Kitchen Redesign: Out With the Old and in With Tuscan Charm
Designer Greg Parker updated a classic kitchen reminiscent of Old World Tuscany.
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He used two different stains on the cabinetry. The built-in wall cabinets have a light finish with an umber glaze highlighting the details and the island features a dark stain, which makes the piece look like it was added after the initial construction. The granite countertops are two different shades as well. The backsplash has a quilted effect set off with separate harlequin tiles. The hammered copper range hood complements the patina in the wood pieces. Glass-fronted cabinets and stainless steel appliances balance the rustic touches.
Dark-stained cabinets combined with modern amenities creates a contemporary rustic look.
These appliances and products have modern utility and retro appeal.
See how one family's inadequate kitchen is transformed into a scrumptious European cookery with contemporary flair.