Modern Houses Interior Kitchen

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Modern Houses Interior Kitchen

Photographer: Valerie Wilcox Source: House & Home April 2018 Designer: Stacey Cohen

Long and lean, the kitchen is almost an exaggerated galley with a 17 1⁄2′-long island that offers ample prep space for homeowner Adrian Tauro, who loves to cook. A dramatic wall of Statuario marble serves as a luxurious backdrop to the stove area, which is handsomely framed in by the pale cerused-oak cabinetry and a slim matching bulkhead. “I like to have separation between the kitchen and the family room — I don’t want to be looking at dirty dishes,” says designer and homeowner Sloan Mauran.

For more beautiful interiors by Lloyd Ralphs Design, see our photo gallery. Also, see other designer spaces with our Michael Angus gallery.

Unexpected decor elements, such as the table lamp and upholstered chair, create a relaxed look.

The contrast between the rustic stonework and streamlined stainless steel appliances give this French-inspired kitchen a serious wow factor. To maximize entertaining space, downsize an island and add a trestle table with stools.

“The floor-to-ceiling ribbed-glass tile wall adds lovely texture and sparkle that frames the window,” says homeowner and stylist Arren Williams. High-gloss cabinetry, white Corian countertops and stainless steel appliances keep the overall look clean and classic.

An oversized 3-1/2′ x 8-1/2′ island separates the kitchen from the dining and living areas. The display shelf running the length of the main wall keeps the look open, while hits of bright color look crisp against a white background.

Photographer: Michael Graydon Source: House & Home July 2010 issue. Products: Cabinets, Ikea; all windows, Ridley Windows; lighting, Fabulux; stools, Pottery Barn; counters, CaesarStone.

Mauve cabinets may not be to everyone’s taste, but when paired with stainless accents and crisp white walls, they look undeniably fresh and appealing.

Designers Connie Braemer and Heather Lewis used a mix of unique cabinetry styles and materials to craft a one-of-a-kind kitchen. The off-center black wall cabinet balances the black steel I-beam on the ceiling, which denotes where the kitchen ends and family room begins. The homeowner specified the appliances to her needs with one gas burner and the rest induction on the stove.

In pursuit of their vision of a light, bright desert getaway, homeowners Debbie and Marco Paolella opened a wall in the kitchen in order to add sliding glass doors that overlook the back terrace. “It was quite an undertaking for a house that was new,” says Debbie of the renovation. “But we made it exactly what we wanted, and we wanted it bright.”

Photographer: Stacey Brandford Source: House & Home Condos, Lofts and Apartments 2009 issue Products: Tiles, Saltillo; cabinet spraying, Benjamen Refinishing; stools, Jessica Cotton Design; chandelier, Universal Lighting; wooden bowl, Sharon O’Dowd; canisters, Ikea; white vases, Elte.

Designer: Jessica Cotton

Like a yacht’s polished rails and hardware, metallic stools add a hit of shine to the relaxed atmosphere. Clever open shelves on the front of the island house stacks of magazines. “I can’t bear to part with them,” says designer Gabrielle Savoie. A half-sized fridge tucks under the counter. “I just stick to buying the essentials.”

A dropped floor makes a rustic kitchen feel even larger. The exposed wood beams in the ceiling also give it that farmhouse vibe.

Photographer: André Rider and Virginia MacDonald Source: House & Home September 2015 Designer: Gabrielle Savoie

Photographer: Rob Fiocca Source: House & Home January 2011 issue Products: Stools, Design Within Reach; plants, planters, Quince Flowers; CeasarStone countertop, Marble Tech; Mille Luce pendant light, TPL Lighting. Designer: Larry Mintoff, AboDesign

The new Quarella countertop includes an overhang for informal meals. Narrow horizontal Carrara marble tile replaces the plain white backsplash and adds a modern yet classic touch. Fresh green accessories punch up the room’s neutral palette.

The chalet’s tonal kitchen is an homage to the wintry whites and blond woods native to Scandinavian design. Contrasting black window frames make the snow-covered outdoor views look even more like a picture.

Modern design shows its dark side with a sleek black Valcucine island in this chic Manhattan kitchen. Above the island hangs a glass pendant light, and behind it, a photograph by Eric Slayton.

Photographer: Stacey Brandford Source: House & Home August 2018 Designer: Allison Willson

The bright and airy design comes courtesy of blond cabinets.

Photographer: Angus Fergusson Source: House & Home November 2015 Designer: Brian Gluckstein

In Alexandra and Eliot Angle’s open-concept kitchen, a long maple table is paired with Gio Ponti’s iconic Superleggera chairs while a modern Octopus pendant balances the rusticity. White-washed wood flooring creates a sleek, clean look. Paneled cabinets and butcher block countertops add warmth.

“This is Victoria Webster’s kitchen, from the much talked about feature in our January 2010 trends issue,” says House & Home editor Suzanne Dimma. “She paired a high-end, modern Boffi kitchen with an orange rubber floor (perfect for a house with kids) and a David Trubridge light fixture. The full-height glass backsplash adds a hint of sparkle. The overall effect is contemporary with a lighthearted appeal.”

A wall of maple slats separates the kitchen from the staircase and signifies the movement from public to private space. Rotating 2 1⁄2 degrees each as they ascend, the slats become a privacy screen as one moves up the stairs. The cheery yellow door on the pantry punctuates the pale wood millwork. Accessed by ladder, the extra-high cabinets house little-used and seasonal items.

A luxurious Himalayan white marble backsplash return wraps around the cooking area and contrasts the black hood.

Marble can be as fancy or as industrial-cool as you want it to be, based on the materials you pair with it. We’re swooning over the black and gold range.

Standout accessories bring edge to this builder-basic space.

Photographer: Alex Lukey Source: House & Home August 2018 Designer: Fenwick Bonnell and Kiyoshi Sakurai

Why settle for one color when you could have two? Just make sure you choose two complimentary colors so nothing clashes, like the blue and gray in this kitchen.

Black walls and cabinets create a cozy effect in a small, galley kitchen.

Olive accents and wood detailing breathe life into this contemporary kitchen.

Find more inspiration in our photo galleries of B.C. Homes By McCarthy Hinder Interior Design and Modern & Contemporary Kitchens.

Photographer: Donna Griffith Products: Countertop, Sticks & Stones; white dishes, House & Home; black china, Wedgwood; vase, bird, Quasi Modo; art, Canvas Gallery; TV, Festoon; rug, Madeline Weinrib.

