House Tour: Ship Shape
Black honed granite countertops and industrial pendants look sleek in the white kitchen. Above the range, a tile backsplash with a custom map of Michigan (by local artist Glenn Wolff) showcases the homeowners’ pride of the area.
White inset cabinetry reflects the home's cottage scheme and hides integrated double dishwashers, a warming drawer and clever storage, like pullouts for dog dishes. Gregg’s idea to build a booth into the island makes the kitchen kid-friendly. “I wouldn’t normally advocate an island that big,” says designer Scott Lankford. “But the U-shape booth cutout creates a great gathering space.” Drawers below the cherrywood seats store games often played on the tabletop.