Rustic-Industrial Kitchen

Designer Lauren Levant Bland creates an artful kitchen that's a study in contrasts where the organic texture of live-edge walnut plays off the sleek industrial style of hot-rolled steel cabinets.

Photo By: Photography by Bob Narod for Jennifer Gilmer Kitchen and Bath

Photo By: Photography by Bob Narod for Jennifer Gilmer Kitchen and Bath

Photo By: Photography by Bob Narod for Jennifer Gilmer Kitchen and Bath

Photo By: Photography by Bob Narod for Jennifer Gilmer Kitchen and Bath

Photo By: Photography by Bob Narod for Jennifer Gilmer Kitchen and Bath

Organic Island in Modern-Industrial Kitchen

An angular island draws the eye in this custom kitchen. Black steel cabinets draw the eye to the unique walnut island and vent hood. Integrated appliances and quartz countertops complete the room’s sleek look.

From: Lauren Levant and Jennifer Gilmer

Contemporary Neutral Kitchen With Island With Live Edge

Streamlined stainless steel appliances are built into a wall of white cabinetry, maximizing function and efficiency in this neutral contemporary kitchen. A unique custom island features a countertop of live-edge walnut, warming up the room and creating a cool conversation piece.

From: Lauren Levant and Jennifer Gilmer

Contemporary Kitchen Cooking Area With Rustic Touches

Custom cabinetry is constructed from hot-rolled steel panels, creating a cooking area that marries function and style in this neutral contemporary kitchen. On the backsplash, ceramic tile mimics the look of weathered wood. A unique custom island features a countertop of live-edge walnut, warming up the room and adding an organic element to the heart of the home.

From: Lauren Levant and Jennifer Gilmer

Custom Features in Warm, Contemporary Kitchen

The unique kitchen island features a top made from live-edge walnut, bringing an organic element into this rustic, contemporary space. On the cooktop wall, cabinetry is constructed from hot-rolled steel panels, and rough-hewn walnut continues with the custom hood.

From: Lauren Levant and Jennifer Gilmer

Crisp Contrast in Modern Kitchen

Sleek, white cabinetry extends to the ceiling, maximizing storage in this transitional kitchen. A backsplash of blue-gray marble covers the wall and provides a cool counterpoint to the warm wood island, which is topped by live-edge walnut.

From: Lauren Levant and Jennifer Gilmer