Kitchen Pairs White Quartz Countertops With Walnut Bar-Top

Quartz countertops are gaining popularity in the kitchen for their durability, easy maintenance and attractive colors and patterns. In this kitchen, white quartz countertops and dove white countertops are paired with a live-edge walnut bar-top for gorgeous contrast.

From: Cassandra Nordell-MacLean

Photo By: William Standen Co.

Updated Country Kitchen With Angled Wood Feature Wall

Think beyond traditional finishes when choosing a hardwood floor for your kitchen. Wide-plank engineered wood floors with a slightly grayish hue lend a casual, rustic feel to this kitchen. An angled wood feature wall with open shelving adds additional texture and visual interest.

From: Cassandra Nordell-MacLean

Photo By: William Standen Co.

Kitchen With Walnut Bar-Top and Engineered Hardwood Floors

Created by bonding layers of hardwood (“plies”) together in a cross-grain construction, engineered hardwood floors are more stable and can withstand higher levels of humidity than solid hardwood floors. In this kitchen, engineered hardwoods are paired with white cabinets and countertops and a live-edge walnut bar-top.

From: Cassandra Nordell-MacLean

Photo By: William Standen Co.

Kitchen Prep Area With White Cabinets

Crisp, white cabinetry surrounded by a navy blue drywall structure creates dramatic contrast in this kitchen prep area. Three recessed light fixtures provide task lighting for the space, designed so guests can mix a drink without entering the cooking zone.

From: Cassandra Nordell-MacLean

Photo By: William Standen Co.

About Cassandra Nordell-MacLean

As Co-Founder and Chief of Vision & Difference at William Standen Co. andNordell Homes, Cassandra has earned recognition from PROFIT Magazine for
leading one of Canada’s top new growth companies. She has received multiple
business leadership and entrepreneurial awards, has earned design awards, and
was named one of the 2014 National Kitchen & and Bath Association’s Top 30 Under 30. Read More