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The homey, comfy kitchen

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The kitchen is a natural gathering place and I loved working on how this story on how to make it even more so. 

Text by: Carren Jao
Edited by: Rene Lynch
Published: 18 August 2016, Los Angeles Times

The kitchen is the heart of the home. Every day, family members gravitate to this space, scrounging for a bite to eat while catching up on one other’s lives. At parties, friends inevitably congregate here as hosts fuss around the stove top. While food and drink flow, so does the conversation.

No wonder more homeowners are looking to add comfort to this space with a few simple ideas, inspired by their living rooms.

“People spend so much time in their kitchen,” said Los Angeles-based interior designer Frances Merrill of Reath Design. “We’re renovating a kitchen right now and we’re making room for a sofa.” [read more]


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