Hollywood Haven Kitchen – Family Cooking Together

Photos courtesy of Meher Kourouyan / www.ReelLightPictures.com

What’s more enchanting than a home nestled in the hills with fabulous views of the entertainment capital? For a family who cooks together, it’s a larger kitchen. So I created one large kitchen out of a space that once contained two separate rooms.

This larger space created some significant challenges. First, though we removed a wall, we were still stuck with a 4’0 wide structural wall – right in the middle of the kitchen! Second, the kitchen needed an eating area. Third, a danger for all large kitchens, the working triangle could not get too spread out, or the kitchen would not be functional – just big.

To solve these problems, I created a kitchen within kitchen –  a U-shaped island.

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