Kitchen Renovation with Entertaining in Mind

These homeowners asked us to design an updated kitchen with improved space planning, a modern aesthetic, and better storage and function. Additionally, they asked us to update their entire first floor for open entertaining and cohesiveness with the kitchen.

Their kitchen had an awkward angled island that limited its functional use and usable space in the room. The angled pantry they had was not user friendly, and the layout of the space was not ideal. We completely redesigned the kitchen layout, allowing for a large kitchen island, cabinetry taken to the eat-in nook, and relocated all the appliances. Taj Mahal Quartzite counters and full height splash create impact, and the sink sports a kitchen faucet as well an insta-hot beverage faucet. A custom hood, finished to match the island, is now the focal point of the room and is symmetrical with the new sink, lighting, and the hearth room fireplace. Seating for two creates a cozy area for morning coffee and the kitchen area seating has doubled for this couple who enjoy entertaining. A large walk-in pantry with modern barn door access was designed with specificity to the homeowners needs. It also houses the chiller for the bar chilled water faucet.

We removed built-in cabinetry around the hearth room fireplace and created a new entry into the family room. Both doorways were widened and now flaunt clean modern arches for consistency with the arches throughout the home. The circular traffic flow allows an openness for entertaining in the kitchen, hearth room and family room. We eliminated built-ins on either side of the hearth room fireplace, simplified the design, and painted the original fireplace black. We installed polished marbled white tile on the face and hearth, which gives it a modern aesthetic that coordinates well with the kitchen cabinetry.

This renovation elevated the aesthetic of the entire first floor. The kitchen has gone from an awkward space to cook with limited storage to a gathering space allowing for entertaining family and friends.

In this homeowners’ own words:
“Corinthian really hit a home run with our project.”

The finished remodel not only improved how this family functions in their home, but also brings a stunning aesthetic, with the WOW factor.

Location: Indianapolis, IN

Unique Features:

  • Kitchen faucet with matching insta-hot faucet
  • Large kitchen island with seating for 6
  • Hearth room with fireplace and conversation area

Credits: Photography by Sara C Imagery

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