House of L Interior Design
Interior Designers & Decorators
Classic White Kitchen traditional-kitchen

Classic White Kitchen

In the design stages many details were incorporated in this classic kitchen to give it dimension since the surround cabinets, counters and backsplash were white. Polished nickel plumbing, hardware and custom grilles on feature cabinets along with the island pendants add shine, while finer details such as inset doors, furniture kicks on non-working areas and lofty crown details add a layering effect in the millwork. Photo by Pete Maric.

This photo has 15 questions

May 14, 2014
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
House of L Interior Design
Hi...This is an ogee edge detail, 1 1/4" thickness overall. Have a great day!
1 Like    Bookmark   May 31, 2014 at 4:21AM
Sign Up to comment
January 26, 2014
ghalili wrote:
Hi. What are the boxes for these cabinets made of. My cabinet maker - is trying to convince me to use melanine drawers and shelves because they are white. What is a good quality white kitchen cabinet box made of? Thanks
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
House of L Interior Design
Hi! Cabinet interiors can be comprised of many different materials. Ones of exceptional quality are typically made out of wood, maple being the most commonly used and details would include dovetailed drawers and 3/8" to 5/8" interior construction. Melamine can be a practical application for interior cabinets in a high traffic area, such as a laundry room or an arts and crafts room where there is a likely chance of something more abrasive could come in contact with the cabinet interior and driving the substrate materials of the cabinet to be more durable; this is why melamine is always used in commercial applications as well. If your cabinet fabricator was given underlying reasons why he should provide a melamine interior then I could see his reasoning, however for a new kitchen I would recommend wood and simply paint any exposed areas. I hope this helps! Please follow House of L on Houzz to get all of our recent updates and photos! Thanks for your inquiry!
1 Like    Bookmark   February 9, 2014 at 6:12AM
Sign Up to comment
January 15, 2014
fbccs wrote:
I love love love this kitchen!! - I am hoping you can tell me - is the Calcutta Gold Countertop polished or honed ? Thanks!!
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
House of L Interior Design
Thank you so much!! It is polished Calacatta Gold marble, not honed. Please follow us on Houzz and see all of our recent updates!
3 Likes    Bookmark   Thanked by fbccs    January 15, 2014 at 9:29AM
Sign Up to comment
July 3, 2013
3boysthree wrote:
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
House of L Interior Design
Hi. They are approximately 1/2" but the molding is stepped so it doesn't appear flat and is dimensional. I hope this helps!
2 Likes    Bookmark   July 3, 2013 at 8:07PM
Sign Up to comment
January 30, 2013
maggiecw wrote:
This kitchen has to be my favourite on houzz!! Could you please tell me what is the paint color? Many thanks. - Beautiful kitchen!
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
House of L Interior Design
Thank you so much for you nice compliment! The cabinet color is Farrow and Ball Pointing 2003. I hope this helps out with your project!
7 Likes    Bookmark   February 19, 2013 at 10:14AM
Sign Up to comment
October 29, 2012
slovfolk wrote:
Are the countertops Calcutta Gold as well? - Love how this all blends together to give 'white' an added texture.
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
AnnDenise English-Lewis
This kitchen design is fabulous!!!
1 Like    Bookmark   March 4, 2013 at 9:27PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
This kitchen is amazing!
1 Like    Bookmark   November 18, 2013 at 5:48AM
Sign Up to comment
August 4, 2012
rachelduncan wrote:
love the tile backsplash. can you please tell me what it is. thanks!
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
House of L Interior Design
Hello-it is 3" x 6" Calacutta Gold marble. Hope this helps!
5 Likes    Bookmark   September 27, 2012 at 10:53AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
This kitchen was my inspiration. Just ordered my cacacutta gold backsplash and would like to know what color grout you used? Thank you!!!
    Bookmark   December 19, 2014 at 6:50AM
Sign Up to comment
January 28, 2015
MrsD wrote:
What color of grout with the calacatta gold wall tile?
October 10, 2014
cole880 wrote:
What finish is the cabinets w/ Farrow and Ball Pointing 2003 paint? - Estate Eggshell, Full gloss or Dead Flat? Which finish did you use? It's beautiful!