In a young couple’s Brussels home designed by architect Frederic Haesevoets, the modern kitchen island is by Bulthau. The vent hood is by AEG, the stools are by E15 and the hanging light fixtures are by Ionna Vautrin.

Wood wears over time but tends to hide dirt well. A hardwood floor also adds loads of character and warmth and is softer underfoot than marble or tile.

Photographer: Matthew Williams/Photofoyer Source: House & Home March 2016 Designer: Lucien Rees Roberts

A textured wall makes a beautiful backdrop to a simple kitchen.

Forgoing upper cabinets and conventional appliances (even the fridge is a commercial, below-counter model) means that nothing obstructs the view to the outside.

Keep it sparse and simple. All you need to add some dimension to an all-white kitchen is wooden counter stools, and maybe a solitary plant leaf.

This San Francisco loft, belonging to designer Steven Volpe, proves that wood can be incorporated into modern design—especially when it’s paired with marble. The marble-and-wood kitchen island is surrounded by silver Knoll barstools.

Photographer: Christian Schaulin Source: House & Home November 2015

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Take blue and white to the next level with a vibrant burst of cobalt. It makes a statement but still feels classic.

Two black pendant lights punctuate this free-spirited space.

August 05 2015 Photo Gallery: 80 Modern & Contemporary Kitchens

This cooking space features a crisp, uncluttered aesthetic and seaside-inspired palette.

Designer Shirley Meisels balanced crisp white cabinetry with rich walnut, and layered in hits of brass and stone. She also worked in some of the owners’ favorite pieces, like their shapely Tulip table. After all, Shirley knew their main objective was simple: “They wanted their new house to feel like home.”

One major downside of the original kitchen was a row of uppers that divided the space in two, cutting off sight lines between the cooking and eating areas. Removing all of the aging cupboards in favor of Ikea’s streamlined Sektion cabinetry and a long, hardworking island resulted in a better flow and an airier feel. Homeowner Jake Abramowicz loves how the layout works for family living, allowing him and wife Veronica Di Santo to make dinner and hang out with their four-year-old son Gabe in one seamless space.

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Photographer: Mark Burstyn Source: House & Home January 2007 issue Products: Bar pulls, Upper Canada Specialty Hardware. Designer: Connie Braemer

Photographer: Luis Albuquerque  Source: House & Home April 2008 issue Products: Tiles, Saltillo Imports; Quarella countertop in Thunder (503), Stone Marketing Design Services Inc.; stove, Panosonic microwave, Frigidaire fridge, Tasco; pendant lights, Union Lighting & Furnishings; cabinet boxes, The Home Depot; cabinetry color, Cloud White (CC-40), Benjamin Moore; cabinet doors, Cabinetmart; hardware, Lee Valley Tools; sink, basin racks, faucet, Blanco Canada; stools, Commute Home; Diamond Indoor/Outdoor rug, Dash & Albert.

Lynda Reeve’s kitchen features marble countertops and stainless steel appliances.

Simple cabinetry, free of knobs or pulls and finished in a pale olive-beige, creates a soothing look in the minimalist kitchen. Long expanses of white Caesarstone countertops are warmed up by the island’s walnut base and the oak floors.

Most cabinets made from MDF, plywood or particleboard contain formaldehyde — a known carcinogen. Instead, the homeowner opted for these handsome cabinets created by a local manufacturer using formaldehyde-free plywood and recycled veneer with low-emission finishes.

Photographer: James Tse Source: Lloyd Ralphs Design Designer: Lloyd Ralphs Design

Photographer: Michael Graydon Source: House & Home July 2011 issue Products: Corian countertop, Bob Westcott. Designer: Architecture, design, Pat Hanson, gh3

Photographer: Angus McRitchie Source: House & Home May 2015 Designer: Mario Januario

Find more inspiration in our photo gallery of Arren Williams’ Houses, or see more of this space in our video tour.

For a kitchen in a New York City condo, Homepolish’s Jae Joo settled on a pairing of black and white marble, along with black stools and cabinets with white throw pillows and accents. The space, which is connected to the dining area, leads out to the balcony.

Photographer: Janis Nicolay Source: House & Home May 2010 issue Products: Sink, Robinson Lighting; faucets, Cantu; wood bowl, Martha Sturdy; white resin bowl, Provide; stools, Inform Interiors; cabinet design, Measured.

Architecture; installation, Boelling Smith Design.

For more island inspiration, see our Kitchen Tables As Islands photo gallery and more eco-friendly ideas, see our Green Design Photo Gallery.

Photographer: Janis Nicolay Source: House & Home February 2018 Designer: Alda Pereira

In the kitchen of an NYC apartment dedicated to art, the custom island is topped with brushed stainless steel, the range is by Wolf, the Saarinen table and chairs are from Knoll, and the Dandelion chandeliers by Tony Duquette are from Remains Lighting; the Roman shade is of a China Seas fabric with velvet trim from Duralee, and the floor tiles are by Paris Ceramics.

Artist Michele Oka Doner liked the idea of preparing her tea while looking into the main room, so she designed this curved peninsula with an elevated stainless steel counter and tucked the kitchen behind that. Glass storage shelves fitted into the window wells are a visually airy alternative to upper cabinets; the light streams through the dishware, making it appear almost weightless. Paneling plays up the height of the windows and the depth of their wells.

Photographer: Michael Graydon Source: House & Home October 2010 issue Products: Cabinets, flooring, Silestone countertop, Blanco sink and faucet, The Home Depot; hardware, Lee Valley; radio, Tivoli; wall color, Cloud White (CC-30), Benjamin Moore; marble shelf, Ciot.

Designer: Stacey Smithers and Cameron MacNeil

See more industrial spaces in our Industrial Interiors photo gallery.

“A true test of our discipline came with the decision not to have upper cabinets in the kitchen, not even a floating shelf!” says homeowner Richard Almonte. This allowed the cottage’s simple wall paneling to wrap around the entire great room for a cohesive feel. The slim appliances — a 24 inch fridge, 18 inch dishwasher and 24 inch stovetop and oven — discreetly blend in.

Black granite floors and Panton chairs by Vitra take center stage in this Toton Sanchez-designed home in Caracas. Wood wine racks, laminate cabinetry and a marble-top Saarinen table by Knoll add variety and texture to the space without being distracting.

