Classic Simplicity
Cottages and Bungalows|June - July 2021
Major structural changes and intentional design choices to maximize storage space in this Bethesda, Maryland, kitchen renovation create a cozy, classic space perfect for hosting.
LAURA SHIMKO

Making your dream kitchen a reality can be a daunting task, especially if your current kitchen needs a major overhaul to accomplish your goals. For Stephen Gordon, President of Insite Builders and Remodeling, turning clients’ wishes into reality is a passion. Incorporating the classic design style of the rest of the house, Stephen took a galley-style kitchen and opened it up to be the perfect space for entertaining. “The clients wanted to have the great room concept,” he says. Built in the 1970s, the original kitchen was traditional, segmented off from the dining room, family room and foyer. “The client wanted to be able to enjoy her family in the kitchen while she was cooking,” he says.

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