This kitchen strikes a similar balance. The shelves are filled yet sleek, and are balanced by the minimalist and neat countertops. What a beautiful galley kitchen.
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An even better way to handle that wall, if possible, is a floor-to-ceiling view outdoors. Note the way the path outside the door seems to be an extension of the galley. If you don't have room for something this big, even a small window will help.
1. Show off. If you have a distinctive collection, use it to take your kitchen to new heights. For a modern take on old-world style, remove your upper cabinetry and install open shelving in any material. Your collectibles are now prepared to strut their stuff.