Photographer: Drew Hadley Source: House & Home February 2017 Designer: Scott Yetman

Part workspace, part dining table, part book shelf—let an oversized island serve multiple purposes.

Photographer: Shai Gil Source: House & Home September 2015 Designer: Andre D’Elia and Meg Graham

This Montreal loft kitchen was reconfigured to improve flow.

Watch a video tour of this house, plus get more eco-friendly ideas in our Green Design Photo Gallery.

In a Manhattan home overlooking the Hudson river, the kitchen counter is by Antolini, the stove and oven are by Miele, the refrigerator is by Sub-Zero and the sink fittings are by Dornbracht.

A small kitchen makes the most of every New York square foot.

In this sleek space designed by designer Sarah Richardson, host of HGTV’s Sarah’s House and Sarah’s Cottage, a multi-level island hides a wine fridge, steamer and cappuccino maker. Upholstered bar stools pick up on the soft gray tones in the mosaic tile backsplash and pendants with mother-of-pearl accents add sparkle.

See the before photo, plus more stunning before-and-after shots in our Bold Renovations gallery.

This cool kitchen lacks upper cabinets, but makes up for it with innovative shelving where white plates in a variety of shapes rest artfully. The space under a retro-chic breakfast tray becomes a handy nook for small appliances, while frequently used utensils sit within easy reach on top. The matte red from the tray is echoed in the plastic stool and tea towel.

Year-round on-demand fresh herbs? No, it’s not a new start-up, but the idea behind an in-kitchen grow room designer Matthew Quinn devised for this healthy kitchen.

Watch a video tour of this house. Plus, see more Modern & Contemporary Kitchens in our photo gallery.

A glass door lets the light shine on glossy cabinets and stainless steel appliances.

Photographer: Virginia MacDonald Source: House & Home November 2016 Designer: Connie Braemer

A contemporary spin on glamorous style makes this kitchen stand out from the crowd.

White Ikea cabinetry and countertops capture the minimalist Scandinavian style homeowner and designer Colette Soros was after. “I don’t like a lot of clutter,” she says. “The cabinets have recessed handles on the doors, which simplifies the look.”

A Mexican home boasts a minimalist aesthetic. In the kitchen, the cabinetry, vent hood, and table are by Boffi, the countertop is Caesarstone, the sink fittings are by Dornbracht, the range is by Wolf, and the ovens are by Miele.

All white is classic, but it can get blah, fast. Warm it up and add contrast with a patterned, colored rug.

Designer Erin Feasby combined oak-veneer cabinets and glossy white cabinets for a look that is both modern and organic. The original island was moved from the wall and turned into a large 3′ x 8′ island, which accommodates both storage for toys and seating. Glass mosaic tiles add a hit of pattern to the backsplash.

Photographer: Stacey Brandford Source: House & Home May 2017 Designer: Tiffany Leigh

Photographer: Alex Lukey Source: House & Home October 2015 Designer: Sarah Hartill

In actor Yannick Bisson’s Toronto home, a sleek and modern kitchen feels undeniably welcoming thanks to an abundance of warm walnut wood. Designer Eric McClelland created a streamlined, symmetrical space that’s made for entertaining. The island is framed in off-white quartz with a waterfall edge and, in a bold move, houses the eight-burner stove. Overhead, the mod fan is the room’s main sculptural element. Recessed cabinet pulls feel elegant and modern, while a herringbone-patterned runner adds a hit of softness underfoot.

Extend upper cabinets to the ceiling for extra storage space.

A natural cedar ceiling and silvery-grey oak flooring are rustic counterpoints to the sleek kitchen cabinetry.

“I didn’t want the room to read as a kitchen,” says homeowner and designer Youssef Hasbani of the galley space. Open shelves display cookbooks, glassware, china and art, enhancing a sense of airiness. The shelves were made from a bamboo butcherblock counter he spotted and had cut to size at Lowe’s. Custom walnut brackets add contrast.

Black cabinets don’t overwhelm a kitchen when there’s plenty of natural light.

In design editor Stacey Smithers’ kitchen, 16-inch-deep open shelving makes the space feel bigger and provides a great place to display vintage pottery and art. “I tire of trends quickly, so I knew I needed to keep the kitchen’s shell as simple as possible,” says Smithers. “The solution was white walls, counters and cabinets. This way, it’s easy for me to restyle the kitchen simply by changing up my dishes and accessories.”

When a Silicon Valley family wanted to create a retreat in the woods, without going rustic, architect Cynthia Wang and designer Jamie Bush brought modern, urban cool to a country cabin. This modern kitchen’s island creates a somewhat moody atmosphere with its quartzite countertop. The cabinetry is by Bulthaup, the oven is by Miele, the stove and hood are by Gaggenau, the sink by Blanco has Dornbracht fittings and the custom-made stools are covered in an Edelman leather.

The rattan pendant in this kitchen ups the coastal vibes, but we’re most obsessed with these tiny blue window shades. Future beach house goals.

Photographer: Stacey Brandford Source: House & Home Condos, Lofts & Apartments 2008 special issue Products: Bar stools, Sarah Richarson Design; pendants, Decorum; tiles, Saltillo Imports; cabinets, Altima Kitchens; cabinet veneers, Goodfellow; hardward, Summerhill Hardware; counters, Crystal Tile and Marble; sink, faucet, Blanco Imports.

Designer: Sarah Richardson

White, shaker-style cabinets offer a fresh look in this kitchen reno.

Marble tiles in this modern kitchen of London designer Colin Radcliffe’s Notting Hill townhouse set the foundation for a cool, clean space. The design is markedly modern, with the exception of a 1950s FontanaArte chandelier and 1970s barstools. The cabinetry is custom made, and the refrigerators are by Liebherr.

Photographer: Angus Fergusson Source: House & Home February 2008 issue Products: Kitchen design and installation, The Home Depot; wall color, Lemon Zest (SG-390), Behr; appliances, Maytag. Designer: Arren Williams

This ultra-sleek kitchen, featuring glossy white cabinets, CaesarStone counters and stainless-steel appliances, makes cooking and entertaining a breeze. Industrial light fixtures reinforce the modern tone, while black accents ground the space.

Loads of glass and an open floor plan means this kitchen gets plenty of natural light, so less power is needed. A special window coating keeps heat in during the winter and out in the summer. The sleek, environmentally friendly kitchen island is made from reclaimed Douglas fir.

A concrete kitchen island and counters, silver accents and punches of color contribute to this clean design.

