"God," said Mies Van der Rohe, "is in the details." What this famous midcentury architect and designer recognized is that it's the smaller elements, even moreso than the broad strokes, that really make a design. So the focus of this post is not to highlight overall kitchen designs, but a few little details that will set your kitchen apart from everyone else's.
These brass and glass wall-mounted shelves really catch the eye in this kitchen from Michael Bechara.
The island in this kitchen from Design Sponge features a built-in display case for showing off beautiful serving dishes.
These oversized backsplash tile from Made a Mano really make the room.
This built-in wooden dish drainer (spotted in a kitchen by Eric Bommel) is both beautiful and functional.
Marble countertops are always lovely, but this one, with an apron detail that covers the top drawers and the front of the range, is especially nice. Spotted on Vosges Paris.
Adding subway tile to the back of a glass cabinet is the perfect classic touch in this kitchen from Blakes London.
A tiny slab of gorgeous green stone on the countertop takes this kitchen from Nordic Design to the next level.
This unusual toe kick detail adds a touch of the unexpected to a modern kitchen from Hecker Guthrie.
The brass range hood take this kitchen from Design Sponge to the next level.
A copper pot rail adds a little shine to this kitchen from Bunker Workshop.
Here's a gorgeous integral marble sink and dish drainer from Yellowtrace.
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