Modern kitchen is increasingly becoming the focus of decoration, though small but extremely important. It is to meet a person’s diet, whether it be north or south, regardless of space at home is large or small, must be a kitchen renovation can reflect a person’s quality of life place. If you’re ready to design a kitchen but don’t know where to start, we’ve got just the thing to help.
Highlighting designer Annie Brahler’s Dutch heritage, the kitchen in her Jacksonville, Illinois, house has a fireplaces adorned with 17th- and 18th-century Delft tiles and bluestone columns from Breda. The zinc architectural finial (at left), double-door cupboard, and bronze chandelier also come from Holland, where gray-painted floors
A Truly Tiny Kitchen
This tiny New York City kitchen has a place for everything, says designer Stephanie Stokes. “After designing so many kitchens for other people, I knew exactly what I needed and what I wanted,” she says. A mirrored backsplash, an electric cooktop that doubles as countertop, and simple cabinetry help give the illusion of grandeur.
This modern-meets-maritime New York City kitchen designed by Anik Pearson uses a unique combination of wood, concrete, and metal to create its sleek and urban, yet nautical look. The wall to the right of the cooktop was angled to match the doorway — now this kitchen is shaped like a boat, with the cooktop at the prow. A crown ceiling painted white, with Harbor lights from Urban Archaeology casts a glow over the island.
Susan Ferrier designed the kitchen in this tranquil Alabama townhouse. “You don’t want the eye to stutter in a small space,” Ferrier says. “You want it to move naturally from one thing to the next, from similar color to similar color, from shape to shape.”