Stone Wall Kitchens

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

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One Response to Stone Wall Kitchens

  1. RHome410 November 27, 2012 at 3:37 am #

    No mention of the awesome, funky orb above the island in kitchen #2? 😉 That little fire area is WONderful. Fire, stone, iron, water, wood… all the major basics in one island area. Cool.

    I like the next kitchen, too. The island is just my style. The floors are gorgeous and I think it would not be such a fight between elements if the ceiling was simpler.

    I’m a brick fan, but hadn’t really ever seen such grand examples of stone.

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