For a kitchen stuck in the 90s, Homepolish premier designer Orlando Soria brought in a modern, clean look with nods to Cape Cod sensibility.
Photos by Cris Nolasco.
It’s no secret that Homepolish premier designer #obsessed with white kitchens. In fact, it’s a love that many of our designers have in common. So when Orlando’s friends Josh and Philip asked him to update their tired 90s kitchen in their Hollywood Hills home, you could only imagine his delight. As he said, “It was dated and not in keeping with the traditional style of the rest of the house. The kitchen stuck out like a sore thumb.”is
Now, Josh and Philip are amazing hosts, and as any cocktail party enthusiast knows, the center of any social event is the kitchen. It simply wouldn’t do to have a space that the couple wasn’t proud of. In keeping with the design of the rest of the home, Orlando decided to set the foundation with minimal color and natural materials. Dark oak flooring, marble countertops and backsplashes, and white-and-gray cabinetry all came in for a clean and classic look.
In keeping with the entertaining-centric lifestyle of Orlando’s friends, they wanted to keep the layout open, with plenty of space for guests to sit, stand, talk, and gab. A bench was built out on the window with a large Parsons table right next to it. Modern takes on the spindle back chair fill out the rest of the seating. To make the space even more inviting, rugs are layered under the table and a vintage sideboard holds all the necessities for those upcoming cocktail parties.
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