Removing the Wall Opens the Kitchen to the Living Room

By removing a wall, the kitchen was opened up to both the dining room and living room. A structural column for the building was in the middle of the space; by covering it in wood paneling, the column became a distinctive architecture feature helping to define the space. To add lighting to a concrete ceiling, a false ceiling clad in wood was designed to allow for LED can lights; the cove was curved to match the shape of the building. Hardware restored from Broyhill Brasilia furniture was used as cabinet pulls, and the unit’s original Lightolier ceiling light fixtures were rewired and replated.

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zach32186
zach32186 added this to zach32186's Ideas15 June 2022

recessed lighting combo w wood ceiling

isadj
isadj added this to kitchen remodel18 September 2021

wood ceiling finis with lighting behind

s_vonne1
Sharon L added this to 2021 House Remodel Ideas15 September 2021

Up lighting and wood - would make white oak

monicasensei
Monica Mora added this to Kitchen 20213 July 2021

Make whatever part of the wall that is left to retain the load an architectural feature of the home like this one. It doesn't have to be all wood, but something like this.

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