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Interior Design Blog — kitchen function

Renovating a kitchen in a character home with function in mind

Tracy Wharton character home kitchen kitchen function kitchen renovation renovation

Character home kitchens present unique challenges. They often have doors and windows where we wish they didn't, were built before anybody had ever heard of a work triangle, electrical and plumbing can be completely outdated and so on, but then, that is part of what gives a home character. The challenge is to provide a homeowner with a space that functions as we expect a kitchen to function, but still retains the charm of the original space. This was exactly what the owner of this century old home in Calgary was facing. A long "bowling alley" of a kitchen, with...

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