Kitchen Concrete Interiors: The polished concrete kitchen island with open shelving in this photo from French magazine Maison Cote du Sud, provides plenty of storage and workspace, and lends some edge to the somewhat rustic room.
Gaeten Havart overhauled his Ikea Akurum cabinets, electro-painting them with a resistant black matte coating. To streamline, he capped the doors with the same finish as the metal appliances and added handles.
Nice with dark wood. Hand-hewn wood beams add rustic character and blend well with contemporary elements for a traditional look that fits the modern family’s lifestyle. From the Northeastern Lumber Manufacturer’s Association