Two Arts & Crafts Kitchens: Bungalow Basic & Adirondack Spirit
White or rustic? Bungalow-era kitchens may be basic in white, while revival kitchens are new interpretations, often unique.
From the Archive: “The Kitchen,” 1926, Gordon–Van Tine Homes
The recipe for a perfectly modern between-the-wars kitchen may be gleaned from illustrations in Gordon–Van Tine’s book of ready-cut (kit) homes.
Countertop, Sink & Backsplash
Look to the past for great ideas for multiple surfaces, sinks that are both beautiful and practical, and an explosion of materials for the backsplash. You’ll find butcher block and zinc, German silver as well as porcelain, and not only tile but also embossed tin.
The Vintage Kitchen: Appliances 1905–1930
Appliances have a big footprint, so it’s no wonder that manufacturers have been busy trying to make them disappear beneath decorator-friendly panels for years. For those looking for period-sensitive styling, though, there are three ways to create a nostalgic look—and it’s possible to mix and match these approaches.
Kitchen Sinks & Countertops: Go Trendy or Timeless?
Which trends are most likely to stay the course, and which are likely to date a new kitchen in a skinny minute? Choose wisely, and your kitchen will always be in style.
A New Craftsman Kitchen
The upstate lake had long been her family’s vacation spot. When Phyllis Cavaliere built a new house at the site, she asked Paul Kelly and Sherrie Hunter to take on the kitchen. The artisan couple does it all: design and construction, fine woodworking, metal fabrication, glass work, and finishes.