2 sink/cleanup area
6 powder room
7 wall oven
10 center island
of logic and clarity in materials, we were guided
by specific choices in appliances,” says Klug.
The stainless steel refrigerator and wall oven the
owner wanted led to the choice of the stainless
steel backsplash and countertops for the range
and cabinet area between them.
A 4-foot-wide, 12-foot-long work island holds
sink, recycling bins, bookshelves, and storage draw-
ers. The dark-stained island is topped with white
IceStone, a product made of recycled glass.
open and spacious, the kitchen merges with
the outdoors, thanks to a custom mahogany
14-foot-long sliding glass door. At the far end,
a cleanup station is tucked along an exterior
wall. The single clear glass pane of the north
wall frames a treetop view.
The Art of Mentoring = Mentorology
Dawn Carroll and Patti Austin
The Over My Shoulder Foundation, founded by Dawn Carroll, award-winning
stone designer at Cumar, Inc. and Grammy Award winner Patti Austin is
proud to have inspired Design New England’s Mentors In Design Awards
(MIDDIES). The MIDDIES recognize design professionals who share their
time, expertise and wisdom with upcoming generations of designers.
The Over My Shoulder Foundation is a unique media-based project whose
goal is to raise awareness of the impact of mentoring both cross-culturally
“Our goal is to break down barriers that separate generations of people and
cultures. Through mentoring, we all are increasingly interdependent on each
other, rather than independent individuals. And, because of people’s
interdependency, the foundation hopes to foster respect, diversity, culture,
and individuality.” Patti Austin