Friday, February 26, 2010

Things That Inspire-Southern Accents Kitchen

This kitchen is the winner of the Southern Accents Kitchen Award 2009. What is appealing about this kitchen? The neutral colors of the walls and cabinets, the vent hood (one of the prettiest I have seen), the decorative medallion, the furniture-like look of the cabinets and the storage are very appealing. The fact that there it is a happy medium between the desire to have very few overhead cabinets, but the practical need to have a few well placed cabinets is very noticable. Notice how designer Gwyn Duggan has integrated the seating into the island; instead of bar stools, the table is placed quite close to the island so it does not disrupt the flow between the kitchen and the adjoining family room.