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There’s nothing quite like the look of a custom-designed kitchen, with its nearly seamless, flush cabinetry and integrated appliances. However, there’s nothing quite like the tab for one of these kitchens either. Often, when I design a new kitchen, my clients challenge me to give them that upscale, custom look, but without completely breaking the bank. Battle of the Bulge A major contributor to the sleek look of a high-end kitchen is the builtin refrigerator, yet thousands of dollars can be tied up in that appliance and the unique demands of its installation. Because these appliances are 24 inches deep, they install flush with the fronts of standard 24-inch-deep base cabinets. However, built-in refrigerators are not stand-alone appliances; they have no