May 23, 2014
kerriefthompson wrote:
can you tell me the name/manufacturer of cabinet knob? thank u!
May 15, 2014
jackmiestr wrote:
Love! The pulls are from the sutton collection, but what about knobs?
February 26, 2014
mcoman124 wrote:
Hi! Can you please tell the maker of the cabinet knobs/pulls? Thanks
February 10, 2014
jackiewaters6 wrote:
December 11, 2012
lianed6 wrote:
Pulls - Hello, beautiful kitchen... Love every detail. My kitchen features same white shaker cabinets with calacatta gold marble counter and backsplash. Would love to know make and model of kitchen cabinet pulls/knobs. Please advise. Thanks!

What Houzzers are commenting on:

niesaputigna added this to niesaputigna's ideas
calcite gold marble
Libby Unger added this to backsplash - herringbone
on Wednesday
more calcutta gold
Lisa Kortz Walker added this to lisa_kortzwalker's Ideas
on Sunday
slramsey added this to Countertops
last Saturday
polished Calcutta gold
ageber added this to Kitchen/Bath
February 20, 2015
Pretty kitchen - maybe a bit too traditional
ksrich7 added this to Kitchen Ideas
February 19, 2015
cabinets, backsplash
jg interiors added this to Judi's mudroom/kitchen reno
February 18, 2015
calacatta gold
ayoung added this to Mom Young Ideas
February 17, 2015
3 x's on windows and under cabinet tiles
brandon95030 added this to Kitchen
February 16, 2015
poleary2014 added this to poleary2014's Ideas
February 16, 2015
Grassy point kitchen
gtstewart added this to gtstewart's Ideas
February 14, 2015
Backsplash stone Calcutta marble
zevie added this to Kitchen Ideas
February 13, 2015
Counter edge
jhuggins added this to kitchen
February 12, 2015
Marble backsplash counter with walnut island
simplyyoubysara added this to Kitchens
February 11, 2015
ana cortes added this to anitacortes's ideas
February 11, 2015
Backsplash The backsplash is a New Ravenna Stone 3" x 6" Calacatta Gold marble tile with a decorative basketweave design over the range.
debberschroeder added this to debberschroeder's ideas
February 9, 2015
Love marble countertop
nlittle321 added this to nlittle321's Ideas
February 9, 2015
Back splash
Diane Burgoyne Interiors added this to diburg's Favorites
February 8, 2015
Marble and cabinet doors
my7443hzpass added this to kitchen
February 8, 2015
debagard added this to debagard's Ideas
February 7, 2015
Back splash
lisagaymiller53 added this to For CMI
February 6, 2015
back splash new Ravenna Stone 3x6 call cattails gold
suebuck53 added this to Kitchens
February 4, 2015
Erika Tesi added this to kitchens
February 2, 2015
looks like cabrera marble subway tile for the back splash
sheilag61 added this to ceiling
February 1, 2015
brookeandtony added this to brookeandtony's ideas
February 1, 2015
Counter/back splash
Kori S added this to Kitchen
February 1, 2015
Knobs and pulls
Rachael Romancik added this to Kichen ideas
February 1, 2015
panama22 added this to panama22's ideas
January 29, 2015
Cabinet paint and pulls
sinatrafan added this to sinatrafan's ideas
January 29, 2015
Joey Rumore added this to Joey Rumore's Ideas
January 29, 2015
Nice corner cabinets.
daniclement1 added this to THE NEW HOUSE!
January 28, 2015
pumpy200 added this to Kitchen Ideas
January 27, 2015
taylorjj added this to Kitchens
January 25, 2015
thebunker added this to thebunker's Ideas
January 25, 2015
Calcutta gold
orangekangaroo added this to Kitchen
January 22, 2015
love window pattern, backsplash, counter
heathkehn added this to Four Level Split Reno
January 22, 2015
Cabinets, open front, counters, backsplash
susieturek added this to Turek Remodel
January 19, 2015
Counter and backsplash
isabelita2011 added this to isabelita2011's ideas
January 17, 2015
Backsplash - calaccata gold
hannahmontana added this to hannahmontana's ideas
January 16, 2015
hinges and glass shelves
kathrynkwood added this to Kitchen
January 11, 2015
Calcutta gold marble countertops
plato666 added this to New Home Sweet Home!!!
