In 2009, Thomas Wold partnered with Sheryl Drinkwater (architect) and Brad Charlstrom (contractor) to assist a younger household renovate their kitchen. The shopper had an unchanged ranch-fashion residence from the Nineteen Fifties situated in Marin County.
Wold labored with the architect and householders on creating a brand new look and performance of the kitchen, in addition to fabricated and put in the brand new casework. What resulted was a signature Thomas Wold-type kitchen. In case you’ve seen Wold’s work earlier than, then you understand what I’m speaking about.
The massive island integrates seating so the room might be conducive to informal consuming and socializing. General, the shopper needed a youthful really feel, so Wold settled on a mushy palette of two strong colours to complement the uniformed Anegre veneers plus a impartial white CaesarStone counter. The yellow on the “workplace” cupboards is simply seen on this space to notice it’s distinctive perform. The world above the fridge is white opaque Plexiglass sliding doorways reduce with a laser jet.
The picture above exhibits the peninsula part separating the kitchen and eating room. Initially there was a wall and door right here. Wold designed the cooktop vent and Walter Mork Sheet Metallic in Berkeley did the fabrication of the chrome steel. The group determined to not run higher cupboards and as an alternative maintain the 2 rooms feeling open and related.
“As a trademark, I wish to have a colour punch in cupboards at occasions. There’s all the time quite a bit planning and thought to make a kitchen helpful and environment friendly. Customized drawers punched up with a ‘Tiffany’ blue and grey rubber drawer bottoms,” Wold says.
Pictured above are the cupboards previous to ending within the studio. Anegre veneers pressed onto Apple plywood panels have been used for all of the fronts by Unique Hardwoods in Oakland, CA. No veneer was required to cover the plywood edge, however as an alternative, exhibits off the extra premium substrate.
Kitchen Design: Thomas Wold DesignArchitect: Sheryl DrinkwaterContractor: Brad CharlestromPhotography: Markham Johnson