Green.

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LIGHT ME UP

Dunes and Duchess four-arm candelabra, $585, Hudson Boston.

Check out all five of our featured Boston Home Kitchens.

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