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Italianate

1830-1880

 

Reminiscent of the Italian villa, this style was popular in England in the early 1800s and in America in the late 1800s.

General description:

  • Two stories

  • Irregular shape

  • Different window designs at each floor level

  • Wide frieze and brackets supporting large cornice


Exterior features to consider in kitchen design:

  • Multiple chimneys, bays, overhangs, and window styles

  • Gracious entry with balcony above

 

Recommended kitchen design elements:

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Cabinet Doors

  • Type: Lipped or full overlay

  • Style: Raised square panel

  • Finish: Stain or paint

  • Wood: Cherry, maple, or oak

Countertops

  • Laminate

  • Soapstone

  • Granite

Flooring

  • Linoleum

  • Ceramic

  • Wood

Architectural Details

  • Crown moulding with dentil, egg & dart

  • Chair rail

 

 


 



 

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