The kitchen of a modest, two-bedroom home in Auckland, New Zealand, feels spacious thanks to a brass island that seems to dematerialize, and a row of glass cupboards that allows more light into the space.
Warm-toned accents, such as a golden range hood and faucet and a slab of black walnut from North Carolina, invigorate the otherwise minimalist kitchen in a couple’s Brooklyn apartment.
Lukáš Kordík altered off-the-rack Ikea cabinets to give the kitchen of his tiny Bratislava flat a simple but effective punch of character. “I wanted the kitchen to be one simple block of color without any additional design,” Kordík says.
Orange powder-coated chairs, bright teapots, and a vibrant rug add pops of color to the minimal kitchen of a custom-built guesthouse in London’s Bethnal Green.
Muted tones, hard angles, and an efficient use of space make the tiny galley kitchen of a one-bedroom Brooklyn apartment feel clean and comfortable.
Stainless-steel appliances and teak cabinetry complement each other well in the seemingly spacious kitchen of Vincent Kartheiser’s 580-square-foot Hollywood cabin.
The kitchen of a 1967 home in Amagansett, New York, was given a modern makeover with simple Ikea components, new appliances and fixtures, and warm finishes, such as red lacquer and cypress woodwork.