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May 19, 2015
Find your kitchen inspiration with these eight custom cabinets.
New Zealand home custom kitchen with american oak cabinets and whitened maple floors

An architect reimagined an outdated brick garage by designing a graceful new family home atop its foundation. Marc Lithgow custom designed the American oak kitchen cabinets. The floors, and the ceiling above the lounge, are whitened maple.

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Originally appeared in This Former Garage Is Clutter Free
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Custom kitchen cabinetry by Workstead

This couple took a minimalist approach to their Brooklyn apartment, focusing on supple materials, subtle gradations of color, and custom finishes by local craftsmen. Custom kitchen cabinetry was designed by Workstead and fabricated by the firm’s go-to woodworker, Bartenschlager.

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matthew williams
Originally appeared in A Minimal Yet Mighty Brooklyn Apartment
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Modern timber house kitchen with tiles, custom oak veneer cabinetry

A modest kitchen addition to a couple’s cottage outside of Brisbane proves that one 376-square-foot room can revive an entire home. The studio Owen and Vokes and Peters designed the addition, and Cooroy Joinery & Woodworks built custom cabinetry using American oak veneer and Centor doors.

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Alicia Taylor
Originally appeared in This Kitchen Brings It All Together
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Cabinets and storage in a Brooklyn apartment

A creative tear-down renovation exposed this Brookyln loft to natural light. The architect designed the cabinet walls to unify the living and dining areas and to provide practical storage space.

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SABO project
Originally appeared in Brooklyn Loft Renovation Masters Storage with a Custom Cabinet Wall
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Small Portland kitchen with plywood cabinets and oak countertops

Designer Shannon Baird conceived of this 796-square-foot dwelling off the back of a larger home in Portland. "We took a lot of time designing the cabinets," Baird says. "We wanted the refrigerator to be hidden, to have as many windows as possible with views to the garden and courtyard, and to have no upper cabinets."

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Mark Toal
Originally appeared in Cozy Home in Portland Is Under 800 Square Feet
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Boston prefab guest home and pool has a mini kitchen in the great room

At a prefab addition in the Massachusetts, LABhaus architects designed custom cabinetry for the mini-kitchen in the great room. 

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Originally appeared in Cute Couple Alert: Modern Prefab Poolhouse Addition to a 1920s Sears Kit House
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Modern custom-built kitchen with bright orange chairs

Thanks to designers Nina Tolstrup and Jack Mama, an aging workshop in London’s once-gritty Bethnal Green is reborn as a colorful, custom-built guesthouse. In the custom kitchen, lustrous vertically-clad cabinetry creates visual depth. 

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Originally appeared in A Colorful, Custom-Built Guesthouse in London
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Modern home in Finland with sauna has custom birch cabinets and island in kitchen and a lofted family room

This modern home in Finland revolves around three pillars of traditional family life: the kitchen, the fireplace, and the sauna. A carpenter and friend of the residents custom-built the birch cabinets and island for the kitchen.

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Originally appeared in This Home Will Make You Want to Build Your Own Sauna
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New Zealand home custom kitchen with american oak cabinets and whitened maple floors

An architect reimagined an outdated brick garage by designing a graceful new family home atop its foundation. Marc Lithgow custom designed the American oak kitchen cabinets. The floors, and the ceiling above the lounge, are whitened maple.

Photo by Simon Devitt.

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