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How-to Design With Elegance

National Design Editor Glen Peloso creates a modern kitchen and sitting area for a young couple.


LAYOUT AND DETAILS  This kitchen was originally located opposite to its current location. The family room and dining room locations were switched to make for a much more intimate living space. The kitchen island lighting and ceiling details above the dining table add character to the area.

SAVE AND SPLURGE  The furniture selections made for the space were cost conscious to make room in the budget for more expensive appliances and kitchen finishes. We also saved on the light fixtures and splurged on the faucet, sink, and countertop.

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Canadian Home Trends' National Design Editor, Glen Peloso forged into the world of design 20 years ago after completing his Masters degree in Fine Art. As Principal of Grafus Design Co., he has worked in residential, hospitality and commercial spaces for clients in several countries and has successfully designed over 300 projects in that time. TV Celebrity Designer and Canadian Home Trends National Design Contributor, Glen is also recognized as a design expert on The Marilyn Denis Show and from his past work as a host/designer of the internationally popular television shows Foodnetwork/HGTV`s Restaurant Makeover, and W networks ‘Take this House and Sell it’, and “Slice Network” show, Renovate my Wardrobe.

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