Friederike Kemp Biggs painted the kitchen cabinets in her New York penthouse with a rubbed finish of black over Chinese blue, limned in gold. Kitchen by Friederike Kemp Biggs and George W. Sweeney in New York, New York
love these distressed cabinets. Tans, whites and creams are always a safe bet, but a light French gray is a new neutral. Grays can be cold on occasion, but distressing them so the wood peeks through warms them right up.
The grand scale of the chandelier and of the antique étagères creates drama in Mary Jo Bochner's Savannah, Georgia, kitchen. Click through for more of the best kitchen lighting and modern light fixture ideas.