Carmel Mid-Century LEEDMidcentury Kitchen, San Francisco
Robert Canfield Photography
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9. Add a textured backsplash. Modern kitchens are often filled with smooth surfaces — a texture that can feel a bit cold and sterile. Break up an expanse of smooth textures while still keeping a contemporary look with three-dimensional tile used as a backsplash. For a more homey, farmhouse feel in your kitchen, look for ways to add texture to the space, such as laying down a braided rug, displaying glass jars filled with dry goods on the countertop or using a woven basket as a fruit bowl.
The couple likes to cook and entertain, so the kitchen is used every day. Schicketanz and her team extended the kitchen into an adjacent hallway and found ways to add generous storage while maintaining an open feel. Kitchen: Ikea; backsplash: Heath Ceramics; countertops: Ceasarstone