Kitchens: Minimalist Marvel
Photographs by Jamie Salomon
Cabinets: Black: wire-brushed, ebonized rift-cut white oak. White: MDF cabinets with white gloss lacquer. Both Venegas and Company.
Counters and Backsplash: Honed silver quartzite,GerrityStone.
Pendant Lights: Artemide Castore 14, Neenas Lighting.
Range: 48-inch Wolf Pro gas rangetop, Poirier.
Range Hood: 48-inch Wolf Pro in stainless steel, Poirier.
Double Wall Ovens: 30-inch Wolf E Series built-in flush mount, Poirier.
Accessory Ovens: Wolf warming and microwave drawers, Poirier.
Sink: Julien Classic collection in stainless steel, Billie Brenner.
Faucet: Dornbracht Meta 0.2 with separate hand spray and lever handle, Billie Brenner.
Dishwasher: Miele Optima II series, Poirier.
Refrigerators: 36-inch Sub-Zero Over- and-Under and Sub-Zero undercounter wine cooler, both Poirier.
Stools: Komplot Gubi 3C swivel stool, Suite New York.
Wood Floor: White oak.
1 pot cupboard A cookware collection as great as this all-copper set deserves a dedicated storage space. Hacin created this small pantry, hidden behind a pocket door, for easy access to serving pieces and saucepans.
2 knife drawer Custom-milled insets for each
of the owner’s favorite knives make safekeeping a snap.
3 vertical lift cupboard Overhead cabinetry
is easily reached via upward-hinging doors.
4 custom drawers Because the kitchen is an
integral part of the living space, everything was designed to be neatly stowed away. Drawer inserts include spice jars with clear lids, food-wrap dispensers, and lined dish units.
Owner Profile A couple and their adult daughter.
Setting A gut-renovated penthouse overlooking the Charles River.
Size 175 square feet.
Biggest Challenge Integrate an open chef’s kitchen into a minimalist living space.
Greatest Perks Fully customized drawers and cabinets that accommodate every accessory.
Architecture and Design Hacin + Associates, Boston.
Contractor Sea-Dar Construction, Boston and Osterville.