Light wood kitchens seem to be edging out dark and shiny cabinet looks.
In a vacation house on the Maine coast, designer John Saladino created a kitchen for a couple of internet entrepreneurs and philanthropists. Overall, the owners wanted a African safari lodge look and so wide-plank paneling was used in many of the rooms. In the kitchen, that theme likely presented a challenge for Saladino who is known for restrained interiors. The result is an elegant tone-on-tone approach to materials, with wide-plank oak for the island and other surfaces in one of the most attractive light wood kitchens I’ve seen recently.… Continue Reading