Unique layout, revival motifs.
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.”