A concrete countertop curves around the entire length of this London kitchen.
In a Connecticut vacation home, kitchen cabinets in Japanese elm are topped with Calacatta marble and wraparound concrete for the island.
In a bungalow renovation near Sydney, teak furniture pops against the concrete floors.
In the kitchen of an El Salvador beach house, rough-hewn materials like a eucalyptus-log-and-thatch roof offset the monolithic concrete island and glossy subway tile backsplash.
A modular home in Ecuador is built from a series of concrete blocks. The structure accommodates other uses, like support for a built-in table and benches in the kitchen, as well.