January 10, 2015
Marble backsplash
fruf added this to кух
January 10, 2015
combstl added this to claudia
January 10, 2015
rubyhanna added this to rubyhanna's ideas
January 8, 2015
jan1216 added this to jan1216's ideas
January 8, 2015
farrow and ball paint
jamesycargile added this to jamesycargile's Ideas
January 6, 2015
Dallas Schiermeister added this to dallas_schiermeister's ideas
January 4, 2015
teri7955 added this to teri7955's ideas
January 2, 2015
Pretty backsplash & countertop
vilianis added this to countertops
December 27, 2014
White grout with tile
theclearyfamily added this to theclearyfamily's Ideas
December 26, 2014
Kitchen Bench top and wall tiles
judyishome added this to bathroom
December 25, 2014
akrogers112 added this to akrogers112's Ideas
December 23, 2014
Salliann DeMarco Spinelli added this to salliann_demarcospinelli's Ideas
December 23, 2014
Counter top
woodleyla added this to Kitchen
December 22, 2014
Love the backsplash
sjoywhite added this to Kitchen Ideas
December 14, 2014
calcutta gold tile; glass cabinet door lattice
Erin Flom added this to Kitchen
December 13, 2014
Glass cabinets
kathyrestrepo added this to kathyrestrepo's ideas
December 8, 2014
cabinets on counter, drawes and cabinets
lisalc91 added this to kitchen ideas/color scheme
December 7, 2014
mirzaf added this to mirzaf's Ideas
December 5, 2014
calcutta gold countertop handles
ccl312 added this to Kitchen
December 3, 2014
jcalsims added this to jcalsims's Ideas
November 27, 2014
Subway tile, marble, white cabinets
bearebeare added this to dream kitchen
November 26, 2014
X in window panes
biscanney added this to biscanney's Ideas
November 26, 2014
backsplash and granite
mmalacas added this to mmalacas's Ideas
November 23, 2014
Kitchen Lighting Under cabnits
monisiapl added this to monisiapl's Favorites
November 23, 2014
csessallen added this to more kitchen ideas
November 22, 2014
countertop edge
nancyl718 added this to landscape
November 22, 2014
X design
jackie1966 added this to jackie1966's ideas
November 18, 2014
simba328 added this to Kitchen Ideas
November 11, 2014
jmilo21 added this to Kitchens
November 11, 2014
calacatta and backsplash
ksarge1 added this to Backsplash Designs
November 11, 2014
The backsplash is a New Ravenna Stone 3" x 6" Calacatta Gold marble tile with a decorative basketweave design over the range.
Monica Van Niekerk added this to monica_vanniekerk's ideas
November 10, 2014
Example to make a corner
kptownsend added this to dream kitchen
November 9, 2014
Calacatta subway tile
lelltrogdon added this to Kelly Kitchen
November 9, 2014
On storage wall use shallow cabinets above counter surface.
Karen Hughes added this to karen_hughes3614's ideas
November 9, 2014
Tile and counters
rcu51 added this to Kitchen
November 6, 2014
Note backsplash (see info on tag)
Hildy Heffernan Interiors added this to hildy's Ideas
November 6, 2014
Nice top for cabinet
vcurrault added this to vcurrault's Ideas
November 6, 2014
Calcutta gold counter and backsplash
ub24265 added this to ub24265's ideas
November 4, 2014
Countertop and matching tile
isabella77 added this to isabella77's ideas
November 2, 2014
memegibbons added this to memegibbons's Ideas
November 2, 2014
Backsplash and countertops
jmmp added this to jmmp's Ideas
October 31, 2014
lorrainedsa added this to Kitchen Ideas
October 26, 2014
Blacksplash and Counter
vb13esc added this to kitchens and dining
October 24, 2014
backsplash calacutta gold 3x6
ckoko added this to Kitchen
October 21, 2014
wabross added this to lake house
October 21, 2014
browngirl2 added this to browngirl2's ideas
October 18, 2014
Backsplash, calcutta marble
anaserafim added this to Cozinha
October 16, 2014
lanie16 added this to lanie's kitchen
October 12, 2014
mm2014 added this to New
October 11, 2014
spunkyred33 added this to Graves-Kitchen Ideas
October 7, 2014
Lore Hourcade added this to COCINA
October 3, 2014
gormeenk added this to gormeenk's Ideas
October 2, 2014
janehkim added this to custom home
September 26, 2014
Kitchen cabinet color Farrow ball 2003
hollee123 added this to The Somerset
September 26, 2014
Love light white look.
