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The Detroit Jewish News, 2011-09-08

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A Simple Plan from page 48

she says. And most importantly, she
wanted it to be a comfortable haven
for family and friends, particularly
her five grandchildren, who often
spend the night.
So Caden designed the home
and showed the homeowner three-
dimensional colorized drawings
detailing every aspect, from the
grain of the lush cabinetry to the
amount of light that would illu-
minate from the high-ceilinged
windows. Given an enthusiastic
go-ahead, Caden, along with archi-
tect Patrick Dyke and builder Dave
Force, created a home of paradoxes
— simple yet inviting, functional
yet stylish — and just what the
owner dreamed of.

"She wanted dark floors, but she didn't want wood, because she entertains a lot and her grandchildren would be run-

The luxurious grain of ribbon sapele wood

ning around," says Caden. So the designer chose an industrial-quality tile ("You could drive a car on it," she says)

lights up the powder room. A bowl was

and installed it in elongated pieces to perpetuate the horizontal feeling of the space. Durable Caesarstone, man-made

molded into the sink to create a 4-inch-

in Israel, tops the island, while a 3-inch-thick slab of granite, which Caden honed and flamed for texture, finishes the

thick concrete countertop that's all one

attached table, which is framed by Bertoia chairs. An appliance garage hides the microwave out of sight.

piece; faucet controls were placed on the

wood wall panels for a minimal look.

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sacrificing 21st

century performance.

Old-world detailing

is perfected on the

Bridgeford kitchen

faucet bringing

modern functionality

to a Victorian-styled

kitchen. The faucet

is available in oil

rubbed bronze,

brushed nickel and

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