In a San Francisco kitchen, a sleek series of custom cabinets camouflages an armada of professional features. Painters accomplished the high-gloss finish on the cabinets by applying a coat of paint, polishing it with very high-grit sandpaper, repeating the process for each layer, then topping it with three coats of clear varnish.
In a Barcelona flat, the cabinets are left simple to further emphasize the ornate floor tile. “We designed very plain oak cupboards so the floor would be the protagonist,” the architect says.
This stark minimalist kitchen in England features quartz countertops, Bosch appliances, and simple white cabinetry.
Fashioned from beechwood countertops that were supplied free with six kitchens worth of Ikea cabinets, the huge island is the hub of this renovated San Francisco home. No framing was needed to build it because the white cabinets below support the weight.
At this single-family home near Montreal, Life ceramic tiles by Ciot were used in the kitchen. The veneer cabinets were made by Bruno Pichet.