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YOUR HOME KITCHENS

Working the Room

A designer proves you don't have to gut your kitchen to get a whole new look.

An antique French iron baker's table (left) adds to the Provencal theme and fills a practical as well as aesthetical role. By replacing a wall of cabinets with a simple grid of shelving (right), Paula Daher made the room feel more open. The large corner pantry offers plenty of storage. Plaid taffeta panels dress up the doors and hide an undercounter dishwasher.
By Regina Cole
September 10, 2006

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When interior designer Paula Daher took on the kitchen in last month's Old York Historical Society Show House, she didn't make the easiest, most expensive, or most obvious changes. Daher, whose Andover design firm regularly creates and transforms kitchens, resisted the temptation to tear out the dark wood cabinets and the peninsula jutting into the room, or to relocate the ... (Full article: 1268 words)

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