For a renovated farmhouse in the Italian countryside, Guido Chiavelli and his wife, Sabrina, called upon architect Filippo Caprioglio to open up the kitchen. The architect answered with a series of white countertops and a glass ceiling.Photo by Helenio Barbetta.
In the kitchen of Shayan House, a multi-generational home in San Diego, California, custom walnut cabinetry and Caesarstone counters are paired with Bertoia stools and Ikea pendant lamps.Photo by Ye Rin Mok.
Lisa Sette and Peter Shikany’s House of Earth + Light in Phoenix includes an elegant palette of materials that defines the open kitchen. The rear counter is sanded stainless steel; the island counter is Purpleheart (an exotic hardwood) with a range by Dacor.Photo by Daniel Hennessy.
The “culinary cockpit” (a.k.a. the kitchen) of a dazzling penthouse in Vienna by Delugan Meissl stands at the center of the apartment on a raised platform. A long, white slanted counter contains hi-fi speakers and a BUS-system panel of 18 buttons for controlling lights, curtains, heating, and ventilation.Photo by Hertha Hurnaus.
For his family’s summerhouse in North Zealand, Denmark, architect Jesper Brask surrounded the brick chimney with a concrete counter that wraps from the kitchen to the living area.Photo by Karina Tengberg.