SMALL SPACES: Big Style Kitchen by Karen Sealy

Although their old kitchen was three times the size, with strategic planning and design we were able to create a more functional new kitchen in a much smaller square footage.

The Kitchen

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Have you ever considered downsizing your life from a large suburban home to a small downtown space? Our clients did just this, moving to downtown Toronto to be closer to their children. To ease the transition with this new phase in their life they engaged the services of Sealy Design to create a functional yet stunning new home. The goal was to ensure a main floor space that allowed our clients to host large family dinners and entertain visiting friends; the main floor here was only 700 square feet so maximising every inch was crucial. The first recommendation from the Sealy Design was to relocate the existing kitchen from a confined corner at the back of the house to the center of the new open concept main floor. This allowed us to increase the square footage of the kitchen from 150 to 250 square feet providing space for an oversized island and ample work space while still leaving room for a comfortable dining area that seats six.

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