A Kitchen With Character

Smart and timeless window design gives this kitchen added character.
By: Point Click Home Dot Com
White Eat-In Kitchen with Bright Orange Stools

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

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

Mid-Century Modern Kitchen with Tons of Windows

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

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 and Elegant Kitchen 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

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
Conical Pendant Kitchen Lights

Clear Conical Pendants Hang in a White Kitchen

Conical pendants Photographer: Claudio Santini

Conical pendants Photographer: Claudio Santini
Mid-Century Modern Fans in a Charming Kitchen

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

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
Mid Century Modern Kitchen with Big White Sink

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

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
White Breakfast Nook with Metal 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

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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