DIY Thin Brick Wall Tutorial - this would be more for a future home. I like the idea of a thin brick wall as to not remove too much space from a room.
Possible pantry alternative & prep area idea opposite the sink wall with floating shelves
Immy and Indis Top 10 Nordic Kitchens
rustic wood waterfall island + white contemporary kitchen surround (waterfall on one side and bookshelf on the other?
First Kitchen: Modular Freedom Wrapped in Casual Minimalism - Home Decor
I love the concrete countertops, for indoor or outdoor kitchen.