Douglas Hunt
Douglas Hunt
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  • New Smyrna Beach, FL

UPDATE: A new kitchen inspired by an ad from 1959


I'm so excited that the website www.retrorenovation.com, a great source of information if you have a home from the 40s, 50s or 60s, has done a feature on the kitchen renovation I shared with Hometalk readers. You can check it out here:
http://retrorenovation.com/2013/07/15/retro-modern-kitchen-inexpensivmerola-mosaic-tile/
I love my mid-century house by the beach, but I've always regretted the fact that
A midcentury kitchen for the 21st century...and someone who likes to cook.
A midcentury kitchen for the 21st century...and someone who likes to cook.
The tile is a custom blend from Clayhaus Ceramics.
The tile is a custom blend from Clayhaus Ceramics.
The inspiration ad.
The inspiration ad.
The kitchen that came with the house.
The kitchen that came with the house.
A new layout means cooking looking out big windows to the backyard rather at a wall.
A new layout means cooking looking out big windows to the backyard rather at a wall.
Because this portion of the kitchen is visible from the living room, the cabinetry is cherry veneer to blend with the furniture.
Because this portion of the kitchen is visible from the living room, the cabinetry is cherry veneer to blend with the furniture.
From the kitchen looking into the living room.
From the kitchen looking into the living room.
Detail of the concrete countertops made by a local artisan.
Detail of the concrete countertops made by a local artisan.

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  • Joyce
    on Jun 9, 2015

    can you share the info about the local artist who made the countertop please. Love it! It puts the finishing touch on everything you have done.

    • Addie Wilson
      on Oct 22, 2016

      I too love the countertop! So, practical and unique! Please share information on artist or a DIY to make one.

  • Carole White
    on Sep 17, 2016

    Beautiful AND functional!! Great improvement; love the tile-work and those windows!!! Thanks for sharing,

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