Adding a foot to the sink wall created more counter space. Centering the range on the back wall draws attention to the now-symmetrical vaulted ceiling.
1. Rebuilt the wall without the old pantry bumpout but with a new one, to make the fridge flush.
2. Replaced the two-tier island and its unventilated range with a furniture-style piece, and moved the range to the back wall.
3. Installed a trio of windows over the sink to give the kitchen a more welcoming look along with a better view and more natural light.
4. Extended the sink-wall cabinets and countertop 12 inches toward the dining area to create better proportions and a landing spot for platters and plates.