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In this cozy kitchen with a walnut-veneer island and cabinetry, concealed storage helps to maximize space while Tom Dixon pendant lights add a modern flair.
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Reddish-brown wood tones make for a compelling kitchen design. The sleek Southampton, New York, space showcases the work of Cass Calder Smith | CCS Architecture .
Chris Everard, The White Company
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Chrissie Rucker, founder of The White Company, is known for her love of neutrals, as seen in her modern pool house kitchen . Rucker maintained visual interest by incorporated wood touches, such as timber flooring and a a thick-cut picnic bench for a relaxed vibe.
Douglas Friedman; Design by Ken Fulk
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Regan San Francisco Kitchen
Light woods steal the show in this luxe kitchen designed by Ken Fulk . The space, which is in a 19th-century landmark home , has barstools by Lucca Studio , a chandelier by Vilhelm Lauritzen, and a kitchen island by Bulthaup .
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In this welcoming wood kitchen by Lori Carroll & Associates , a curved island that's complete with a built-in bar adds an unexpected touch.
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The San Francisco kitchen of Vintner's Daughter Founder April Gargiulo is a lesson in crafting a clean yet layered interior. Light woods play up the design's airy feel, while chocolate brown accents add balance.
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Bright and Open
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Wood with Rails
Floating wood shelves suit the clean lines and minimalist aesthetic of this Colorado space by BK Interior Design .
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The Kasliwal family, owners of the legendary Indian jewelry house Munnu the Gem Palace , incorporated wood accents into their intimate kitchen. The custom cabinetry was crafted by a local artisan, and the collection of brass urns add to the design's visual appeal.
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Light Wood Details
In this unique kitchen design featuring the work of Brewster McLeod Architects , light wood accents complement bold red chairs.
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Rustic Wood Elements
A mix of wood elements, including bamboo flooring, walnut countertops, and an exposed ceiling add character to this kitchen by Baxter Design Group, Inc .
Laura Hull Photography
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Wood cabinetry and an antique farmhouse-style table lend a rustic flair to this kitchen in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. The walls are sheathed in Talavera tiles, the floor features stained brick tiles, and the chairs, which are upholstered in a linen by Mitu Atelier, are by Casamidy .
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For this contemporary kitchen , Malibu-based designer Taylor Ogle opted for open shelving in light wood tones as well as floor-to-ceiling glossy white tiles.
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Dark Wood Kitchen
Actress Emmy Rossum's Manhattan kitchen benefits from dark wood cabinetry by Scavolini , along with a range and hood by Bertazzoni , an antique runner from Stark , and a black and white photograph by Roger Mayne.
Greg Premru Photography Inc.
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In this contemporary Boston kitchen by JN Interior Spaces , a blue glass backsplash pairs well with wood cabinetry.
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Old World Ambience
An old-world ambience is showcased in designer Martyn Lawrence-Bullard 's 1920s Malibu Hills, California, kitchen . Wood cabinets, a plank-top table from Dan Marty Design, French lanterns from Ann-Morris Antiques, and a farm sink and fittings by Waterworks complete the space.
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A mix of woods—against a backdrop of warm whites—creates a focal point in this modern country kitchen.
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One highlight of designer Becky Shea's open kitchen is tigerwood cabinetry, which is flanked with soapstone counters and an oversized glass backsplash. The ceiling, which is painted black, adds a dose of drama to the neutral look.