Kitchen Tile backsplash makes a pattern behind the Wolf stove focal point of the kitchen
A high-end Wolf gas range is the focal point of the Traditional Maple Kitchen
Light-colored Kitchen tile backsplash adds warmth to the design of the Traditional Maple Kitchen
Wall length kitchen cabinetry houses glassware and a refrigerator in a Traditional Maple Kitchen

Traditional Maple Kitchen in Wilmington, Delaware

The objective was to design a kitchen within the existing wall space; include upscale appliances, floor-to-ceiling storage and add a built-in table area. They also wanted architectural furniture details that would transform this ho-hum room into a “wow” kitchen. The designer immediately realized that the space would not accommodate a stand-alone island, so they went for an elongated U-shaped kitchen.

The focal point is the cooking area; using a 36″ Wolf gas range top with pull out pot & pan storage below and an arched wains panel English style hood above. Utilizing these aspects, we were able to create a functional, yet architecturally interesting space.

Adjacent to the range top is the built-in full overlay Sub-Zero refrigerator and tall pantry. The sink, on a diagonal, finishes off the work triangle. The lower level table seats five comfortably and does double duty with a message center tucked in on the end.

The designer added architectural details that incorporate mullion glass doors, fluted pilasters and an arched toe-kick valance. Two complementing granite tones, and tile backsplash details add its own warm qualities to the elegance of the overall design.

  • Year Completed:

    2004

  • Kitchen Designer:

    Joseph Giorgi, Jr., CKD and Pietro Giorgi, CMKD

  • Location:

    Wilmington, Delaware

  • Kitchen Style:

    Traditional

  • Kitchen Shape:

    U-Shaped

  • Cabinetry:

    Heirloom Stain with Brown Glaze on Maple Wood

  • Cooking:

    Wolf 36" Gas Range Top and 30" Oven

  • Refrigerator:

    Sub-Zero 36" Refrigerator

  • Cleaning:

    ASKO Dishwasher, Wood Panels

Photography by McClain Photography