An ’80s Kitchen is Remodeled and Taken Back to its Roots
More Midcentury: This project did much more than improve a kitchen. It improved an entire house in function, flow, and style.
In contrast to more traditional homes, which tend to shut out the site, this midcentury modern house attracted Amy and Matt Collins because of its many views of the wooded property. The living areas are wrapped mostly in glass, so the open interior living spaces are brightly lit. And because it was affordably priced, they knew they’d be able to make improvements in the future. Their first project was to add a master suite and a studio for Matt, who is an illustrator and works at home. They knew they’d need to address the outdated and clunky kitchen soon after. When a tree fell on the house and damaged the roof above, they took the opportunity to remodel all of the living areas.
A 312-sq.-ft. solution
It was easy to see what was wrong with Amy and Matt’s kitchen, and it was more than just the kitchen…