I’ve long admired this handsome black and white kitchen by design great Steven Gambrel.
What’s interesting to me is how it skillfully employs the ultra-popular black-and-white theme though not in the usual way. Rather than focusing on white cabinets with black counters, the designer has taken it very boldly to the floor and walls through the use of tile. Glossy black bricks tiles behind the range and on the remaining backsplash essentially create black walls articulated by high contrast light grout. Equally dramatic and even more muscular in terms of effect is the 3-D illusion floor created by a black, white and gray small-scale pattern on cement tiles.… Continue Reading