Beside their primary purpose of cooking, kitchens are more often than not people’s favourite rooms to host informal lunches and dinners, apart from the usual breakfast.
This roomy eat-in kitchen with a faux industrial look boasts a vintage cast-iron table base, Restoration Hardware chairs dressed up in Gastony Daniela fabric and cabinets painted in broze. Over the table hangs a French light fixture that rounds up the industrial feel. The grey kitchen with a Connecticut coastal vibe features pine and ironKensington bar stools and cabinets whose finish color changes with the light, while the rolled-steel hood and the antique iron light fixtures match the overall grey tones.
The traditional North Carolina mountain homewhich can be accessed through the dining room includes a custom table for sit-down meals and open shelves with enough storage space. The light-flooded breakfast room features a picture window and French doors at the sides, a long table in front of the windows and cupboards on either side. The gray island kitchen with mahogany top has east and west exposures. The cabinets and island are set apart by the different shades of gray.
The following kitchen was the 2010 Kitchen of the Year blending majestically the modern design and the rustic coziness. It features a wood dining table, a plush lounge area and an island with plenty of seating space. The kitchen island looking like a piece of furniture is made from reclaimed chestnut with barley-twist details, giving the area an old world charm. This lively traditional kitchen features an island that can be used as an eating place too.