Three Fabulous Kitchens: From Dark and Cramped to Warm and Nurturing

Believe it or not, these warm, nurturing kitchens were once dark, inefficient and featureless.

Transcending the merely utilitarian laundry area, Marsea used bamboo walls, a salvaged wood counter, indigo fabric from Africa, an Indonesian herb-drying rack, and collected artwork to create a sacred nook. The washer and dryer are under the counter.
Photo By Barbara Bourne