Downtown Vancouver Penthouse Project

This kitchen is a beautiful example of transitional design at its best, by keeping the original island cabinets that were done in a traditional shaker style and then bringing in new modern glass and white matte painted cabinets from Merit Kitchens it is a seem less mix of the two styles. The counters are quite unique with a 12” x 24” tile edged in a stunning stainless to match to the glass cabinet frames. By changing out the old fluorescent lighting for a more updated look of pot lights and pendants the designer was able to brighten up the original dark kitchen. One of the biggest improvements was to remove the old pantry and open up the space, but still keep all the storage by adding a wall of tall cabinets. By continuing to re-use the old the client has revamped an old sparkplug holder into a spice rack on the wall. This kitchen is a true beauty and shows that we don’t always have to do renovate it all, but can sometimes use some of the old to work with the New.

Kitchen Designer: Merit Kitchens Dealer Sébastien Lefèvre, Sébastien Lefèvre Interior Design Architecture

Interior Designer: Liz Barichievy, Liz B. Designs

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For over 30 years, Merit Kitchens has been providing homeowners with fine cabinetry at an extraordinary value. Merit’s European-styled cabinetry maximizes access and storage space with a look that is sophisticated and refined while achieving the ultimate in functionality. Merit’s broad product offerings allow for its cabinetry to be used in any room of your home including the home office, library, entertainment centers and even bedrooms. Whether it is Maple, Cherry, Alder, Pine or Oak Merit only selects the finest of materials ensuring the cabinetry matches the highest standards of quality.

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