In a modernist San Miguel de Allende home, black open shelves complement a charred wood center island. The refrigerator is by Frigidaire, the cooktop is by Wolf, the ovens are by Teka, and the sink fittings are by Moen (left) and Kohler (right). The island is encased in wood that was charred on-site and topped with Carrara marble, and the backsplash is local granite with a leather finish. The 1970s stools are Italian.

Crafted from walnut, imbuia, and anigre, the nearly 11-foot-long island was inspired by English antiques. Elegance to the max.

Browse more photos of Karen’s home in our August 2010 issue, plus take a video tour of her home.

Photographer: Mark Burstyn Source: House & Home March 2009 issue Products: Cabinets, appliances, hardware, countertops, installation services, Ikea; wall color, White Dove (OC-17), Benjamin Moore.

Upper cabinets were removed and the lower cabinets were relocated to one wall for a more open look. A long breakfast bar in canary yellow injects playful color into the room. And, for an organic element, a tall Indonesian wood sculpture and spheres that rest on the floor were introduced, creating a modern gallery vibe.

Photographer: Angus McRitchie Source: House & Home August 2009 issue Products: Stools, Knoll; pendant light, FontanaArte. Designer: Meyer Davis Studio

In this fully kitted-out kitchen by Toronto designer Karen Cole, a mahogany shelf houses frosted-glass canisters of baking supplies. Their uniform design creates a harmonious look, and a sliding cross-reeded glass panel was added to conceal any clutter. The top shelf offers loads of room for collections.

Photographer: Michael Alberstat Products: Sub-Zero refrigerator, Wolf range, Thermador range hood, Maroline Distributing.

Storage is everywhere in this contrasting kitchen, from the ample island to the floor-to-ceiling black cabinets flanking the white cupboards. The crisp palette, warmed by global accents, is a signature Christine Ralphs look.

A glazed backsplash and weathered oak island feel sleek and sexy in a kitchen. The hanging rack is functional and stylish.

In photographer Rob Fiocca’s streamlined kitchen, the island’s varied levels and a quartz countertop that appears to hover above the cabinetry prevents the 22-foot-long unit from appearing oversized. On the sink side, a stainless steel counter and appliances keep the look sleek. Stone tiles blend into the surrounding hardwood floor and stand up to spills — perfect for Rob’s busy family.

Designed for true modern-day entertaining, this Florida home by Nate Berkus showcases stools by BDDW and light fixtures by Historical Materialism. The marble wall tiles are by Ann Sacks, and the counters are teak.

“The kitchen and island are highly efficient,” says homeowner and designer Scott Yetman. “I love to cook, but I do it more often at our home in Knowlton.” A wall of marble behind the stove in the open-concept space makes a modern statement. “I love its gold-brown seam,” Scott says of the darting idiosyncrasy in the cut. “It adds character to the black, gray and white, and brings in the tone of wood and warm metals.”

Photographer: Alex Lukey Source: House & Home October 2016 Designer: Meredyth Hilton

Photographer: Martin Tessler Products: Cabinetry, Stirling Woodworks; Counters, M&W Stoneworks; Stools, Inform Interiors.

Photographer: Alex Lukey Source: House & Home March 2014 issue Products: Fridge, dishwasher, Miele; runner, Elte; wooden bowl, Angus & Company. Designer: Eric McClelland

When the budget didn’t allow for a paneled kitchen, they came up with another tactic for a cozy space: stripes. Sherwin-Williams’s Searching Blue coats the cabinets, while the walls use the same base color mixed 50 percent lighter and 150 percent darker.

Homeowners Linda Sigal and Irwin Zelniker opted for a classic cream kitchen, but in true Linda fashion, it includes some twists: warm metal hardware on the cabinets; brass objets on the stainless steel-trimmed island; a mirrored backsplash; and the exquisite light fixture that pulls in the brass and a pop of black from the porcelain floors. On one wall, the upper cabinets were kept free of hardware. “We wanted them to blend in and look like furniture since the kitchen opens to the living room,” Linda says.

Photographer: Jean Longpré Source: House & Home January 2011 issue Products: Shelving, Creative Flats. Designer: Annie Horth & Nathalie Bouchard

Photographer: Virginia MacDonald Source: House & Home February 2015 Designer: Sloan Mauran

Photographer: Kim Christie Source: House & Home Makeovers 2009 issue Products: Stools, pendants, LivingSpace; countertop, Bordignon Marble and Granite; cabinetry, Dynamic Manufacturing; tiles, Cantu. Designer: Rosie Daykin

Environmentally friendly salvaged wood and lighting deliver style with a conscience.

Photographer: Kim Jeffery Source: House & Home June 2018 Designer: Shirley Meisels

This sleek Scavolini kitchen pairs gray glass-front cabinets and white Corian countertops for a light, airy look. A minimalist Miele vent hood also serves as a perch for a love bird trinket, adding whimsy in the hardworking space.

Photographer: André Rider Source: House & Home November 2015 Designer: Steven Shadowitz

Leathered black granite counters cover the perimeter of the kitchen — an understated counterpoint to the Silver Wave marble island that anchors the space. A playful chandelier by Castor picks up the colors of the grid art around the corner.

Leather, wood and marble add sophistication to a chic space.

Photographer: Alex Lukey Source: House & Home October 2014 issue Products: Architecture, design, Superkül; cabinet fabrication, Neff Kitchens; custom windows and doors, Radiant City; cooktop, oven, Wolf; stools, Arper; kettle, Mjölk; faucet, Grohe; grey bowl (with fruit), Hollace Cluny; wall color, Chantilly Lace (OC-65), Benjamin Moore.

Designer: Superkül

The homeowner of this Toronto loft warmed up her new home by drywalling the concrete walls and painting everything a warm cream, including the kitchen. The lower cabinets and island were sprayed the same cream as the walls, and upper cabinets were removed in favor of floating shelves. With no upper cabinets, the new Carrara marble blackplash is the kitchen’s focal point. A crystal chandelier and upholstered stools with nailhead trim add sparkle and old-Hollywood glam to the space.

Dinner parties often begin at the giant marble waterfall island, which homeowner Philip Haddad says is the most-used part of his house.

Warm wood, charcoal and black finishes envelope this kitchen.

Photographer: Janet Kimber Source: House & Home June 2009 issue Products: Flooring, Osmo, pendant light, Autoban; Gio Ponti chairs, Cassina; wall color, Brittany Blue (1633), cabinet color Britannia Blue (1623), Benjamin Moore.

