The owner of KTCHN has turned a former car showroom (where Ford’s Model A automobiles were sold in the 1920’s) into a showplace of stunning kitchen designs and more. Envisioned as a true collaboration of curated professionals, the space has been designed as an experience, offering plenty of ideas and inspiration. Italian cabinetry is complemented by clever lighting, flooring, home automation, large format tiles and the latest counter surfaces, as well as many other elements. One of our favorite designs (located against the back wall) is a fully functioning kitchen created for small spaces that closes up and appears to be a closet. You also have to check out the secret door to the bathroom, which coordinates with the tile inside. The attached garage space (old muffler and tow shop) will soon become a flexible loft space with an urban industrial vibe, perfect for photo/video/commercial shoots, meetings and events. There is even a 3,000 sft personal training gym tucked in the back. This property is an asset to Newport’s local historic district and its growing art and creative community and will be a draw for designers and clients from across the region.