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Wentworth Wins a NKBA Baltimore/Washington Chapter Kitchen & Bath Design Award

Wentworth, Inc. recently received a 2011 Kitchen & Bath Award from the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) Baltimore/Washington Chapter. The transformation of a dreary Washington, DC galley kitchen into an airy entertaining space snagged a Best in Class award in the competitive Small Kitchens category.

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Washington, DC Award-Winning Kitchen Remodel Details

When a narrow and dark kitchen impeded the homeowners’ ability to chat with guests during meal prep, Wentworth suggested that a small addition coupled with a smart use of space, would dramatically and aesthetically improve their self-described “retirement home.” To effectively expand their galley kitchen, the homeowners sacrificed a rear porch that was infrequently used. What they lost in outdoor space, they gained in usable kitchen space: a sunny breakfast nook with a view of the garden now sits where the porch used to be.

The removal of a wall, as well as several new design features (roll-out shelving and a mix of glass and solid cabinet doors) expand space and create a cohesive sense of light in what the homeowners once described as a “gloomy galley kitchen.” aesthetically

You can read more about this Washington, DC kitchen remodel project in the Late Spring 2011 issue of HOME & DESIGN Magazine.

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“ Thank you so much for the very thoughtful gift and card you sent to welcome [our son] home. He has been following the baseball standings with great interest, and is looking forward to many messy meals with his Red Sox bib and bottle. And whether he realizes it or not, his meal times have been made much more pleasant - and his parents are much happier - because of the fabulous new kitchen you designed and built for us. It was really kind of you to think of us at this special time in our lives. ”

Amelia & Mike M.
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