US Home and Architectural Trends US Home & Architectural Trends Vol. 29/11 - Page 99

Before Before Top and above: A 13ft by 2ft by 8½ft high bay was added to the kitchen and the raised hearth was removed, making way for the large island. The end windows are operable to provide cross ventilation. Countertops are honed limestone and the cabinetry has a subtle Asian aesthetic. Far left and left: The kitchen fireplace, part of the original home, had been clad in brick during an earlier remodel. The owner removed this and applied a limestone finish. more renovations at trendsideas.com/go/usren 97