A Right Fit

Careful planning makes a compact kitchen family-friendly
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Flipping the typical color scheme -- appliances white, cabinets stainless steel -- gives this kitchen an identity all its own. Photographed by Jeff McNamara

By: Point Click Home Dot Com
From: Point Click Home Dot Com

Written by Nancy A. Ruhling
Styled by Jen Everett
Photographed by Jeff McNamara

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In-kitchen wine storage facilitates food-and- wine pairings for the busy chef. Photographed by Jeff McNamara

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Krause, Johansen

A sweep of snowy Carrara marble -- a classic material -- mutes the impression of the commercial appliances. Photographed by Jeff McNamara

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Krause, Johansen

A floor-to-ceiling pantry in the vestibule consolidates storage in a convenient yet out-of-the-work-zone space. Photographed by Jeff McNamara

A counter-height island provides an extra food-prep area and doubles as a dining table. Its slender pedestal base enhances the airiness of the room; a solid, blocky island would have the opposite effect.

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