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tone-on-tone kitchen by John Saladino - Veranda via Atticmag

Tone–on-Tone Kitchen

Light wood kitchens seem to be edging out dark and shiny cabinet looks. Stains and washes create a uniform hue on cabinets and paneling by moderating distracting streaks in the grain. A taupey veil of finish also blends especially well with metals such as steel and iron creating a low contrast tone-on-tone look overall and […]

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Jean-Michel Frank cabinet sold at Christie's

Oak Gets a Modern Makeover

Mid-20th C oak finishes for kitchen cabinets find a new 21st C kitchen audience. Oak cabinets are inching their way back into kitchen fashion after having being painted or ripped out and sent to recycling for most of the last decade. But they’re not the same shiny-orange builder’s-grade boxes found in tract homes. The newest […]

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barnwood beam kitchen island from Country Living

Barn Wood Kitchens

Can you feel the breeze of the style pendulum swinging from formal white to rustic raw wood for the kitchen? Recaptured, reclaimed or just reminiscent, kitchens centered on barn wood have been slowly gaining momentum as a favored look. Once confined to the pages of magazines centered on “country” styles, barn wood is working its […]

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breakfast room bar and hutch also includes a pet-feeding station

Glass Ceiling Kitchen

A designer’s culinary work space, built to satisfy artistic aspirations as well as the needs of an active cook. In this home in suburban Connecticut, a personal vision based on travels to France combined with a love for European furniture inspired a blockbuster kitchen with its own language of ideas and surfaces and –  happily […]

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shallow stainless steel sloped utility sink

Black Window Kitchen

When the top floor of a 1915 hotel was converted to a loft, this kitchen took on the early 20th C industrial vibe. Concrete floors and Depression era light fixtures are elements of an elegant industrial-style kitchen distinguished by a simple color scheme and the warmth of recycled and salvaged wood.  But the kitchen takes […]

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