Sometimes it's the little things that make the biggest difference. These 10 kitchens all have features you might not expect — small but impactful details to both surprise and delight.
Above: A gorgeous wooden sink in a kitchen from Bolig Liv.
A brass backsplash is just so perfect for this minimal kitchen from Vogue Living.
In this modern kitchen, a vintage piece repurposed as an island creates just the right amount of contrast. From Nordic Design.
A glowing brass toekick adds a tiny bit of a glam to a traditional kitchen from Desire to Inspire.
I might do dishes more often if my sink were this beautiful. Spotted on Dromme Kjokkenet.
These minimal glass cabinets are the perfect counterpart to the more traditionally styled lower cabinets in this kitchen from AD Russia.
An unexpected flooring transition adds personality to a kitchen from Royal Roulotte.
Artful open shelving graces the kitchen in Violaine & Gaetan's Montreal home.
And finally, from Coco Lapine Design, a subtle but lovely (and quite useful) detail: a shallow recessed shelf, perfect for spices or glassware or whatever else you'd like to have within easy reach.