By Elisamarie Lefebvre. Kitchen Cabinet. At Friday, September 06th 2019, 14:20:54 PM.
If you’ve run out of wall and counter space, look up. Your ceiling is often untapped (and full of potential). Try a heavy-duty ceiling pot rack or try a DIY project like the owners of this small kitchen who created a hanging bar. Apartment Therapy writer Nancy Mitchell lives in a small studio in Manhattan with very limited counter space. She remedied that by bringing in a compact rolling cart which acts as an island.
In a narrow space, it’s sometimes best to opt for a simple color scheme like this to keep the look as airy as possible. The chevron detail keeps the palette consistent, but adds extra visual interest. The gold foil decals adorning these cabinets are an unexpected choice, yes, but a worthwhile one. They add a fun glamorous touch, but require no commitment—if you get bored simply peel them off and start fresh.
Do not let the connotation of industrial turn you off. It can look totally elegant and clean (start with some fresh flowers on your island), and a stainless steel backsplash will take all those oil splatters like a pro.