This kitchen by Joe M. Currie won an NKBA Award for Large Kitchen - Award of Distinction.

Sleek & Spare

Large Kitchen - Award of Distinction


Joe M. Currie, Jack Rosen Custom Kitchens, Inc.
When Joe M. Currie of Jack Rosen Custom Kitchens was called on to update a kitchen in a traditional Rockville, Maryland, home the goal was to maximize storage and counter space while creating a visually arresting contrast between cabinets, countertops and flooring. The homeowner wanted a spare, uncluttered look, so two appliance garages were installed and plentiful behind-the-scenes storage was put in place. The black-and-white color scheme of flat-cut oak cabinetry and granite countertops promotes a minimalist vibe, while the style of the cabinets, with their frosted glass fronts, is clean-lined and modern. Walnut floors connect the kitchen with the rest of the house.

KITCHEN DESIGN: Joe M. Currie, Jack Rosen Custom Kitchens, Inc., Rockville, MD. CONTRACTOR: Paul Johnson, Nice Contracting Inc., Silver Spring, MD. INTERIOR DESIGN: Susan Apatoff, SGA By Design, Rockville, MD.

Where To Find It
Appliances: Thermador, Wolf and KitchenAid through Appliance Distributors Unlimited. Cabinetry: Elmwood Cabinetry through Jack Rosen Custom Kitchens. Countertops: White Fantasy granite and Smoky Black
granite through Counter Intelligence, Rockville, MD.
Backsplash: Carrera marble, Mosaic Tile, Rockville, MD.

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