Project DescriptionDesign Centers
Special Focus, Green Materials
It may come as no surprise that the client’s favorite color is kiwi green, but this kitchen’s palette is green in more ways than one. High-efficiency lighting and appliances notwithstanding, interior designer Leslie Lamarre also specified a host of eco-friendly finishes, including LED lighting, FSC-certified Plyboo cabinets, Ecoresin cabinet panels embedded with bamboo rings and thatch, cork tile flooring, and a silica tile backsplash. The countertops along the walls are Fireclay “bottlestone,” a material made with 80 percent post-consumer recycled glass. And the island countertop is Vetrazzo, a similar product made with recycled glass derived from curbside recycling programs. Continuing the no waste mantra, the cabinet and drawer pulls were fashioned out of leftover Ecoresin scraps.