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Prairie

1880-1940

 

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:

PL-G-Art-Deco-recessed

Cabinet Doors 

  • Type: Inset or full overlay

  • Style: Recessed square panel

  • Finish: Stain or paint

  • Wood: Cherry, maple, or oak

Countertops

  • Laminate

  • Soapstone

  • Granite

 Flooring

  • LinoleumSlate

  • Wood

Architectural Details

  • Wood banding at wall and ceiling intersections

  • Chair rail

 

 


 



 

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