Patricia Gaylor used classic white cabinets and soapstone tops for this New Jersey kitchen. It’s likely to stay fresh for a long time.
Gaylor’s clients asked for a mix of surfaces in this kitchen: marble for the baking area and soapstone everywhere else.
Mick de Giulio often layers multiple countertop materials in one space for a dramatic (and useful) effect.
The kitchen is no longer its own domain. Designers like de Guilio are incorporating adjacent living spaces within the area.
Glass tiles are an all-time favorite—whether high-end (such as this UltraGlass) or moderately priced.
Whether in cast-iron, stainless steel, or fireclay, farmhouse sinks are a great element in both classic and modern kitchens.
It's important to balance classic design and a green sensibility, says Robin Wilson. Here in the Kennedy Residence, she uses white maple cabinets and ECO by Cosentino countertop.
Wilson's clients seek her out for her green expertise. Here she uses bamboo horizontal grain cabinets with a simple design.