The all-white, almost antiseptic color scheme that has been in vogue makes way for the resurgence of a kitchen with a smoky look.
The all-white kitchen? Been there, done that. Today’s most innovative designers are reimagining kitchens in the darkest of shades. And we’re talking about more than just countertops. These edgy, sophisticated spaces are infused with ebony and grey-hued cabinetry, appliances and accessories. Here are a few innovative ways to create this new, dramatic look.
The new GE Artistry™ appliance line
KitchenAid’s Limited Edition onyx mixer
(out this fall)
Melamine bowls, $30 for three
Great paint choices:
Classic French Gray and Porpoise
La Cornue cast iron stove, $8,600
The stainless steel Jenn-Air Obsidian, with an anthracite interior (released this year), $8,499
Kool Glass by Leeza Surfaces comes in both black and gunmetal hues.
Caesarstone’s Crocodile pattern makes a statement on kitchen countertops or walls.
Rita’s Ice in North Hollywood (4821 Lankershim Blvd.) is having their grand opening this Friday, October 3, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. They will celebrate by giving away free Italian ice all day. Plus, the first 50 people in line will receive free ice for an entire year. To qualify, they request guests donate a tube of toothpaste for L.A. Family Housing. Rita’s […]
At Blue Table, the Calabasas café with a cheese closet and communal blue table that Ellen Marcione launched in 2004, only one sandwich bears her name: Ellen’s Special. The sandwich ($9.99) layers sliced turkey and ham with tangy goat cheese, sweet fig jam and punchy garlic aioli on a choice of pressed ciabatta, wheat ciabatta or […]