USA Kitchen Trends US Kitchen Trends Vol. 30/09 - Page 64

Fresh approach This new kitchen has transformed the heart of a remodeled condominium, creating an inviting gathering spot for family and friends 62 search | save | share at It’s only natural to want to change a few things when you move house. But for the new owner of this condo, the existing kitchen was so awkward to work in that she simply refused to use it. Interior designer Catherine Schager of Catherine Schager Designs, Northbrook, IL says creating a new kitchen was therefore a critical part of a whole-house remodel. “The original kitchen was large but not well organized,” she says. “There was a tiny, oddly shaped pantry and a peninsula that cut the space in two.”