In today’s competitive luxury condo market, interior designers are separating their projects from the pack by drawing inspiration from an unlikely source — hotels and restaurants.

Jeffrey Beers, an internationally-acclaimed interior architect famed for designing countless award-winning hospitality projects, recently tapped his experience to create restaurant-style kitchens fit for an executive chef at his newest residential project, 277 Fifth Avenue, in NYC.

“Cooking is like a dance,” says Beers, which is why the kitchens at 277 were carefully considered so meals can to be prepared fluidly. The gourmet kitchens are highly efficient, with single-slab marble backsplashes that feature niche shelf cut outs; sleek white-oak cabinets with thoughtfully placed shelves; and large millwork pantries with soft-close features.

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