This universally designed project was for a Del Webb community in Sun City Lincoln Hills, Ca. The goal was to create a universal design kitchen without having it look like it aesthetically, but rather beautifully functional. It was built with an active adult lifestyle in mind.
Aging in place features:
- Knobs were added to cabinetry
- Lever handles to pantry
- Originally designed with single oven in range-type location
- Layered lighting overhead: general can lights+ accent lighting for island pendants+ task lighting under cabinets,
- Island size allows for wheelchairs and does not obstruct traffic patterns.
- No overhangs.
Kitchen Remodeling Cost
$30,000 plus, universal amenities
About Kerrie Kelly Design Lab
Kerrie Kelly, owner of Kerrie Kelly Design Lab in Sacramento, CA, is an accomplished interior designer, author, instructor and multi-media consultant. She currently keeps many projects going simultaneously, including residential and commercial interiors. Her experience with Del Webb and Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) designation has helped her gain the expertise to be the current Chair of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Council on Design for Aging and on the Advisory Board for Livable Design by Eskaton.
Kerrie Kelly Design Lab
2220 J Street, Suite 7
Sacramento, CA 95816
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