Full Service Kitchen
Barbara Bircher, CKD designed an open concept for this 1996 house by removing the walls dividing the kitchen from the living room and exposing full views of the lake. Designing specific cabinets to the 9ft ceiling height helped balance the large size of the kitchen. Moving a doorway and opening up a walk-in pantry redistributed the space to create separate work stations for more than one cook and helpers. The angled island housed the baking center and microwave drawer while supporting a snack bar with a view of the lake. The multi-level design put the microwave at a comfortable height and helped camouflage the island’s large size. The corner glass wall cabinet created a focal point to display special china. The glass mullian door cabinets above the beverage bar keep all the old glassware on display as well. The selection of cherry cabinetry with the accents of bead board and mullian glass doors gives this kitchen the traditional character of a warm and inviting place to gather with friends and family.