The kitchen in this Ann Arbor home was isolated from the adjoining dining room and living room. It felt very claustrophobic and dark, and didn’t provide a functional layout for entertaining.

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“Removing the wall that existed between the dining room and kitchen created a dining area (now part of the kitchen) that can seat 10 and allows people in the various spaces to communicate with each other,” Skinner says. With the addition of comfortable seating, the bar area — formerly the breakfast nook — now serves as a cozy place to watch TV

kitchen after

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