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Kitchen Designed for Comfort

Interior designer Denyse Rinfret prefers to create kitchens where people will linger

Written by Amy Elbert
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    Cabinetry and china cabinet (custom design by George Gavalas): Gavalas Builders, 631/537-8955.
    Floors: Australian cypress.
    Countertops: Carrara marble.
    Island countertop: mahogany.
    Farm sink: Kohler, 800/456-4537,
    Refrigerator: Sub-Zero Inc., 800/222-7820,
    Stove; wall oven: Thermador, 800/656-9226,
    Dishwasher: Miele Inc., 800/843-7231,
    Cabinetry hardware (brushed nickel); faucets (brushed nickel): Waterworks, 800/899-6757,
    Backsplash: marble mosaic.
    Bar stool: English Country Antiques, 631/537-0606,
    Hanging lanterns over island: Ann-Morris Antiques, 212/755-3308.

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    Settee: Laurin Copen Antiques, 631/537-2802.
    Wing chair; rattan dining chairs; dining table (antique library table): English Country Antiques, 631/537-0606,
    Settee fabric; wing-chair fabric: Ralph Lauren Home, 888/475-7674,
    Plaid fabric on chair backs: Zimmer + Rohde, 866/627-6899,, trade only.
    Chandelier: antique.
    Rug: Elizabeth Eakins Inc., 212/628-1950,
    Drapery (white linen): Westgate Fabrics, 800/527-6666,
    Drapery trim: Fabric Mill, 516/465-6400.
    Paint (custom color): Benjamin Moore, 888/236-6667.
    Decorative painter: Eileen Blanchard, 631/ 467-7542.
    Art (by Mark Humphrey): Mark Humphrey Gallery, 631/283-3113,

  • Bruce Buck
  • Bruce Buck
  • Bruce Buck
  • Bruce Buck