A Compact & Comfortable Kitchen

An open-plan kitchen puts efficiency first
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Keeping the elevated glass counter compact virtually guarantees it will always be neat and tidy. Photographed by Hulya Kolabas

Keeping the elevated glass counter compact virtually guarantees it will always be neat and tidy. Photographed by Hulya Kolabas

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Written by Cheryl Weber
Styled by Sharon Ryan for Haley Resources
Photographed by Hulya Kolabas

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The subtle bump-out of the backsplash engages the rest of the room; a straight wall would shear it off abruptly. Photographed by Hulya Kolabas

The subtle bump-out of the backsplash engages the rest of the room; a straight wall would shear it off abruptly. Photographed by Hulya Kolabas

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Specifying a cooktop with a shallow footprint allows a wall oven to be installed just below it. Photographed by Hulya Kolabas

Specifying a cooktop with a shallow footprint allows a wall oven to be installed just below it. Photographed by Hulya Kolabas

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Mechanical chaseways dictated the dimensions of the pantry and the 24-inch-wide refrigerator. Photographed by Hulya Kolabas

Mechanical chaseways dictated the dimensions of the pantry and the 24-inch-wide refrigerator. Photographed by Hulya Kolabas

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The corner sink location is softened by placing both basin and cabinets on a 45-degree angle. The single-lever faucet is a space saver. Photographed by Hulya Kolabas

The corner sink location is softened by placing both basin and cabinets on a 45-degree angle. The single-lever faucet is a space saver. Photographed by Hulya Kolabas

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