island/shelf Sharp contrast defines the kitchen. Color, form, and materials change abruptly for an incredibly striking effect. Wood transitions to glossy white, concrete turns to marble, all wrapped up in a clean modernist package.
Dark raw wood cabinets with a stainless steel countertop - No upper cabinets, instead, open shelving for storage - Neutral, fresh, modern kitchen-- Too modern? Hickory cabinets with stainless steel countertops?