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A exemplary English look in a California kitchen.
English-Style Kitchen Designed by Michael S. Smith
The hanging lights under the barrel vault are from Ann-Morris Antiques. The icebox is by Sub-Zero. The floor is recovered seethed darker oak from baba.com.
Hood with Antique Pewter Finish
The 60-inch BlueStar RNB Heritage Classic range has six burners, two additional extensive stoves, and an expert style raised frying pan and infrared grill. The metal hood is uniquely designed with an antique pewter finish.
Handmade Moroccan Tiles
On the backsplash, high quality Moroccan Bejmat tiles by Mosaic House have an opalescent quality. The grout is tinted beige to recommend age and resound the Lagos Azul limestone counters from Walker Zanger. Both sink and spigot are from the Michael S. Smith Town Collection for Kallista. Designer Oscar Shamamian discovered room on the left for a shallow pantry to hold a choice of teas.
The breakfast room is hung with Moghul Panel hemp window ornaments from the Jasper gathering by Michael S. Smith. George III mahogany seats encompass a William IV rosewood platform table. The lethargic Susan in the inside dates from the Georgian time. The painted wood and metal light is from the Jasper accumulation by Michael S. Smith.
The breakfast room backdrop is Irina Check by Michael S. Smith for Cowtan and Tout. Smith got one eighteenth century English corner organizer at sale and afterward had the other made to match.
Blue and White Dishes
The cheap blue-and-white dishes from okadirect.com, one of his most loved mail-arrange organizations, set off a white Ehea tureen from Richard Ginori.
A Dutch entryway painted in Farrow and Ball's French Gray prompts a sundial and the canine run.
Octagonal Breakfast Room
The octagonal breakfast room resembles a little sanctuary in the garden. It gives Smith the charming feeling of eating outside, while protecting him from the immediate daylight. Five sets of French entryways lead out to the porch, cleared in Turkish travertine.
Kitchen Look: Hutch
Make the greater part of a corner space with this carefully assembled LOUIS XVI CORNER CUPBOARD. Show your china on flexible racks. $5,940. GRANGE: 800-472-6431; grange.fr.
Kitchen Look: Tiles
GLAZED CERAMIC TILES in a 2" x 6" organize give a crisp curve on the conventional metro tile. Appeared here in Taffy Fino, they are accessible in 40 hues and two complete alternatives. $2.70 per tile. AQUARELLE: 800-311-9995; countryfloors.com.
Kitchen Look: Range
You needn't bother with a major kitchen to get a genuine COMMERCIAL-STYLE RANGE. The 36" Blue Star Heritage Classic has a convection stove, an expert style raised iron oven, and a standout amongst the most effective burners available — 22,000 BTUs. In 190 hues and 3 sizes. From $9,441. PRIZER-PAINTER: bluestarcooking.com.
Kitchen Look: Panels
A gathering of hand-screened MOGHUL PANELS around a room makes a brilliant tentlike impact when shut. Appeared here in Burgundy. 88" by 38". To the exchange. JASPER FABRICS: 310-315-3028; michaelsmithinc.com.
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