Urban Pioneer

Folk-art details and complementary hues create an inviting culinary setting in Cambridge. Check out all five of our featured Boston Home Kitchens.

By Rachel Slade | Boston Home |

urban kitchen design

Photos by Bob O’Connor
Styling by Chrissy Beale

Architecture by Charles R. Myer & Partners
Built by Smith & Awudo Construction

APPLIANCES: Dishwasher: Fisher & Paykel tall double drawer. Range: Bluestar dual-fuel RNB Series. Range Hood: Bluestar Proline. Refrigerator: Perlick Signature Series freestanding double-drawer refrigerator and freezer. All purchased through Eurostoves.

BACKSPLASH: Ceramic field tile in Zeppelin green, DiscoverTile.

CABINETRY: Custom wood painted with Benjamin Moore “Gray Mirage” (exteriors) and “American Cheese” (interiors), Boston Woodworks.

COUNTERTOPS: Zinc and solid walnut, Brooks Custom.

DINING TABLE: Custom heart pine top, Longleaf Lumber; custom base, Tresfort Metal Works.

FLOORING: Natural cork in carbon, Father & Son Floorcraft.

HARDWARE: One-inch antiqued brass pulls, White Chapel.

LIGHTING: Carravaggio Steng-Flo ceramic pendant, Omnilight.

PAINT: “Midnight Rain” (bookshelf interior), “Bittersweet Chocolate” (painted countertops), and “Cotton Balls” (ceiling), all Benjamin Moore.

SINK AND FAUCET: Custom integral zinc sink, Brooks Custom; pedal-operated chrome faucet, Chicago Faucets.