contemporary flair

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geometrically speaking

From the strong lines extending from the cabinets up to the ceiling to the unique backsplash made of diamond-shaped tiles, this Corrales contemporary kitchen is geometrically refined. Desert Sage Custom Homes Owner Steve Nakamura says he wanted to create a neutral space that would be user friendly for the homeowner. The kitchen’s quartz center island, for example, provides functional workspace, as well as plenty of entertaining space, and a trash compactor makes it easier to manage waste. The stainless steel JennAir appliances are elegant additions to the room, and a pantry keeps the quartz counters uncluttered. The real beauty of this kitchen, Nakamura says, is its simplicity and its brightness. “Natural light is extremely important to us,” he says. “People want to bring the outside inside, and there’s always just a positive aura to a house with more natural light inside.”

Builder & Interior Design: Desert Sage Custom Homes;
Appliances: JennAir; Sinks & Fixtures: Moen