An allure is created through this timeless style in contrasting finishing techniques, & a gentle & flowing floor plan. The perimeter countertops are done in dark & luxurious soapstone, while the island has a custom butcher block top with a two-tone stain that is not only beautiful, but also food-safe. Designed by Philip Bielmann.
Included in this home's renovations were many striking details, such as the understated arches which connect the spaces & provide the passing of light. Designed by Philip Bielmann.
It's all in the details - this kitchen focuses its attention on the custom corner canopy. Though the connection is subtle, the texture & tones of the canopy draw in those similarly used on the stucco exterior of the home. Designed by Philip Bielmann.
This maple inset panel kitchen has been given an antiqued stain with distressing to achieve this timeless overall look. Many details have been considered to optimize both appearance & performance, such as beaded detailing on end panels & a large walk-in pantry. Designed by Susan Orfald.
The window side of the kitchen is home to the primary under-mount sink while the far wall frames the cooktop with a mosaic backsplash detail & tasteful canopy reminiscent of a mantelpiece. Designed by Susan Orfald.
The island sets itself apart through a dark finish with accents of the overall kitchen stain peaking through. It also creates an extra eating space as the "Pietra Imperial" granite overhang is supported by four English style support brackets. Beyond the island is a double oven wall cabinet & two cabinet doors with wire mesh inserts for an intriguing display of what’s inside. Designed by Susan Orfald.
Our country French kitchen on display has a variety of luxurious features including an elaborate custom canopy, spacious pantry, & contrasting finishes. Designed by Philip Bielmann for the Hutton Bielmann Design Inc. showroom.
Tall dish cabinet situated to the right of the dishwasher unit masked behind its decorative panel, while to the right stands the tall corner pantry. Designed by Philip Bielmann for the Hutton Bielmann Design Inc. showroom.
Detail of the country French custom canopy making a statement above the AGA cooker (not shown here), complete with spice niches. Designed by Philip Bielmann for the Hutton Bielmann Design Inc. showroom.
This traditional kitchen includes ornate features such as the central ceiling detail & intricate molding throughout.
This statement island includes an eating bar surrounded by built-in wine racks, with an entertainment sink & glass display cabinets on the ends enhanced by the corner moldings.
Flanking the arched kitchen entry we have a tall pantry unit at right, while at left stands a dish cabinet amalgamated with a classic home administration desk.
Keeping with the traditionalist style, the built-in fridge becomes one with the cabinetry.
Close-up highlighting the fine details contributing to the overall look. Notice how the crackled glazing combined with the ornate molding finishes the traditional feel.
With the unconventional shape of the room, the layout of this kitchen feels naturally welcoming like open arms. To prevent the perimeter from feeling crowded with all the angles, the use of light tones is important, while the contrasting island adds visual interest as well as working & eating space. Designed by Philip Bielmann.
This traditional design puts an emphasis on custom finishes, as demonstrated through the tone-on-tone layered brushstroke finish found throughout the main cabinetry. Designed by Philip Bielmann.
The abundance of natural light highlights the decorative canopy with its artistic & textured finish. Designed by Philip Bielmann.
Offering contrast to the opposite side, the tall, dark, cherry cabinetry boldly displays a traditional corner pantry with leaded glass, & cleverly disguises the integrated fridge/freezer to the right. Also notice how the subtle ceiling details add the perfect enrichment to the space. Designed by Philip Bielmann.
By taking the island & placing it on an angle, the space is opened up, creating a naturally flowing path through the kitchen. Meanwhile, the small transom glass doors add a delicate touch, glowing from within. Designed by Susan Orfald.
In this skillful design, Susan resourcefully used the recessed wall space to create a step-in pantry, with a fully integrated fridge/freezer on either side. Designed by Susan Orfald.
For those who do a lot of baking, a traditional alternative to a secondary wall oven is a range such as this. It not only suits the style of the kitchen itself, but also provides a larger cooktop & allows for a more bold & embellished focal canopy. Designed by Susan Orfald.
Details that are seemingly small, make the world of difference to completing a space. Such is the case here, exemplified by such finishing touches as inset valances concealing under-cabinet lighting, an elegant pendant light, & the bead-board panels on the island. Designed by Philip Bielmann.
Highlighting the stunning custom canopy, this photo shows how the scalloped ends frame the contrasting backsplash pattern within. Designed by Susan Orfald.
Specialty finishes add character to any space, as illustrated here. Designed by Susan Orfald.
A signature style such as this mitered inset panel is carried throughout including cambered doors on the fully integrated fridge. Designed by Susan Orfald.
End cabinets accessible from the eating bar side aesthetically ground the island in a functional way, complimented by the stunning "Magma Gold" granite countertops. Designed by Susan Orfald.
The complementary colour scheme enhances the richness of the red & green hues, while surrounding windows bring the beauty of the nature in. Designed by Susan Orfald.
One of the more notable accessories of this kitchen is the incorporation of stacking slide-out baskets. Their ease of access makes them very versatile for multiple storage purposes. Designed by Susan Orfald.
The combination of the regal canopy, complete with tumbled marble backsplash, alongside the personalized touch of the custom finish on the millwork, give this kitchen a true taste of originality. Designed by Philip Bielmann.
Large windows in the kitchen make the room more vibrant & pleasant, but sometimes they can take away from the usable space. So make the most of the space below with a window seat, complete with drawers. Topping it off with granite to match the kitchen counters gives this one the utmost class. Designed by Philip Bielmann.