Showhouse Spotlight Innovative showhouse kitchens and baths
Photographer: Peter Murdock Image source: Metropolitan Home’s Showtime House.
Showhouse is Showtime for Killer’s Kitchen
By Amanda O’Mahony LIGHT AND DARK the original building through Above left: Johnny Grey and his design
Seven designers from across the construction and detailwork, Grey team created a kitchen for the Metropolitan
NEW YORK, NY— globe designed one room apiece and company created a space fit Home’s Showtime home. Their design
themes arrived from the hit series “Dexter.”
lood, serial killers and around a popular Showtime series. for both the serial killer character
severed body parts are not A different program inspired and his ordinary alterego, who Above right: Creating a sensual feel for
the ﬁrst themes most kitchen each individual room, with the preferred to have a small kitchen the space, the laminated walnut butcher
and bath designers consider exception of the show “Dexter.” fit for entertaining. block countertop twists upward to
when putting a space together. From the viewpoint of two separate The designers dug beneath the support the Aspen cabinetry.
However, these themes became designers, both the kitchen and surface of Dexter’s character while
the ﬁrst consideration for Johnny dining room took on this series. putting together their design. was very dark and the daytime was
Grey and his team of designers Johnny Grey’s team remodeled “The program is about moral very colorful,” Grey presents.
when Metropolitan Home asked the 520-sq.-ft. 19th Century ambiguity and was filmed in two Using these themes as a
them to create a kitchen based on Greek Revival kitchen into a different genres. There was dark