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Rethink the Rooms
Photographer: Francesco Lagnese, Writer: Elizabeth Beeler

Rethink the Rooms

Before, the dining room occupied the center of the house, while the kitchen sat in a dark corner. By moving the kitchen to the former dining area and adding a large, eat-in island, architect Jason Bigelow opened up the space to the two-story living room. In the former kitchen, a full-service butler's pantry offers additional storage.

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