Look We Love: Rough Luxury in the Kitchen

Look We Love: Rough Luxury in the Kitchen

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Dabney Frake
Jan 4, 2016
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Highly textured wood cabinets in kitchens are a delicious contrast to sleek countertop materials like marble and stainless steel. It's warm meets cold, and roughness combined with luxury. These tactile kitchens feel raw instead of overly processed, and keep us grounded in simple pleasures like cooking.

Above, a Greek summer home pairs a wood island and cabinet with smooth countertops and all-white walls.

(Image credit: Boffi via Yellowtrace)

Boffi's 2015 Kitchenology campaign features freestanding cabinet in additional to traditional bottoms that looks lovely with the stainless steel.

(Image credit: Canadian House & Home)

Canadian House & Home showed pics from Celerie Kemble's Black & White, including this kitchen whose luxe details create a lovely tension against the roughness of the wood-plank island and floors.

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This Amsterdam canal house's kitchen has cabinets that would look chunky in any other context than this modern kitchen.

(Image credit: Luxaflex via VTWonen)

Luxaflex used this kitchen to highlight their blinds, but it's the base cabinets that steal the show.

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