Photo By Case Design/Remodeling Of San Jose. Los Altos Kitchen Remodel

Los Altos Kitchen Remodel

This client hosts monthly dinner parties with an average guest list of 12 people. As such, the kitchen was a place where guests would congregate which also accentuated some of it performance deficiencies of the space; -Tile countertops with unsightly and high maintenance grout lines -Insufficient general and task light (despite the bay window) -Dead space in cabinets and insufficient storage -Not conducive to entertaining As a graphic designer herself, the client's aesthetic guideline was to maintain the blue and white color scheme, but to implement it in a more updated presentation. The peninsula wall cabinets were designed with glass fronted doors on both sides and a taller pass-thru space below. The glass doors provided openness to the space that gave the illusion of a larger kitchen. Meanwhile the countertop overhang provides an informal eating bar which also doubles as a place for guests to sit during dinner parties.