“This modern kitchen exemplifies the richness of natural materials we like using that age well in time, such as marble, leather, wood combined with integrated stainless steel appliances,” says 3rd Uncle principal Arriz Hassam. “The design and composition of the materials strike a balance of functionality and beauty without compromise. The storage is hidden, allowing the focus to be on the display of simple and beautiful everyday objects.”

Photographer: Ted Yarwood Source: House & Home October 2008 issue Products: Kitchen, Downsview Kitchens; pendant lights, Barbara Barry, Studio b home; bar stools, through Gluckstein Design Planning; range, stove, Wolf; fridge, Sub-Zero; coffeemaker, wall oven, Miele; wineglasses, Ikea; William Ashley China; Vera Wang, Waterford Wedgwood; decanter, William Ashley China.

Designer: Brian Gluckstein

See more Modern & Contemporary Kitchens in our photo gallery.

White counter tops and metal bar stools pop against these dark, horizontal-grain wood cabinets.

This high-traffic area is low-maintenance yet highly functional.

Photographer: Stacey Brandford Source: House & Home May 2018 Designer: Philip Haddad

The breakfast room boasts a Saarinen table and chairs by Knoll, the painting is by Martin Sniper and the light fixture is by Artemide in a glam Palm Springs home.

“The kitchen is conveniently laid out with ease of flow to the adjacent patio deck, where they love to entertain and meals are enjoyed in the open air of long summer nights. The kitchen cabinets and island are designed to create a layering effect, and draw the sight lines towards the deck,” explains 3rd Uncle principal John Tong.

Cowhide makes a surprise appearance in this contemporary Los Angeles bachelor pad with custom-made stools covered in an Edelman cowhide in the kitchen. The island features a surface by Caesarstone, the lacquered cabinetry is custom made and the sink fittings are by Dornbracht.

The exposed brick walls add an undone, laid-back feel to this kitchen. Instead of covering them up or refinishing them, let your original architectural details stand out.

Unadorned windows flood this open-concept kitchen with light.

Tall, sleek cabinetry accentuates this room’s high ceilings.

An inviting blend of white and walnut cabinetry perfectly suits this sunny family kitchen.

European-style white lacquered cabinetry and a bold acid-yellow painted wall against dark antiqued hardwood flooring inject stylist Arren Williams‘ space with loads of character while maintaining a clean, crisp look. Brushed metal horizontal drawer pulls reinforce the lean, linear theme.

Get more decorating inspiration in our photo gallery of Modern and Contemporary Kitchens, and see more great lighting in our Statement Lighting photo gallery.

Designers Fenwick Bonnell and Kiyoshi Sakurai brought definition to the kitchen’s white shell with shots of bold black. A steel frame suspended from the ceiling visually anchors the island while disguising a bulkhead. “The mirrored panels and light fixture also add sparkle in the evening,” says Fenwick. Full-height windows and French doors flood the room with light.

Designer and homeowner Jeffrey Douglas‘ modern Toronto kitchen stands out from the crowd thanks to its dark and dramatic envelope. A crisp white ceiling, white-painted trim and lighter toned flooring balance out the effect.

Teak and Carrara marble contrast against vein-cut, travertine marble floors.

Introducing wood bases and shelves with the marble counters and backsplash feels rustic and elegant. The pendant lights — a splurge from Lamp Cage — boast hand-applied gold-leaf interiors.

The kitchen’s clean lines and minimalist decor allow the lake to take center stage. An abundance of wood and natural light keeps the space from feeling cold.

This light-filled space is a natural gathering post in an open-concept great room.

Whether you’re partial to an all-white design or live for a pop of color, there’s nothing like a sleek, modern kitchen. See some of our favorite modern kitchens that will convince you to rethink your own design scheme.

The kitchen has a mix of materials, including stainless steel, enameled cabinets, ceramic tile and black marble. The 10-foot marble-topped peninsula on the right was a splurge, but worth it. By knocking down the wall above the peninsula — which divided the kitchen from the dining room — the homeowners were able to create an entertaining space, one of the most popular hubs of the house.

Photographer: Angus Fergusson Source: House & Home October 2017 Designer: Alison Milne

Designer Brian Gluckstein went ultramodern in the kitchen with flat-front cabinets and an extra-long island that’s destined to become the home’s social hub. Cooking takes place at one end. “I really can’t stand the idea of preparing food facing a wall, so I wanted everything on the island.” Sleek, built-in appliances from Gaggenau include two gas burners, an electric cooktop, a steamer, a teppanyaki griddle, a below-counter oven and down-draft fans. Now, when you’re cooking, he notes, “You’re looking at the garden and talking to people.”

Mix form with function by outfitting your kitchen with a ladder. Moroccan tiles add a bright pop of blue to break up all the wood.

Photographer: Virginia Macdonald Source: House & Home March 2011 issue Products: Countertops, Marble View; cabinets, gold faucet, Ikea; hardware, Ginger’s & Summerhill; pendant light, L’Atelier. Designer: Christine Ralphs

The kitchen was reconfigured to create a galley-style workspace. 

These sleek white kitchen countertops and integrated sinks are made from Corian, chosen for its soft feel and the fact that scratches can be sanded out. For a streamlined look, sliding pocket doors conceal three ovens while paneling disguises the fridge. The black polished granite floor extends to the outside patio and plays off the natural granite seen through the floor-to-ceiling windows.

A pale green blends seamlessly between the kitchen and dining area of this “Jungalow,” especially when paired with the Moroccan clay tile backsplash.

For more color-infused spaces, see our Photo Gallery: Colorful Kitchens.

This eco-friendly kitchen features richly stained floors made of antique tongue-and-groove hemlock. Contemporary pendant lights are salvage store finds. Tile counters, open shelving and stainless steel accents keep the look modern.

Eggplant-hued kitchen cabinetry in a high-gloss finish add contrast to sleek, white cabinets.

Photographer: Maxime Desbiens Source: House & Home February 2018 Designer: Sacha and Melissa Leclair

Can you mix black and blue together? Totally. Just make sure your room has enough natural light, otherwise it could feel like a cave.

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This well-appointed kitchen, by Lloyd Ralphs Design, is open to the dining room to facilitate entertaining. The beautiful collection of copper pots provides a warm, soft counterpoint to the abundance of dark wood that surrounds the space. A white countertop and sleek bar stools add punch.

