Designer Uses Contemporary Flair to Unite Spaces

  • Larry Duggan of New York, NY-based LD Design was referred to this project, located in Short Hills, NJ by a fellow designer. From design to realization, the project took six months and included stripping down to the studs not only the kitchen, but also an adjoining powder room, guest bath and walk-in closet.
  • The aim of the redesign of the new spaces was to make them match the rest of the home, which had already been redone. For the 250-sq.-ft. kitchen, this meant a new suite of products, including stainless steel appliances such as a 36" built-in refrigerator and double wall ovens from GE Monogram, a 36" cooktop and island hood from Miele as well as a sink and faucet from Blanco.
  • Unusual details and solutions dot the space: a mullioned window, which replaced a small window, is framed by the island-style hood over the cooktop. The space features two sitting areas: a small counter at the end of the island for two, and a banquette opposite the window with seating for 4-5 people.
  • The new look for the powder room is full of highly-stylized details, starting with a dark palette of colors to add what Duggan calls “drama” to the space. He created a slab countertop of solid walnut with a set-in white porcelain sink. One wall is covered with tile by Erin Adams for Ann Sacks.

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