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Steal This Look: A Classic English Kitchen for an Oscar-Winning Costume Designer

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Steal This Look: A Classic English Kitchen for an Oscar-Winning Costume Designer

November 11, 2014

Oscar-winning costume designer Jacqueline Duran (she’s known for her work on Anna KareninaPride & Prejudice, and Atonement) commissioned Mark Lewis Interior Design to overhaul her North London kitchen. Her mandate? She wanted to preserve the existing structure while adding a note of modernity. The team repainted the existing wood floors in a checkerboard pattern, lime-washed the antique shutters, and fabricated new faucets made from reclaimed copper piping. Here’s a look at the kitchen and where to source its key elements.

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Above: The original wood floors are painted in a black and white check. Photograph by Rory Gardiner for Mark Lewis Interior Design.

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Above: A trio of copper piping faucets. Duran requested Carrara marble counters because she likes to make pastry. Photograph by Rory Gardiner for Mark Lewis Interior Design.

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Above: The designers restored and limewashed the original window shutters. (Stay tuned for our Remodeling 101 on interior shutters on Thursday.) Photograph by Rory Gardiner for Mark Lewis Interior Design.

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Above: A custom wall-mounted pot rack hangs above the single Italian kitchen range. Photograph by Rory Gardiner for Mark Lewis Interior Design.

The Materials

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Above: First Snowfall is a pale bluish gray from Benjamin Moore; $36.99 for a gallon of Ben Interior Paint.

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Above: A patch of subway tile sits behind the wash basin. Three-by-Six-Inch Ceramic Tile is available from Subway Ceramics; inquire about showrooms and pricing.

Lighting & Furniture

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Above: The Schoolhouse Electric Wayland Pendant Light Fixture is $129.

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Above: The Ethnicraft Oak Stretch Expandable Table is $2,700 at Lekker Home.

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Above: The Ethnicraft Oak Chair is $500 at Lekker Home.

Appliances & Fixtures

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Above: The Bertazzoni Professional 36-Inch Gas Range has six burners and is shown here in Nero Black; $5,519 at Amazon.

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Above: The Alfi 32-Inch Double Bowl Fireclay Farmhouse Kitchen Sink is $812.50 at Faucet Direct.

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Above: The Dualit New Generation Classic Four-Slice Toaster in silver is $339.95 at Williams-Sonoma.

Accessories

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Above: Ikea’s Bondis Wall Clock in black is $19.99.

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Above: Stacking a series of Reclaimed Wood Shelves with Basic Brackets (in the two- and four-foot lengths) creates a similar effect to the shelving in Jacqueline’s kitchen; $58 to $98 each from West Elm.

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Above: Ikea’s Grundtal Towel Hanger/Shelf in stainless steel can be mounted above the sink for additional dish drainage; $19.99 each. For more, see Ultimate Budget Storage: 10 Kitchens with Ikea’s Grundtal Rail System.

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Above: The Traditional Wooden Plate Rack is available in three sizes from Nutscene; prices start at £89 ($141). For more, see 10 Easy Pieces: Wall-Mounted Plate Racks.

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Above: Crown City Hardware’s Modern Bin Pull with concealed screws offers a clean look. It’s available in four finishes (shown here in oil-rubbed bronze); $17.99 each. For other choices, see 10 Easy Pieces: Modern Bin Pulls.

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Above: From Schoolhouse Electric, Nouveau Cast-Iron Wall Hooks are $6 each.

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Above: The Old Dutch Bookshelf Rack with Grid is made of steel with an oiled bronze finish; $86.23 at Wayfair.

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Above: The Duralex Picardie Glass Tumbler Set of Six is $21.60 for the 12-ounce size at Williams-Sonoma. 

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