The dual level island provides additional work space, as well as table-height dining. The black matte lacquer door includes a ¼” raised profile around the door perimeter for a touch of texture.
As a juxtaposition to the walnut entry paneling, the entertainment center / fireplace feature was also created in walnut. Deep pantry storage on the left and right provide ample space for AV equipment and other storage needs. The paneling for the fireplace was also created in walnut.
By defining the kitchen and living room in black and white, accented by walnut paneling on the entry wall and entertainment center wall, the spaces flow well and feel unified, while each remaining defined.