Kitchen Design and Renovation from Traditional to Transitional in a New Canaan, CT Home

How a renovation in New Canaan, CT updated a Traditional Kitchen to have a modern Transitional style

Recently Betsy and Michael reached out to me to for a redesign to take their New Canaan Kitchen from traditional to transitional. They wanted the kitchen’s new transitional look to be fresh and light while still welcoming and warm. I already knew the kitchen well because my company had done the previous kitchen renovation twenty years ago for their 6000 square foot New Canaan traditional home. The existing kitchen was traditional in a French style…warm wood tones, strong raised panels and rustic backsplash tiles. It included a very large island with a wood top that divided the space but did not include seating. Also in the kitchen is a significant fieldstone fireplace that needed to be considered in the overall design plan. The colors used 20 years ago were in the earth tones, wheat, sage and terra cotta. The time had come for a change.

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