US Home and Architectural Trends US Home & Architectural Trends Vol. 29/11 - Page 39

is now a seating area with a small table used for games. The former front door was replaced with full-height glazing so the owners can now enjoy the view out both sides of the room. Lighting was also changed, with new tracks installed to run wiring along the ceiling deck. The new lights make the interior much brighter, says Waddell. Other changes included the complete remodel of the master suite. Here again, windows were enlarged, and walls removed to provide a more coherent flow. Architect: Bill Waddell, Distinctive Architecture (Durham, NC) Builder: Krichco Construction Cabinet company: Smirnov’s Cabinetry and Design Siding: Red cedar from Fitch Lumber Company Doors and windows: Jeld-Wen AuraLast through Restoration Woodworks Skylights: Velux Flooring: Quarter-sawn red oak Paints and varnishes: Sherwin-Williams Lighting: Halo; LZF Lamps pendants Kitchen cabinets: Maple and sapele mahogany with deep brown stain; clear matt lacquer to both woods Kitchen sink: Elkay Faucets: Hansgrohe Talis in polished chrome Countertops: Giallo Ornamental granite on sapele mahogany cabinets; honed Ubatuba granite with antiquing sealer on maple cabinets; honed Nero Assoluto granite with antiquing sealer on fireplace Ventilation: Broan Rangemaster Provisa Refrigerator: KitchenAid Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by Russell Abrahams See additional before-and-after images at more renovations at 37