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Fifty Shades of Grey – Pedini Style

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Sorry but we just couldn’t resist! The wildly popular books and recently released movie, Fifty Shades of Grey, have become a trendy tagline so we decided to jump on the bandwagon. However, we bring you not only a designer’s view of the tag line but also a little trivia.

Fifty Shades of Grey - Escala Building

 

 

 

The storyline takes place in Seattle, WA and a good portion of it is in Christian Grey’s penthouse, the prestigious Escala Building, is considered the most luxurious building on the western seaboard. This amazing pieces of architecture features not only beautiful architecture and incredible views, but all the kitchens and vanities in the Escala are Pedini cabinetry.

 

 

 

 

Pedini cabinetry was chosen to be featured in every kitchen of the Escala building. Below is a photo of the real kitchen at the Escala penthouse.

Fifty Shades of Grey kitchen

Not only is Fifty Shades of Grey extremely popular, but it just so happens that grey kitchens are trending as well. Coincidentally, Pedini offers more than fifty shades of grey in their cabinetry line including: matte, high-gloss, grey and grey textured laminate, metallic and textured grey lacquer, grey stains on wood and many more. Here are just a few of the examples of amazing grey kitchens from Pedini.

Pedini Dune Gray Kitchen

Pedini Gray Kitchen

Pedini Gray Kitchen

Pedini Gray Bathroom

Pedini Gray KitchenCome by The Kitchen Studio of Glen Ellyn and find your favorite shade of Pedini grey! We promise not to make you blush.

 

 

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Timeless Transitional Kitchen

Timeless Transitional Kitchen

 

This large kitchen had a lot going for it in terms of the large open space and work triangle, however the honey oak cabinets and laminate countertops left a lot to be desired.

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The small range was replaced with a large pro-style cooktop. Space from an existing pantry was reworked to allow for the addition of double ovens, refrigerator and butler pantry type storage.

Timeless Transitional Kitchen

 

A new larger window was added and relocated to allow for better placement of the sink, and a bar area was redesigned into a more functional and visually pleasing area.

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This young family wanted a unique design that was not a “cookie cutter” space. To accomplish this, Klimala designed a large custom hood flanked by large storage cabinets. The steel gray hood area is repeating the color of the island giving each of those areas equal weight and a sense of balance.

Timeless Transitional Kitchen

 

The large island that houses storage and a microwave drawer is topped with a walnut butcherblock. The walnut is repeated at the mantle hood and in some shallow open shelving for spice storage near the cooktop.

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Hardworking gray quartz countertops were chosen for the rest of the space and gray limestone brick adds some texture to the backsplash area. The unique circular glass mosaic tile at the cooktop provides a stunning focal point. Globe shaped pendants repeat the circle theme above the island.

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