Decorating & Design

August 21, 2023

A Circa-1970s Kitchen Designed By Jess Craven Gets An Update Inspired By A Trip To Italy

When designer Jess Craven purchased her home, the kitchen had duck-themed wallpaper and linoleum floors — but those weren’t the only problems. It was also too small for a family of four to cook together, and it wasn’t possible to host big holiday gatherings. Jess relocated the kitchen to the back of the house where there was more natural light, raised the ceilings and expanded the footprint.

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Author: Alexandra Whyte

Lauren Miller


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Jess Craven