burnell5 added this to Countertop and cabinets
September 26, 2014
Cabinet Design
gigilesaint added this to gigilesaint's Favorites
September 23, 2014
alyhubb added this to alyhubb's Ideas
September 20, 2014
Farrow and ball 2003
joanne6520 added this to joanne6520's Ideas
September 20, 2014
Slab drawers
nbenjamin added this to nbenjamin's ideas
September 20, 2014
pstsnj added this to pstsnj's ideas
September 19, 2014
salliesingletary added this to mountain house
September 18, 2014
Calcutta gold marble
smryba added this to smryba's Ideas
September 16, 2014
Cabinet handle
cannon12 added this to McGillicuddy
September 15, 2014
sandracat added this to countertop
September 15, 2014
backsplash cabinet countertop
kurzyak added this to Butler's Pantry
September 11, 2014
lsnetterville added this to Kitchen
September 8, 2014
Calcutta Gold
dmariecsc added this to Kitchen Ideas
September 5, 2014
The backsplash is a New Ravenna Stone 3" x 6" Calacatta Gold marble tile with a decorative basketweave design over the range
Laurie Morrill added this to Kitchen
September 2, 2014
Crystal and x in glass
Maria Bourke added this to maria_bourke's ideas
September 2, 2014
jennylynn527 added this to Kitchen
September 1, 2014
lindaecho added this to kitchen
August 31, 2014
Backsplash countertop
Lana Waters added this to lana_waters's Ideas
August 31, 2014
Interior Focus added this to Heights
August 29, 2014
glass work
Don Dyer added this to donnydyer31's Ideas
August 28, 2014
manneh1 added this to manneh1's Ideas
August 27, 2014
Counter blends nicely in to long as warm tones and not gray, I kind of like this look.
Waterstone Kitchen and Bath added this to waterstone2004's ideas
August 23, 2014
Inset Door Profile
danadiamond added this to mantel
August 22, 2014
tile, glass cabinets. color
hunkydorhie added this to kitchen
August 21, 2014
Lip on countertop edge
Janis Behrens added this to Vanities & Counter color
August 20, 2014
Calcutta Gold Countertop
kathystoma added this to kathystoma's Ideas
August 17, 2014
Paint color with marble.
arialight added this to arialight's ideas
August 17, 2014
Calacatta gold marble
ryanlisa95 added this to ryanlisa95's ideas
August 17, 2014
back splash
chrissiemccutchen added this to Kitchen
August 17, 2014
cabinet to counter top
Susan Grider added this to Kitchen Ideas
August 13, 2014
hawright34 added this to hawright34's Ideas
August 12, 2014
Backsplash is gorgeous!
grandviewhomes added this to FINAL HOUSE DOCK ROAD
August 11, 2014
cblarussa added this to House kitchen
August 10, 2014
roymalcolm added this to roymalcolm's Ideas
August 10, 2014
beurrecup added this to beurrecup's ideas
August 8, 2014
Vickie Beard added this to Kitchen
August 7, 2014
Back splash
dragonfly added this to remodel ideas
August 7, 2014
love this, counter and cabinets
Cathy Sullivan added this to Bathroom Ideas
August 5, 2014
Calcutta Gold Marble
croberts11 added this to elderberry house
August 5, 2014
grand illusion added this to priscillamay's ideas
August 4, 2014
jillianamax added this to jillianamax's Ideas
August 4, 2014
sawatzw added this to sawatzw's Ideas
August 2, 2014
The backsplash
elmar666 added this to Living Room Ideas
July 31, 2014
boom4arn added this to Kitchens
July 30, 2014
nice corner
lorettabarlow added this to tile
July 29, 2014
The backsplash is a New Ravenna Stone 3" x 6" Calacatta Gold marble tile with a decorative basketweave design over the range.
