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Before and After

SOURCES
DESIGNER: Allison Jaffe,

Allison Jaffe Interior
Design, LLC
PHOTOGRAPHER:

Reagen Taylor

APPLIANCES: Thermador;
CABINETS: Custom;
COUNTERTOPS: MSI;
HARDWARE: Atlas
Homewares; LIGHTING:
Visual Comfort; PAINT:

Sherwin-Williams;

PLUMBING FIXTURES:

Kohler & Rohl

CREATIVE STORAGE, LIGHTING & TILE SOLUTIONS

What was formerly an outdated, dysfunctional walk-in pantry was converted
into a multifunctional, built-in storage unit and a beverage station for guests
and the kids. The designer retrofitted a hidden broom closet into the side of
the storage unit to accommodate cleaning items.
The white Shaker upper cabinets take advantage of the 11-ft. ceiling, and
decorative glass doors were added to some units to display the wife's crystal
collection. Jaffe explained that the lower cabinets were converted into drawer
space for better ergonomics when accessing everyday items.

ABOVE & RIGHT Organic ele-

ments include a gray mosaic
travertine tile backsplash.
As glass upper cabinets could
not be installed to the top right
of the sink because of the
beam, that area was converted
into display space.

To improve the lighting plan, she redistributed
the ceiling cans for better placement and replaced
the former bulbs with LEDs. She also chose a polished nickel pendant over the island that provides
ample light for various family activities.
After seeing various images from Jaffe's other
projects, the clients were drawn to the look of
silverthorn limestone, but they kept it simple
so as not to overpower the kitchen's neutral
color palette. She decided to take the tile all
the way up the window wall in what she calls
an unconscious way of taking advantage of the
ceiling height.
Although there were limited challenges to
overcome in this kitchen renovation, the designer said she was pleased with what she calls
one "happy accident."
"The cabinetmakers measured for the cabinets
before the beam was installed, so we could not add
the two upper units to the right of the sink because
the beam was in the way,"explained Jaffe."Rather
than retrofit them, we decided to nix those upper
glass cabinets and create a display space."
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Kitchen & Bath Business - November 2017
Contents
Editor’s Note
Show Director’s Note
Happenings
Tech Savvy
Trends
Hot Topic
Better Business
Skill Set
Dealer Dish
Countdown to KBIS 2018
Solutions
Before & After
Balanced Budget
What’s Hot
What’s Cool
Small Spaces
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Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - Cover2
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Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - Contents
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - 3
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - 4
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - 5
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - Editor’s Note
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - 7
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - Show Director’s Note
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - 9
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - Happenings
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - 11
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - 12
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - 13
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - Tech Savvy
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - 15
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - Trends
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - 17
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - 18
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - 19
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - Hot Topic
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - 21
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - Better Business
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - 23
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - Skill Set
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - 25
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - Dealer Dish
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Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - 30
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - Countdown to KBIS 2018
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Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - Solutions
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Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - Before & After
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Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - 47
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - Balanced Budget
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - 49
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - What’s Hot
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Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2017 - What’s Cool
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