Highlighting designer Annie Brahler’s Dutch heritage, the kitchen in her Jacksonville, Illinois, house has a fireplaces adorned with 17th- and 18th-century Delft tiles and bluestone columns from Breda. Glass-front kitchen cabinets let you showcase favorite dishes or sentimental heirlooms and add personality with color. With this shape you usually need a large kitchen but can work with medium sized kitchens too, so we should aim to make a small work-triangle, if possible.
Backsplashes are great in any kitchen – they add a unique flair while also protecting your walls from cooking-related splatter and steam. Any kitchen can be luxurious – whether compact or spacious, you can have the kitchen you want that also fits everything you need.
Glass storage behind the upper cabinets with ‘X’ mullions becomes a beautiful design feature along with the polished nickel sink and marble countertops. But if you bring the picture to a local kitchen cabinet store they should be able to match the wood and style pretty easily for you.
I was quite confused in choosing the shape and color scheme of the kitchen because I didn’t want to end up giving my kitchen a look similar to my backyard. White cabinets and shelves stand out against warm gray walls and a marble tile backsplash that recreates the feel of early 20th-century America.
Depending on your budget some kitchens will be limited by the design and shape of the room. It fills one end of a large open-plan living, dining and kitchen area in a home in Cape Town, South Africa. She’s worked around the globe for some of the top design firms in the world, and now she brings her expertise to you.