A Kitchen With Character

Smart and timeless window design gives this kitchen added character.

By: Point Click Home Dot Com

From: Point Click Home Dot Com

Bright White Mid-Century Modern Kitchen

Bright White Mid-Century Modern Kitchen

Linoleum countertops with nailed aluminum edging provide a quirky yet practical touch. Fabricated from extra-wide sheets, the tops have no seams. Photographer: Claudio Santini

Written by Theresa McTammany
Styled by Char Langos
Photographed by Claudio Santini

Cabinets Replace Windows in Mid-Century Modern Kitchen

Cabinets Replace Windows in Mid-Century Modern Kitchen

For added sunlight, windows replace wall cabinets. Because privacy is not an issue, the windows are left unadorned—and open, whenever possible—to circulate fresh air. Photographer: Claudio Santini

Simple, Geometric Ceiling Lights

Simple, Geometric Ceiling Lights

Mounted on a brick wall, the ceiling lights would look like warning signals. In their current context, however, the fixtures’ simple geometry creates an elegant counterpoint to the “World of the Future” vibe of the clear, conical pendants (next slide). Photographer: Claudio Santini

Clear Conical Pendants Hang in a White Kitchen

Clear Conical Pendants Hang in a White Kitchen

Conical pendants Photographer: Claudio Santini

Charming Kitchen with Mid-Century Modern Fans

Charming Kitchen with Mid-Century Modern Fans

A pair of in-wall fans hark back to the ventilation installed in urban and suburban homes in the middle of the 20th century. Photographer: Claudio Santini

Big White Sink in Mid Century Modern Kitchen

Big White Sink in Mid Century Modern Kitchen

This large china sink imparts the requisite classic look, but it’s also fantastic for pretty much any size of dish or pan in the kitchen. Photographer: Claudio Santini

Eclectic Breakfast Room with Quirky Chandelier

Eclectic Breakfast Room with Quirky Chandelier

Both the look and layout of the kitchen help it flow neatly into the breakfast room. For continuity, flagstone pavers used on the patio also line the floor of the breakfast room. Photographer: Claudio Santini

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