Old-house stone walls add patina and character to modern kitchens.
When we lived in Italy I fell in love with the old stone walls in the ancient houses and marveled at how modern fixtures and features mixed in. Stone always adds a certain degree of rusticity yet at the same time it dominates. So in a way stonewall kitchens are work for contemporary spaces because the organic color tends to soften flat modern lines.
What I mean by stone dominating is clear in the minimalistic kitchen [top] that barely intrudes on the room.… Continue Reading