Designer John Oetgen spent a lot of time in French brasseries, which inspired this amusing kitchen complete with blue-and-green bistro stools. The range hood, done in hand-hammered zinc, was made to look like a fabric canopy.
Cottage - Style Kitchens - details that give a kitchen a cozy cottage feel are detailed moldings, open shelving and plate racks, beadboard, wide-plank wood flooring, etc. This is a great post with lots of ideas - via BHG
Farrow & Ball's Down Pipe on the island cabinetry grounds the otherwise all-white kitchen in a Greenwich, Connecticut, house decorated by Lee Ann Thornton. Pendant lights, the Urban Electric Co. See more designer kitchens.