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Standout Design Trends in 2011 From the NKBA (9 of 10)

A TIERED APPROACH TO PROPORTION


     Design by: Tia Moras, CMKBD
     Lonetree Ent. Ltd.
     Vancouver, BC
     Photo: Gary Beale, B-Plus Studios, LTD

 

The concept of stacked components and graduated overlapping heights was brought to a new level of sophistication in this urban kitchen. Varying heights of the island surfaces, the elevated and overlapping dining countertop, and the statuesque pantry cabinet create asymmetrical proportion, while complementing the cityscape outside the windows. The tallest point of the pantry, thickness of the countertops, and the dining surface resting effortlessly on the prep and cook surface convey a proportionally tiered balance to this contemporary space.

(article copied from nkba.org)

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