|Contemporary Kitchen by New York Kitchen & Bath Remodelers KBR Design & Build|
I’m dreaming of a white kitchen. I think it’s a clean, timeless look that I find alluring and desirable. A date or year isn’t stamped on a white kitchen, either –– a well-designed space can appear as if it was installed in 1994, 2004, or last week. Whether we realize it or not, white kitchens will always be en vogue.
These New York apartment kitchens work with varying amounts of space, yet each well-thought-out room incorporates all things needed to host a gourmet meal. Even if you’re not much of a serious chef, picture sipping your a.m. coffee while perusing the NY Times, or quaffing an evening cocktail over chit chat, in one of these five white kitchens.
Designed by Kristen Rivoli Interior Design, this simple, compact kitchen in the Museum Tower building is uncluttered and ideal for a single cook. The slab marble enlarges the cooking wall and is an alternative to a typical tiled backsplash, which, most often, is laden with grout lines. The small movable cart adds an additional prep surface. And well, you can’t beat that view!
What’s not to love about white kitchens like this one? Steven Gambrel designed this spacious eating and dining space in the Flatiron District. Gambrel happens to be my favorite interior designer in New York City, and you can clearly see why. From the ceiling height cabinets (that’s some serious storage!) to the rich wood floors and eclectic furnishings, to the custom doors, which add a glimpse to the next room, and the colorful light fixtures, of course, this room entices and stimulates. I’d like to cook a meal in here –– right now. And then eat it, of course.
Spacious by New York standards, this TriBeCa loft kitchen has an industrialized feel without the chill we often associate with the term “industrial.” Designed by architect Eric K. Daniels, the space is the ultimate entertaining kitchen and allows room for multiple cooks simultaneously. An oversized range and the wine fridge are my personal wants.
Crisp like linen with all white and stainless steel, the West 82nd Street kitchen maintains some traditional elements but has become completely modernized. A Wolf range is undeniably for the family cook; the large, deep sink and integrated dishwasher are luxuries in a New York City setting. KBR Design & Build utilized every nook and cranny in this upscale renovation. I am especially attracted to the gooseneck bridge faucet.
How do you feel about white kitchens?