An Outdated Laundry Room Gets a Modern Update
by Designer Orsi Panos

Read the full article: August 2016 issue of Style at Home Magazine

Authored by: Brittany Devenyi
Photography by: Donna Griffith

A laundry room doesn’t have to be serious; I wanted to have fun with texture and make it a playful space,” says designer Orsi Panos of her choice to include walnut-look veneer upper cabinets, heavily veined quartz countertops and slate-look porcelain floor tiles in her clients’ Whitby, Ontario, home.  She tempered the look with high-gloss grey base cabinets and sleek hardware, which provide a modern edge.

New neutral: Using the clients’ existing navy washer and dryer as the jumping-off point, Orsi painted one wall as well as the laundry room’s exterior door in a corresponding blue hue.  “At the end of the day, navy is a neutral to me,” she says.  “The colour is subtle enough to work with different materials, and it also complements grey nicely.

How they made it happen: View magazine article

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