Inside of this cozy Long Island abode, the zinc-topped kitchen table is from ABC Carpet & Home, the stools are by Arthur Umanoff, the range hood is by Thermador, and the walls are painted in Benjamin Moore’s Simply White.
It was love at first sight when artist Eva Claessens and art dealer Kris Ghesquière came upon a remote roadside ruin in Uruguay which they then transformed into their dream house. Inside, the kitchen’s pendant light is leather, the ceiling beam is an old railroad track found in a nearby field, and the flooring is tinted cement tile.
At an Alpine getaway in St. Moritz, the kitchen ceiling and walls are covered in 18th-century Portuguese tiles, the 19th century French table is surrounded by English chairs of the same era, and the light fixture is 19th-century French.
In her midcentury Los Angeles house, fashion designer Rozae Nichols carefully preserves a California cool aesthetic with its laid-back vibe and rustic sophistication. Her kitchen features custom redwood cabinetry, a backsplash of penny tiles by Mission Tiles, an oven and dishwasher by Miele, and sink fittings by Vola.
Former Vogue editor, Virginia Tupker, helped her friend redesign an 1870's farm in Bedford, New York for modern day living. The kitchen island is made of a vintage marble slab on a steel base, the stove is by BlueStar, and the shelves are of reclaimed wood found on the farm; the pendant lights are from Rewire, and the floor is concrete.
In the kitchen area of Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi's Santa Monica home, an Italian industrial light fixture hangs above an antique bluestone table and 19th-century American Windsor chairs; an Ib Kofod-Larsen armchair and a midcentury Danish lounge chair in its original leather are placed near the fireplace.
The elevated Tuscan-style fireplace in this Italian kitchen is original to the home. The chairs are Spanish, and the light fixture was made by Florentine craftsmen.
In this Cape Cod cottage, a vintage seascape hangs above an antique butcher block.
Leslie Tung and her husband, architect Gerard McCormack, renovated a kitchen in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, that is imbued with a sense of rustic, international flair. The walls are sheathed in Talavera tiles, the floor is paved with stained brick tiles, and the antique farmhouse-style table is surrounded by chairs, which are upholstered in a linen by Mitu Atelier.
The kitchen island in this London home is made from a 19th-century cast-iron stove and topped with Carrara marble; the pendant light is early-20th-century French, and the walls are lined with 19th- century Portuguese tiles.
A hammered-steel island and pot racks by the kitchen of Katie Brown's Bridgehampton, New York, weekend house; cabinetry made from salvaged wood, a wood countertop, and a floor of paved bricks help give the place its age-old look., a stove, and an arsenal of cookware are some of the industrial-chic touches in
Artist Nicola Tyson's farmhouse in New Paltz, New York, is an example of Shaker-like simplicity at its best. The cabinets — designed by architect — were inspired by mid-19th-century farmhouses; a circa-1800 sawbuck table and ladder-back chairs made in 1810 look right at home alongside ample open shelving, a soapstone sink, wide-plank wood floors, and arange.
A neglected 110-year-old barn on Long Island was given a handsome renovation by homeowners Michel Botbol of and Arthur Krystofiak. Pendant lights by are installed above a marble-top island in the kitchen, a brick-clad fireplace looks crisp and contemporary thanks to a coat of white paint, and the grandfather clock is a Swedish antique.
In their 17th-century farmhouse in the South of France, Patrizia Maffeo and Dario Polenghi created lively backsplashes using antique tiles from Southern Italy. With a Louis XIV farm table, a skirted farm sink, and plenty of open shelving, it's the kind of kitchen you want to spend all day in.
A rough-sawn oak-top island and an stove are some of the sturdy elements in the kitchen of this restored 16th-century farmhouse in West Sussex, England. The homeowners use the oven for both cooking and heating; the York stone flooring is original to the house, and pans hang within easy reach above an arched masonry wall.
The Victorian home of designer and his wife, Françoise, in Perpignan, France, has a kitchen packed with plenty of work surfaces on which to both cook and create flower arrangements; a zinc-top table takes center stage, and the concrete-and-wood sink units are a Quinta design.
A 1912 Dutch Colonial in Philadelphia belonging to Keith Johnson and Glen Senk is an ode to French country chic. The marble-and-oak island is a replica of one at hotel in Avignon, and the vintage grape-collecting basket is from the Champagne valley; other rustic elements include brick floor pavers and a whimsical chandelier.
In the kitchen of this 1760 farmhouse in Columbia County, New York, where photographer lives with his family, antique stools surround a table by Anders Villum Jensen; the vintage factory lights are from , and the sink and fittings are salvage finds.
Interior designer infused the kitchen of this 1920s Malibu Hills, California, home with old-world ambience, choosing French lanterns from Ann-Morris Antiques, a plank-top table from Dan Marty Design, and a farm sink and fittings by .
At Château du Jonquay, the 17th-century Normandy summer home of designers Amy and , vintage Empire-style dining chairs surround a vintner's tasting table in the kitchen; a vintage worktable serves as an island; open shelves display a collection of French porcelain.
At Mona Nerenberg's Sag Harbor home, a vintage French artist's table serves as the kitchen island; the stove is by Wolf, the sink and fittings are by Waterworks, and the dishwasher is by GE; the sign on the ceiling beams is original to the house.
In the country kitchen of a Long Island home inspired by Grey Gardens, the chairs are by Palecek, the pot rack is by Urban Archaeology, the vintage tole chandelier is from Etsy, and the floors are oak.
Mid-century French armchairs are paired with a Hans Wegner table in the kitchen of this Ken Fulk-designed San Francisco home. The barstools are by Lucca Studio, the chandelier is by Vilhelm Lauritzen, and the kitchen island is by Bulthaup; the ovens are by Miele, the sink fittings are by Dornbracht, and the flooring is by Fox Marble.
In this Greek Islands vacation retreat, the kitchen countertops are poured concrete, and the doors, window frames, and custom cabinetry are all painted in a custom color.
The homeowners kept the original tile backsplash and flooring in the kitchen of this Loire Valley home. English mahogany chairs and a stylish chandelier, which was found at a flea market, give the space a lived-in feel.