Kowalske is featured in MKE Lifestyle Magazine! Our gorgeous lake home kitchen in Oconomowoc is showcased in an article about “What’s Hot in the Kitchen”. We are excited to see this kitchen remodel in the spotlight! Read on to learn what is trending in kitchen design. Homeowners are still asking for large islands where they can entertain, including prep space, seating and a beverage station where guests can grab a drink.
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“This is a place for entertaining,” Kolb explains. “They’re ultimate hosts. I love that they built this space to be so welcoming.”
“The use of classic lines with this lake house makes it feel timeless.”
A Lake House Kitchen for Parties
- A New Layout – The biggest issue was a large bar that sat in the middle of this kitchen. The homeowners found it awkward. We widened the narrow doorway into the front hallway and into the living room to better connect the three spaces. More light now floods the main entertaining space.
- A Big Island for Gathering – The homeowners wanted a large island where everyone could gather and sit. With the new layout, guests sitting at the island can have a view of the lake. The new island, featuring Cambria quartz counters, has seating for six and plenty of gathering space around it.
- A Statement Hood – The homeowners love to cook so we added a 48” Wolf range and a statement hood.
- Beverage Station – The beverage station has a smaller footprint than the old bar, yet conveniently located in the kitchen. Two drawers below the wine cooler open to reveal drinks.
- The “Sandwich Fridge” – The Mr. in the house requested a “sandwich fridge” in the island for his favorite lunch items – meats, cheese, pickles and condiments.
- Prep Sink – A prep sink features a glass rinser and a reverse osmosis water tap doubling as a prep sink and bar sink.
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About MKE Lifestyle Magazine
For more than 25 years, MKE Lifestyle Magazine has been the leading voice of what it means to live well in the metro Milwaukee region, from its thriving downtown and sophisticated suburbs, to the natural beauty of Lake Country and the North Shore! In-depth outdoor and indoor coverage includes a notable home tour, tips from home remodeling professionals, interior design trends and expert garden advice.
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