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Delft Tile Kitchen Style

blue and white bird-motif Delft tiles in a white kitchen

Will blue-and-white Delft tile always endure?

I keep expecting to read that it’s passé. Instead, iconic cobalt blue-and-white Dutch tiles continue to be chosen for kitchens whether the ceramics are made in Morocco, Texas, France or The Netherlands. While the look screams ‘traditional’ it always feels fresh. Plus, there are so many variations in the motifs – including genre figures, animals, florals, abstracts, geometrics, landscapes, Chinoiserie – it works with a majority of architectural and cabinet styles.

The all-over pattern of abstract floral blue-and-white tiles [top] marries well with a marble counter and the blue-and- white arabesque design on an adjacent wall.… Continue Reading


Blue La Cornue Kitchen

blue La Cornue range and hood

A 24-karat solution for fans of old-world French provincial style.

A Provence blue La Cornue Château range and matching hood are something of an event in a kitchen. So it’s natural that they set up an old-fashioned French provincial concept which is well matched to Quality Custom Cabinetry. Lovely details include as plate racks, glass doors that echo the hook shape of the prep-sink faucet spout, and spindles on the end of the island where there also is seating and an additional oven. The Kohler “Life in the Country” embellished prep sink is mounted under a pale blue granite countertop — a good match for the pattern of the blue and yellow Delft tile range guard and backsplash trim.… Continue Reading