metal (or metal-looking) cabinets, clean.
knotty pine cupboards below with natural light above.
furniture or furniture-like storage to make the flow from the living room natural.
open shelves on end of island
breakfast station, coffee station...
pendant light with cool chain
teak colored bamboo?
nice window wall
island looks like a danish modern credenza
blinds coming up from the bottom. frame the tops of the trees, not the dirt yard.
island like a credenza, but the rest is ikea like cabinets. economical use of nice wood adds richness, but the white cabinets keep it from being too dark
? the oven on the end of the island?
out of sight
built in wine storage
open pass through
sky blue overhead cabinets
turquoise that is a little muted, can still be used in the kitchen with good transitions from the living room.