The new kitchen at this renovated midcentury gem in Los Angeles borrowed space and light from the original courtyard. The spirit of the courtyard remains with the buffer between the kitchen and the exterior wall. The cabinets are from Ikea, the countertops are quartzite, and the grill top is from Bertazzoni.
At this high-tech vacation home, the kitchen—outfitted with Porcelanosa cabinets and Krion surfaces—flows into the great room so the Goldstein family can easily spend time together. The lighting is by Flos and the dining table and chairs are from Cella Luxuria.
"Many of the decisions were about maximizing luminosity within the apartment," says architect James Slade of this luxurious penthouse in New York City. The open-plan kitchen and dining room features a custom walnut picnic-style table.
At this minimalist abode in Atlanta, designer Barbara Hill had the overhead lighting in the kitchen customized by Rich Brilliant Willing in a pert orange that accents the primarily black-and-white interior scheme.
Subashini Nadarajah, a creative director, built her own home in Westwood, Kansas. The 2,400-square-foot home, which she shares with her dog Bina, features a sunny eating and dining space, which Nadarajah describes as the "heart of the house."
In the kitchen of this bright New Zealand home, the showstopping ceiling’s herringbone pattern is echoed by the terra-cotta tiles on the floor. Architect Michael O’Sullivan, who designed the steel-and-glass kitchen cabinets, the table, and the pendant lights, further amped up the richness of the room by specifying an onyx kitchen island.
In a 1920s building on St-Dominique Street in Montreal, formerly a factory for canned soup, a sleek apartment for a family now stands. The space was reoriented in order to accommodate a third bedroom for the residents' second child. The adjustment required reducing the size of one of the existing bedrooms and relocating the kitchen, which now is an open-plan space next to the living room. A Major Crown chandelier by Nemo hangs above a Zeus-Noto table and Kartell chairs.