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Dominated by Frank Lloyd Wright and inspired by Japanese design influences, the Prairie house style gave birth to the open plan where one room flows into the next.

General description:

  • Multilevel

  • Long, low roof lines

  • Repetitive rows of windows

  • Cantilevered floors and roofs

Exterior features to consider in kitchen design:

  • Unornamented design elements

  • Repeated windows

  • Linear forms

  • Integrated furnishings

Recommended kitchen design elements:


Cabinet Doors 

  • Type: Inset or full overlay

  • Style: Recessed square panel

  • Finish: Stain or paint

  • Wood: Cherry, maple, or oak


  • Laminate

  • Soapstone

  • Granite


  • LinoleumSlate

  • Wood

Architectural Details

  • Wood banding at wall and ceiling intersections

  • Chair rail





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