Jennifer Gilmer of Jennifer Gilmer Kitchen & Bath to handle the kitchen component of their project. She conceived a classic look for the kitchen in keeping with the home’s age and style, while emphasizing the existing high ceilings and a distinctive curved exterior wall.When clients who purchased an abandoned town house on DC’s Embassy Row were ready to renovate, they called on
Gilmer accentuated the wall in her design by embellishing it with curved shelving and crown moldings. She then echoed its shape with a gently rounded island. She reduced the depth of the wall cabinets to accommodate a large island and installed a wall of pantry cupboards for storage. A desk and Victorian-style cabinets with leaded-glass doors punctuate the expanse of white-painted cabinet fronts.
Jennifer Gilmer Kitchen & Bath Ltd., Chevy Chase, Maryland. INTERIOR DESIGN: Dennis Powell, Dominion Design Associates, Alexandria, Virginia. ARCHITECTURE: Anthony Barnes, FAIA, Barnes Vanze Architects, Inc., Washington, DC. CONTRACTOR: Glass Construction, Washington, DC. CABINETRY: Premier Custom Built through Jennifer Gilmer Kitchen & Bath. COUNTERS: Hallila tile, R. Bratti Associates, Alexandria, Virginia. APPLIANCES: Sub-Zero, Miele. PHOTOGRAPHY: Bob Narod.KITCHEN DESIGN: Jennifer Gilmer, CKD,