Wednesday, January 09, 2013

sharonite's Kitchen

Contemporary Kitchen in Dark Cherry, Quartz and Marble

Details from sharonite on 9/13/2012
Link to sharonite's Gardenweb finished kitchen post
Link to sharonite's Finished photos

Finished in 2011.

Kitchen Highlights:
  • Cabinets: custom by a local cabinet maker, solid cherry with cordovan stain. The doors are shaker with a 1/4 inch offset, shallower than a traditional shaker style.
  • Countertops:
    • perimeter and table countertop: engineered quartz: Caesarstone Blizzard. 
    • island countertop: honed Imperial Danby marble from Vermont. 
  • Backsplash: white statuary calacatta polished, cascading waterfall mosaic from Tileshowcase
  • Floor: maple hardwood
  • pendants: monorail pendants and spot heads from Tech Lighting. 
  • Wolf 30 inch rangetop; Bosch french door fridge; Miele Inspira DW
  • GE Monogram Advantium 240 V speed oven/MW and GE Monogram 30 inch wall oven. 
  • XO under-cabinet hood.


1. Kitchen Basics
Type of Remodel:    Kitchen Remodel/Existing Footprint/All New Items
Kitchen installation:    Hired General Contractor
Budget:    High Budget
Location:    U.S. Northeastern
Location Type:    Suburban
Basic Other Information:

2. Kitchen Design
Kitchen Design Family/Function:  
Kitchen Designer:    Self-Designed
Kitchen Size:    Medium (151-350 sq.ft)
Kitchen Dimensions (WxL):    19' x 12'
Kitchen Height:  
Kitchen Shape:    L-Shaped Kitchen plus Island
Kitchen Style:    contemporary
Kitchen Island:    Single Island, Island With Seating, Island with multiple levels, attached island and table
Kitchen Island#1 Size (WxL):    31" x 50"
Kitchen Peninsula:    No Peninsula
Kitchen Ceiling:    No Special Ceiling Design
Design Special Features:    Broom Closet, Multiple Prep Areas, Pass-Thru, Wall removed between kitchen & DR

3. Kitchen Cabinets
Cabinets New/Reused:    New Cabinet Doors and Boxes - Custom Sizes
Cabinet Manufacturer:    custom
Cabinet Door Composition:    Solid Wood Cabinet Doors
Cabinet Door (Wood):    Cherry Cabinet Doors
Cabinet Box Composition:    Solid Wood Cabinet Boxes
Cabinet Box (Wood):    Maple Cabinet Boxes
Cabinet Door Overlay:    Full Overlay Cabinet Door
Cabinet Door Style:    Recessed Panel Cabinet Door
Cabinet Color:    Dark Wood Cabinet Door
Cabinet Finish:    Stained Cabinet Door
Cabinet Height:    Cabinets to the Ceiling
Mixed Cabinets?    No mixed cabinets
Cabinet Special Features:    Full Extension Cabinet Drawers, Soft-Close Cabinet Drawers

4. Kitchen Countertops
Countertop New/Reused:    New Countertops
Countertop Composition:    Quartz Countertop (Zodiac, Silestone,  CaesarStone, Cambria, etc.)  , Danby marble
Marble Countertop:    Danby Imperial  
Quartz Countertop:    Caesarstone Blizzard
Countertop Color:    White/Cream Countertop
Countertop Finish:    Honed Countertop
Countertop Edge:    Eased Edge Countertop
Mixed Countertops?    Mixed Countertops perimeter/island (multiple colors/shades/finishes)
Countertop Supplier:  
Countertop Fabricator:    Majestic Fabrication, Canton, MA

5. Kitchen Backsplash
Backsplash New/Reused:    New Backsplash
Backsplash Material:    Marble Backsplash
Backsplash Type:    Mosaic Tile Backsplash
Backsplash Pattern:    Mosaic Backsplash
Backsplash Tile Size:  
Backsplash Size:    Full backsplash
Backsplash Color:    Gray Backsplash, White Backsplash
Backsplash Manufacturer:    Tile Showcase in Watertown MA (
Backsplash Details:    White statuary calacatta polished, cascading waterfall mosaic -varies depending on the curernt lot
Backsplash Supplier:    Tile Showcase in Watertown MA (

6. Kitchen Appliances
Appliances: New/Reused?    All New Appliances
Refrigerator Manufacturer:    Bosch
Refrigerator Color:    Stainless Steel Refrigerator
Refrigerator Special Features:    Bottom FreezerRefrigerator, French Door Refrigerator
Range Hood Manufacturer:    XO (XOP undercabinet hood)
Range Hood Max CFM:    601-1000 CFM Range Hood
Range Hood MUA:  
Range Hood Color:    Stainless Steel Range Hood
Cooktop Manufacturer:    Wolf 30 inch rangetop
Wall Oven Manufacturer:    GE Monogram
Wall Oven Color:    Stainless Steel Wall Oven
Wall Oven Special Features:    Single Wall Oven
Dishwasher Manufacturer:    Miele INspira
Dishwasher Color:    Stainless Steel Dishwasher
Microwave Manufacturer:    GE MOnogram Advantium
Microwave Color:    Stainless Steel Microwave
Microwave Special Features:    Convection Microwave, Microwave/Oven Combo

7. Kitchen Plumbing
Plumbing: New/Reused?    Reused All Existing Plumbing Lines  
Main Sink Manufacturer:  
Main Sink Material:    Stainless Main Sink
Main Sink Shape:    Rectangular Main Sink
Main Sink Bowls:    Single Bowl Sink
Main Sink Width:    Main Sink 25 to 29 inches
Main Sink Cabinet Size:    Main Sink Cabinet 36 inch
Main Sink Mount:    Zero Reveal Undermount Sink
Main Sink Details:    Kindred
Main Faucet Manufacturer:    Grohe
Main Faucet Color/Material:    Chrome Main Faucet
Main Faucet Finish:    Polished Main Faucet
Main Faucet Type:    Pull-Out Spray Faucet, Single Handle Faucet, pull down
Main Faucet Details:    Ladylux

8. Kitchen Electric and Lighting
Lighting Special Features:    Tech Lighting
Lighting Details:    pendants and spot lighting on Tech monorail

9. Kitchen Hardware
Hardware Type:    Pulls Only
Hardware Knobs Manufacturer:    Top Knobs Princetonian
Hardware Knobs Material/Color:    Stainless Knobs
Hardware Pulls Manufacturer:    Top KNobs

10. Kitchen Flooring
Flooring New/Reused:    New Flooring
Flooring Manufacturer:    Mirage Maple hardwood
Flooring Material:    Wood Floor
Flooring Color:    Light Wood Floor

11. Kitchen Pantry
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12. Kitchen Special Features
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13. Kitchen Decor
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14. Kitchen Additional Comments
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Before Photos:    Yes
Floorplan Photos:    No