sheashby added this to kitchen
July 29, 2014
cabinet glass, drawer pulls
kellycurtin added this to Kitchen
July 26, 2014
cabinet glass
denisestreppa added this to kitchen appliances
July 24, 2014
tweeka added this to kitchen
July 23, 2014
Cabinet color
Viktoriia Diachenko added this to viktoriia_diachenko's ideas
July 23, 2014
mdubuc added this to mdubuc's Ideas
July 22, 2014
lmpanos added this to Kitchens 2
July 22, 2014
backsplash calacatta gold 3x6
januarydockery added this to kitchen
July 22, 2014
theanderson5 added this to kitchens/pantry
July 21, 2014
some open cabinet
mariajp03 added this to Kitchen
July 21, 2014
bella2176 added this to bella2176's ideas
July 17, 2014
White kitchen
Watts Architects added this to Young Kitchen
July 16, 2014
cabinet door "X" detail
hkulisek added this to paint colors
July 16, 2014
stephaniebrooks03 added this to stephanie's kitchens
July 13, 2014
Glass doors
mlessner added this to Granite
July 7, 2014
calcutta gold countertop and backsplash
mlessner added this to Tile
July 7, 2014
Calcutta Gold w calcutta gold marble countertop
rubiad added this to Kitchens
July 7, 2014
backsplash colors
Samantha Chang added this to Kitchen Final
July 5, 2014
simplysusan added this to living room
July 2, 2014
mrakic added this to Bedroom Ideas
July 1, 2014
sandraseaton added this to sandraseaton's ideas
June 30, 2014
msreeves added this to Addition - Bathroom + Closets - Master
June 29, 2014
Calacutta gold
washiorigami added this to Kitchen
June 29, 2014
Love the all white but mixing it up with different hardware (metal and glass) and interesting backsplash tile
pattiwilbourne added this to 252 Molasses
June 29, 2014
baking station - subway calcutta in lieu of slab - glass cabinet grill design
andipowers added this to Kitchen Ideas
June 27, 2014
tile backsplash
denisecarley added this to denisecarley's Ideas
June 25, 2014
Counter edging
ebs14210 added this to 6-6-2014
June 21, 2014
cabinets- counters and back splash
stace2286 added this to House
June 19, 2014
Calcutta and cabinets
hannahhm added this to Kitchen
June 15, 2014
aprilkathleen added this to Yamka court
June 15, 2014
Love everything
wilna added this to wilna's ideas
June 14, 2014
countertop & backsplash
pengellyr added this to Kitchen ideas
June 13, 2014
light cabinets
lbmilb7 added this to Kitchen
June 13, 2014
Counter top and backsplash
gravy123 added this to gravy123's ideas
June 12, 2014
Julie Huff added this to Kitchen Ideas
June 12, 2014
cabinets, counter tops and backsplash
Kim Garby added this to Cabinets
June 11, 2014
Glass door trim and cabinet that meets counter top with drawers.
simplysusan added this to dining
June 2, 2014
simple raised panel doors no panel on top drawer
skin33 added this to Hardware
May 30, 2014
Anne Bowen added this to Exterior Ideas
May 30, 2014
franceseleni added this to franceseleni's Ideas
May 30, 2014
door pulls hinges and closer look st backsplash The doors are inset and features a raised panel on the doors and drawer fronts.
Cathy Nitura St Angelo added this to kitchen
May 27, 2014
calcutta gold countertop
Candyce Donaldson added this to candyce_donaldson's ideas for new house
May 25, 2014
love backsplash
MS Kitchens Inc. added this to mimisheps's Ideas
May 24, 2014
Stone on white
Oakwood Lane added this to Kitchen
May 24, 2014
like the glass design
Jane Stout added this to davis islands
May 23, 2014
calcutta gold marble, pulls and knobs
crazyfives added this to alyssa's ideas
May 21, 2014
subway tile
simplysusan added this to kitechen
May 20, 2014
calacatta gold counter and subway backsplah Paint color of cabinets- Farrow and Ball- pointing
komalsitaram added this to cabintery
May 18, 2014
Cabinet design
jocelynedith added this to Kitchen
May 17, 2014
classique white kitchen
jcstevenson added this to Bathroom Ideas
May 12, 2014
Calcutta Gold marble - like the whiteness of it. Less tan than crema marfil.
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™