Homeowner and designer Meredyth Hilton is an avid cook, so a six-burner gas stove with double ovens was a must.

Photographer: Virginia MacDonald Source: House & Home January 2018 Designer: Youssef Hasbani

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See the “before” photo in our Stylish Family Home Makeover gallery, plus other stunning before-and-after shots in our Bold Renovations gallery.

Photographer: Michael Graydon Source: House & Home January 2010 issue Products: Boffi cabinetry, Italinteriors, and at Inform Interiors; light, Design Within Reach; tea towel, Good Egg; white bowl, Hollace Cluny; white vases, jug, Quasi Modo.

In this New York City home high above the city, the kitchen’s lacquer cabinetry is custom made for a clean, modern aesthetic. It is echoed in style by the backsplash and countertop, made with Calacatta marble. The range is by Viking, the refrigerator is by Sub-Zero and the print is by Ellsworth Kelly.

For more inspiration from western Canada, see our Photo Gallery: The Best Of The West. For more eco-friendly ideas, see our Green Design Photo Gallery.

Photographer: Janis Nicolay Source: House & Home April 2018 Designer: Colette Soros

See how Cameron MacNeil transformed Stacey’s kitchen in our online video tour.

Photographer: Angus Fergusson Source: House & Home August 2010 issue Products: KraftMaid cabinets, glass tiles countertop, flooring, The Home Depot Installation Services; appliances, Jenn-Air; espresso machine, Nespresso. Designer: Arren Williams

Old, dated cabinets were refreshed with paint and new hardware. A restaurant-style faucet adds sparkle and modern edge to the small but cheerful space. Functional open shelving also keeps the look crisp and contemporary.

In this Brooklyn loft designed by Form Architecture + Interiors, modernism takes on a sky-blue hue with a refrigerator by Müller Möbelfabrikation and a slightly darker blue kitchen island, topped with a cast concrete counter. The barstools are from Design Within Reach.

Watch a video tour of this kitchen. Plus, get more eco-friendly ideas in our Green Design Photo Gallery.

Homepolish co-founder Will Nathan’s kitchen in a New York City loft is a lesson in designing an open concept space. From its white marble island to its open shelving and trio of minimalist pendants, the space showcases organic modernism at its best.

The kitchen is probably the most used room in your house, so you want it to be a space you enjoy spending time in. From country casual to sleek and modern—and literally everything in between–we’ve got all the kitchen inspiration you could ever need. Marble countertops, we’re coming for you.

Photographer: James Tse Source: House & Home January 2007 issue Products: Kitchen design, Lloyd Ralphs Design; vase, stool, South Hill Home. Designer: Lloyd Ralphs Design

An open-concept design and strong indoor-outdoor connection definitely contribute to this downtown Toronto semi’s light and airy feel, but ample storage and a surprisingly unobtrusive island — it’s actually 13.5 feet long and houses the dishwasher and wine fridge — are also integral. Subtle hardware has a modern finishing touch.

Photographer: Tom Arban Source: House & Home July 2009 issue Products: Light fixture, Harlan House; chairs, Made. Designer: Superkül

In the kitchen of a contemporary Central Park apartment, the table is by Egg Collective, the Holly Hunt chairs are covered in a leather from Keleen Leathers and the light fixture is by Lindsey Adelman.

Photographer: Virginia MacDonald Source: House & Home June 2015 Designer: Ashley Botten

Find more inspiration in our photo gallery of Modern & Contemporary Kitchens, plus tour this home on Online TV.

Designer Brian Gluckstein used ebony cabinets, brushed metal accents and warm white Calacatta marble for the counters and backsplash in this kitchen. Refusing to give up function for form, he also installed smart shelving on either side of the range for commonly-used bottles and books.

Photographer: Nathan Schroder Source: House & Home November 2016 Designer: Michelle Lloyd Bermann and Christine Ralphs, Lloyd Ralphs Design

The kitchen island is kitted out with a wine fridge, cooktop, bar sink, storage and seating for four. “I like the main sink at the back counter so dirty dishes don’t pile up in the middle of the room,” designer Effie Genovese says. The herringbone-patterned backsplash provides a bold backdrop for dishes displayed on open shelves.

Photographer: Virginia Macdonald Source: House & Home February 2011 issue Products: Chair, Christian Liaigre, lamp, South Hill Home. Designer: 3rd Uncle Design

When the house was built, the kitchen would have been located on the garden level. “But then you end up spending most of your time on the darkest bottom floor,” says homeowner Francesca Connolly of her decision to relocate it to this spot, which likely just held a butler’s pantry in its heyday. The design is resolutely modern, with sleek Corian cabinets, Statuario marble counters and walls swathed in Thassos marble tiles. It’s a sea of clean, calming white warmed by mid-toned wood floors and a wall of leaded glass leading to the patio.

Since homeowner Lisa Tant’s priorities are conversation and reading, designer Tommy Smythe had to find a way to minimize the TV unit’s presence. The backside of the kitchen island provided a perfect hiding spot. The customized cabinets allow for an undermounted flatscreen, which blends into the all-black side of the island. The whole space, at long last, feels a lot more like Lisa herself — bright, stylish and clever.

Photographer: James Tse Products: Flooring, West Lincoln Bamboard and Beams; Lights, Toronto Habitat ReStore.

Photographer: Ted Yarwood Source: House & Home December 2009 issue Products: Serving platters, Studio H; flooring, Floorworks.

Try a bold tile to bridge the transition between a darker and lighter colors. We’re obsessed with this blue encaustic tile.

Have fun with open shelving, stacking plates and adding items that bring personality to the room as a whole. Try framed photos, candlesticks, and art.

Photographer: Alex Lukey Source: House & Home February 2015 Designer: Kim Lambert

Tall, elegant French doors fill the airy kitchen with light, which is enhanced by light from a stunning polished-nickel light fixture above the walnut island. Set slightly above the top of the island, a large chopping block becomes a design feature in its own right. During parties, the island is the perfect spot to set up a buffet. Pale engineered oak flooring has a casual aesthetic.

For a custom home, Joan Enger of J. PATRYCE DESIGN adhered to a subdued palette that exudes a modern aesthetic. Custom cerused oak kitchen cabinetry with custom brass detailing, circular pendant lights from Lambert & Fils, and marble countertops and backsplash from Marble America complete the space. The appliances are by Wolf and the stools are from CB2, and the appliances, Wolf.

