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To keep things affordable, Alloy sourced a lot of the materials—cabinetry, plumbing fixtures—from IKEA, and mixed in other elements like butcher block counters and a stainless steel backsplash. Photo: Andrea Hubbell

Mellow yellow: A vibrant city kitchen stays surprisingly calm

Stephanie Tatel and Christian McMillen had only a vague idea of what they wanted their new kitchen to look like—nothing too firm or detailed, but they knew it had to be functional for a busy family of four. Enter Alloy, a Charlottesville-based architecture and design studio that specializes in construction and production. “We didn’t really […]