Our Custom Wood Countertops Blog features the industry’s most talented and innovative designers throughout the United States and abroad. This featured kitchen includes a Reclaimed Chestnut Counter designed by Shawna Dillon, ASID, NCIDQ of Studio Snaidero D.C. Metro.
About the Designer: Shawna Dillon is an award-winning Interior Designer and the Principal of Studio Snaidero D.C. Metro, employing over 16 years of experience with the Snaidero product. Shawna has a B.S. in Interior Design from Virginia Tech with a minor in Art History. She demonstrates her commitment to the design profession as an NCIDQ certificate holder and a professional member of ASID. Shawna offers her clients the expertise required to ensure that their project is completed on time and within budget, while reflecting the client’s individual tastes and improving the way their space functions.
A Tip from Shawna: Incorporating warmer elements, such as this cantilevered Grothouse reclaimed wood top, can help clients blend the elegance of a sleek contemporary cabinet style with a more transitional or traditional home.
This kitchen won Kitchen & Bath Business magazine’s Showroom of the Year 2016 Award! Photographed by Gordon Beall Photography.
Cabinet Manufacturer: Snaidero – Paolo Pininfarina design in Coffe Elm and Burnished Gold with Bronze Glass
Cabinet Hardware: Snaidero & AK Metal
Flooring: Carlisle Wide Plank Floors
Countertops: R. Bratti Associates Caesarstone in Vanilla Noir, and Grothouse Flat Grain Reclaimed Chestnut Counter
Faucet: Waterstone in Chocolate Bronze
Sink: Julien Urban Edge
Backsplash: Architectural Ceramics NERI Field Tile in Bone
Stove: La Cornue CornuFé Series
Other Appliances: Sub-Zero refrigerator and wine cooler, Niche modern chandelier, Knoll stools
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