appliances and the microwave oven are
tucked behind cabinet doors. To combat all
kid-related clutter, compartments for each
child were built, hidden by pocket doors.
“One of the challenges of the space was
that Claudia wanted seating for her whole
family in the kitchen, but she didn’t want
them to all sit in a row,” says Barsoum, whose
solution was a table that extends from the end
of the island, allowing for seating on three
sides. Round stainless-steel stools, covered
with hard-wearing orange fabric, add to the
Just as with the kitchen, the evolution
of the master bathroom started with a simple
the kitchen renovation centered around a new layout (left) in which the dining room and kitchen
switched places. The swap enabled ( 1) the kitchen to be much larger and feature ( 2) a center island, while
( 3) the dining room is still spacious enough to accomodate a large table. Nontraditional chandeliers
(above) hanging over the dining table are “playful but not too whimsical,” says Marika-Perez.
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