Old School Kitchen Design Delights With Classic Style
New kitchen breaks with the trend of open living space.
Many homeowners today share the desire to connect their kitchen to their living spaces. In new homes, this often manifests as a great room. (In remodels, this usually means walls are knocked down.) Jean and Ellen’s colonial New England home had a great room, but they didn’t like it at all.
The kitchen was too small. Jean bakes and Ellen is into healthy cooking; they often work in the kitchen at the same time and were always bumping into each other. Guests made the kitchen feel even smaller. And whether the sisters were having a normal day at home or a dinner party with a handful of friends, when the open space was used for multiple activities or by too many people, it was loud. Jean and Ellen needed a kitchen with a plan that would work for two cooks, and they wanted it to be separate from…