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 |

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1. PAINT WITHIN

Colorful interior cabinetry is a twist on the classic ivory kitchen.

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2. COZY SEATING

The generous built-in banquette welcomes friends and family into the kitchen. A wraparound shelf showcases the owner’s pottery collection and unifies the room.

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3. HANDS-FREE FIXTURES

The foot-operated faucet, a design common in commercial kitchens, reduces the spread of dirt and germs.

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4. FOLK-ART DETAILS

Thoughtful, handmade details like this punched-tin medallion give the room a homey look.

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5. EASY ACCESS

Custom drawer inserts keep pans separated and within reach.

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6. SIMPLE TOUCHES

A few drill holes turn the Shaker-front cabinets into works of art.