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Arts and Crafts Homes - - CONTENTS - by Pa­tri­cia Poore

by Pa­tri­cia Poore

| pho­to­graphs by Ric Marder

was a ma­jor pro­ject in this owner’s up­grade of a Long Is­land house built in the 1950s. The old kitchen was dated and con­fused: Colo­nial Re­vival mould­ings on stock golden-oak cab­i­nets, a tiny is­land with clipped corners, low-end lam­i­nate coun­ter­tops and white ap­pli­ances, all with a smat­ter­ing of generic wall­pa­per. Home­owner Robert Jack­man hatched the over­all de­sign and sug­gested many of the de­tails.

“I went to col­lege in South­ern Cal­i­for­nia,” Jack­man says, “and fell in love with the Greene & Greene houses in Pasadena. Over time, I be­came more and more a stu­dent of the Arts & Crafts move­ment.”

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