hard wood counter tops for both sustainability and cost.
dishwasher next to sink in island.
another example of hardwood counter.
i like the mix of colors with white and the clean design. i'm not crazy about the glossiness of all the surfaces.
more hardwood counters, and i also like the stainless steel for sanitation. that is something to consider.
i love the bold colors, even if they're more bold than i ultimately want, interesting wall covering material (viroc/cement composite).
i like the openness of the design, the tile wall extending out of the kitchen to the dining area, the shades of blue used, floor to ceiling glass.
i like the bookshelf for cookbooks, though it could be more accessible to the food prep area. i also like how the stools integrate into the island.
i like the bookshelf nook at the end of the counter. my parents' house has something similar for cutting boards and baking sheets.
this is a good combination of cabinets and floating shelves. in general i tend to prefer more cabinets to hide clutter, but shelving feels more open.
large rectangular floor tiles.
the island conceals dirty dishes from the dining area while maintaining a completely open floor plan, and the peninsula allows and are for non-table eating/working/socializing.
back painted glass backsplash with wood counters
great use of color in a way that can be changed easily.
i think a white kitchen with a teal backsplash and pendant lighting would be very slick.
mint green subway tile backsplash/wall.
more clever storage.
i love the shelves and lighting. i think we can incorporate this for our kitchen, keeping the cabinets below counter only (with the exception of the pantry.
100k house ikea kitchen -- open and minimal while fully functional
white backsplash and counters with grey cabinets.