SUBWAY TILETo fake a sunny farmhouse kitchen in a Manhattan apartment, the cupboards were painted Benjamin Moore's White Dove by Celerie Kemble. The white-tiled walls, as well as a milk-glass along with brass hardware chandelier, create the illusion of sun that is extra.
ROLLING LADDERAdding additional storage is recommended, when you can reach, that is. Katie Ridder installed a rolling ladder (just like the library!) in this fabulous kitchen to reach ceiling-height cupboards.
BLACK CABINETRYIn a Manhattan apartment, the prevailing kitchen cabinets were painted Benjamin Moore Air in Black. "I wanted it to seem less boring and more like an intelligent butler's pantry," designer Lilly Bunn says. The Roman shade is in Holland & Sherry's Belfour linen.
MONOCHROME TILE"The kitchen is a superb size, but small by Dallas standards," Craig Schumacher says of the Texas kitchen he shares with partner Philip Kirk. They averted an extensive remodel by installing low-cost black and white tile and painting cupboards Benjamin Moore Brilliant White. An extensive ironstone set overflows from shelves to walls.
Classic WhiteThis 1800s Federal-style home features a contemporary white kitchen. The smallness of the room let the homeowners to splurge on luxury materials. Crystal cupboard pulls and knobs, a Turkish marble subway tile backsplash, and taupe silk wall coverings result in a classic, space that is indulgent.
SCULPTURAL ISLANDA small-scale sculptural island sets an adventurous tone for this 400-square foot Brooklyn apartment designed Lyndsay Caleo of the The Brooklyn House Company and by Fitzhugh Karol. Brancusi might have enjoyed this island, made from a hand and also fallen oak -carved cherry log painted white.
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