Photographer: Janis Nicolay Source: House & Home May 2014 issue Products: Stools, Calligaris; pendants, Lightform; Caesarstone counter, Bordignon. Designer: McCarthy Hinder Interior Design

A floor-to-ceiling window and wood island make you feel one with nature.

An all-white kitchen in a playful NYC apartment is outfitted with cabinetry by Bulthaup, a countertop and sink by Corian, fittings by Vola, and an oven and cooktop by Gaggenau. The light fixture is by Bega, and the floor is terrazzo.

Highly reflective cabinets and appliances in deep black give this kitchen a modern, edgy look. Long, sleek handles keep things streamlined while white marble countertops offer both glamour and functionality.

Click through to discover our favorite modern and contemporary kitchen design ideas that will satisfy your craving for a modern makeover!

This is, without a doubt, the sexiest kitchen ever. Pair green with brass and white, and everyone will be envious. Trust.

Guests love to sit around the kitchen’s 4′-square island, which is made of salvaged American chestnut and cold-rolled steel. The black-painted glass wall and white glass doors of the upper cabinets bounce light around the room.

This open-concept kitchen uses contrasting materials to create a homey space.

Photographer: Stacey Brandford Source: House & Home August 2010 issue Designer: 3rd Uncle Design

Barstools with a back are objectively more comfortable for posting up at the kitchen island. They’re also a safer option for kiddos at the kitchen counter, working on artwork for you!

Find more inspiration in our photo galleries of 10 Cozy Dark Rooms and Modern & Contemporary Kitchens, plus tour this home on Online TV.

This home kitchen is inspired by a working kitchen. Use open shelving to add to the utilitarian feel.

In a Moscow apartment that embraces modern living, designer Olga Kulikovskaia-Ashby assigned an area of the kitchen for a convenient breakfast nook. The chairs are by Vitra, the plates on the kitchen counter are by Seletti and pendant lights by Tom Dixon hang above the table.

From the get-go, homeowners Stacey Brandford and Anne Koehler knew they wanted a black and white kitchen. The honed bluestone floors and black Caesarstone counter on the island make a strong statement, so designer Tiffany Leigh brought in glossy white perimeter cabinets and counters for balance. Warm wood accents and round fixtures soften the look.

Find more inspiration in our photo gallery of Arren Williams’ Houses, as well as in our galleries of Colorful Kitchens and 26 Happy Yellow Rooms.

Photographer: Alex Lukey Source: House & Home November 2015 Designer: Boris Mathias and Tatiana Sheveleva

Here’s one more reason to love subway tiling. Use it all around your kitchen and it will help the space feel wider.

Photographer: Donna Griffith Source: House & Home February 2010 issue Products: Cabinetry, rugs, Ikea; counter, shelves, Thomas Brooks Manufacturing; faucet, The Home Depot; light, Eurolite.

Photographer: Angus Fergusson Source: House & Home Kitchens 2007 issue Products: Shelf and wall color, CIL Tahoe Blue, The Home Depot; espresso pot, tea towel, stool, Ikea; tray, Krups; pan, Jamie Oliver for T-fal.

To keep the kitchen from feeling cramped, Lynda opted for open shelves instead of overhead cabinets. The shelves sit on painted corbels that she discovered at an architectural salvage store.

Sharp, contemporary design almost conceals this space’s function as a kitchen. Paneling over the fridge door and minimal upper cabinets keep the look streamlined and clean.

Ralph Lauren’s kitchen opts for modernism over tradition, with ovens and a cooktop by Wolf, a custom-made vent hood and cabinetry of white lacquer and stainless steel. The island is sheathed in Celador, and the Bertoia barstools are by Knoll.

A growing family gets a smart kitchen design courtesy of Ikea and H&H.

Photographer: Kim Jeffery Source: House & Home April 2016 Designer: Shirley Meisels

Your cabinets shouldn’t have all the fun. Go all out with a bold patterned floor.

Neutral wood accents and white walls allow bold hues to pop.

View more photos of this kitchen in our October 2008 issue. Plus, see more industrial spaces in our Industrial Interiors photo gallery.

Photographer: Kim Christie Source: House & Home December 2015 Designer: Effie Genovese

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A contemporary kitchen in a Boston home designed by JN Interior Spaces features blue glass subway tile and a wine refrigerator.

A fashion executive’s cooking space reflects her signature style.

For more lighting options, see our Statement Lighting photo gallery.

Los Angeles-based lifestyle blogger Aimee Song opted for a sleek kitchen with muted green cabinets, along with three-inch marble countertops. The cabinets, which are from Ikea, feature Semihandmade fronts that give them a luxe feel. The flooring is original to the home.

Two tiers of custom bamboo cabinets over the sink provide plenty of storage, which helps accommodate the home’s spare decorating aesthetic. Insetting the lower tier of cabinetry over the range keeps the wall from appearing monolithic and frees up head space in the cooking area.

Skylights and white cabinets brighten the dark-painted walls.

The island’s partial waterfall countertop in Costa Esmerelda granite repeats the L-shaped element on the living room ceiling and brings in a hint of color. Swiveling stools by Arteriors that designer Mario Januario found at Ambienti Design add a little industrial edge against the smooth stone and flat-front cabinets.

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A smoked-glass backsplash and marble counter add glamour to the room. Sculptural pendants and oversized topiaries highlight an island that was redesigned with a streamlined silhouette to accommodate more seating.

Use your lighting to up the fun vibes in your kitchen. These white and gold pendants add a modern, slightly glam, touch to this kitchen.

In a glamorous Paris apartment, the kitchen embraces a fresh vision of luxury with mod pendant lights by Tom Dixon and custom-made, walnut-veneer kitchen island and cabinetry. The stools are by Mater Design, the ovens and refrigerator are by Gaggenau and the sink fittings are by Franke.

Your counter stools should be as important as your dining chairs—you’ll always be able to see them, and they can add some contrast to your kitchen. These leather-topped wooden stools are serious goals.

This luxurious kitchen in an Upper East Side home incorporates a touch of the past in its modern design. The pendants are from a Czechoslovakian factory, the oven is by Wolf and the floor is lined with Corten steel tiles.

Solid pine planks offer warmth and a visual break from the expanses of polished concrete in this dramatic, contemporary space. The sculptural silver orbs are by Canadian designer Martha Sturdy.

Photographer: Janis Nicolay Source: House & Home September 2015 Designer: Alda Pereira

The decorative brass grilles and accents around the stovetop, plus the white pendant lights give this renovated kitchen a French brasserie feel.

Soft gray paint and extended uppers modernize dated maple cabinetry.

See more of Suzanne’s favorite kitchens in our gallery. Plus, watch a video tour through Victoria’s main floor and principal bedroom/bathroom.

Chairs with high-gloss green plastic backs complement this space’s sleek look and are easy to clean — making them ideal for children. A porcelain mosaic tiled wall breaks up the abundance of stainless steel and glossy white cabinetry in the kitchen.

Photographer: Janis Nicolay Source: House & Home March 2015 Designer: Marianne Amodio

With no formal dining room, this condo owner opted for a multipurpose stainless steel island, which can be pulled up to the bench for dining, or left as is for extra cooking space. Stainless steel accents on the bench, cabinets and faucet add to the industrial feel of the kitchen, while pops of color in the glassware and cushions provide warmth.

Or browse the Brian Gluckstein Interiors gallery for more of his style.

A glass tile backsplash and stainless steel island add polish.

Photographer: Donna Griffith Source: House & Home May 2008 issue Products: Kitchen design, installation, cabinets, handles, AyA Kitchen Gallery; stainless steel island, Booga Equipment; mixer, The Bay; condiments, Whole Foods.

No matter where you live, this shade of blue will transport you straight to the coast. Since this space opens onto the family room, they used the color on everything—from the island to the refrigerator panel—to help it all recede.

Sleek, streamlined wood—we’re so here for it. Add some potted plants and it’ll feel a little more inviting.

Interior designer Rosie Daykin gave this kitchen-dining area indoor-outdoor flow by focusing the elements, like the kitchen island, toward the windows.

Photographer: Naomi Finlay Source: House & Home January 2017 Designer: Darcie Watson

Photographer: Angus Fergusson Source: House & Home April 2015 Designer: Tommy Smythe

The kitchen in designer Peter Fleming’s home isn’t strictly minimalist: open shelving in the island puts cookbooks and trinkets on display. For aesthetic reasons, Peter paneled the white fridge in oak veneer. Large windows were built to make the most of natural light throughout the day.

In a San Francisco loft, the kitchen’s cabinetry is by Henrybuilt, the countertops are PentalQuartz, the faucet is by Dornbracht, the stools are by Overgaard & Dyrman and the wall sculpture is by Manuel Neri.

Paul Sinclaire, a fashion industry veteran, wanted a clean palette for his new home. He refers to the kitchen’s zebrawood built-ins, white glass backsplash and CeasarStone counters as “shades of crème fraîche.” The luxurious colors and rich textures create an inviting atmosphere.

Photographer: Alex Lukey Source: House & Home August 2015 Designer: Karen Cole

Find more inspiration in our photo gallery of Modern & Contemporary Kitchens.

Designer and homeowner Shirley Meisels kept the footprint, but tore out all the old millwork. White Carrara marble counters brighten the space, and the dramatic black vent feels graphic in marked contrast. Small appliances — the toaster oven and coffeemaker — are tucked away in an appliance garage.

Photographer: Michael Graydon Source: House & Home January 2013 issue Products: Island fabrication, Emanuele Furniture Design; light fixture, Ridgely Studio Works. Designer: Jeffrey Douglas

Photographer: Ted Yarwood Products: Silver orbs, Martha Sturdy.

Photographer: Heather Ross Source: House & Home May 2011 issue Designer: David Zacharko & David Yustin

Photographer: Phil Crozier Source: House & Home April 2011 issue Products: Pendants, Fuse Lighting; Greta bar stool, Thema; Clay stool fabric, Buckskin Leather. Designer: McIntyre Bills

Photographer: Michael Graydon Source: House & Home Condos 2009 issue Products: Pillow on bench, Quasi Modo Modern Furniture; Le Cube espresso maker, Nespresso; runner, Elte; stools, EQ3; cabinets, island, Ikea; tiles, Stone Tile International; CaesarStone in Nougat counter, tile and counter installation, Selyans Flooring and Interiors; Debbie Travis green bowl, Canadian Tire.

Designer: Architect, Brian Kucharski

Photographer: Michael Graydon Source: House & Home Condos, Lofts & Apartments 2008 special issue Products: Light fixture, Trianon; dining table and chairs, William MacDonald Interior Design; countertop, Green Mountain Soapstone; cabinetry, MCM 2001; backsplash, Adanac Glass & Mirror; stools, Stylegarage; dishes, Kate Spade; urns, Teatro Verde.

An Art Deco backsplash and copper island are showstopping details.

Photographer: Ted Yarwood Source: House & Home May 2007 issue Products: Pendant lights, Artemide; dining chairs, Kiosk; counters, YuillBuilt; light over dining table, Castor; floral arrangements, Emblem. Designer: Architect, Danny Bartman

What this design lacks in space it makes up for in personality. A row of lower cabinets houses a wine fridge and serves as an easy-serve buffet. A large chalkboard that runs the length of the cabinets makes a great spot for writing menus or funny greetings to guests. Lighting also plays a central role, with the trio of pendants delineating the space.

Despite the open kitchen’s sleek look, it’s packed with storage. Frosted-glass doors on custom-built cabinetry hide dishes, glassware and a pantry. To free up floor space, designer Alda Pereira swapped out a stationary island for a more flexible stainless steel table with a butcherblock fold-up shelf. Hide-upholstered stools provide seating on three sides of the island for a dining table effect. Overhead, an intricate, modern chandelier adds a touch of pretty.

Artful pendants delineate the dining area without blocking views. In the kitchen, the cabinets’ vertical grain leads the eye up to the cedar-clad ceiling, for a treehouse effect.

Photographer: Stacey Brandford Source: House & Home May 2009 issue Products: Fan, Wilcorp; lights, Morba; vases Staccaro; tray with bowls, Made. Designer: Peter Fleming

Don’t be afraid to go marble crazy. The slabs of barely gray honed Carrara marble covering the kitchen make for a clean, airy look.

In a textile designer’s townhouse, the kitchen counters are Calacatta Gold marble, the backsplash tile is by Waterworks, the range is by Capital, the stools are from ABC Carpet & Home and the light fixture is by Apparatus.

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Photographer: Ted Yarwood Source: House & Home October 2008 issue

This modern kitchen in fashion designer Josie Natori’s New York home makes ample use of white for a clean design that bounces light. The island is topped with marble and the cabinetry is by St. Charles of New York.

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