In the kitchen, designer Maca Huneeus prepares lunch with her daughters Ema, 12, and Ofelia, 7. The pendants are Jonathan Adler; the island is a custom design, inspired by a 1960s Dansk tray that belonged to Huneeus’s mother.

The Ski Retreat for All Seasons

Oslo kitchen with Ikea cabinets under marble countertops

Neoclassical Meets Modern in This Nordic Gem

Three designers jump-start their practice with an affordably built abode in New Zealand.

This Home Achieves Blissful Living in the Hills

A graphic designer clears out a busy apartment, then adds back some fun.

This Retro Apartment Is Finally Funky in a Good Way

modern design prefab kitchen bamboo flooring recycled glass

This Modern Prefab is Perfect for Mom

Kitchen with custom granite-and-terrazzo counters

These Separate Studios Keep a Retired Couple Happy

In the kitchen, a Dornbracht faucet joins a Silestone countertop. Paint in All White by Farrow & Ball—a shade used throughout the house—provides a crisp backdrop for a print from Thomas Demand’s series The Dailies, while a vintage Boris Lacroix lamp hangs ready to illuminate the scene.

For the Highest Green Honor, One Couple Pulls Out All the Stops

Jamaica barstools by Pepe Cortès for Knoll and two Ikea pendants pair nicely with the plaster walls, restored wooden beam ceilings, and polished cement floors in the kitchen.

This Designer Escapes to Ibiza for Some Peace and Quiet

Charred cedar clad kitchen

An Atypical Modern Home in Southern California

Mirror Ball pendant by Tom Dixon on kitchen ceiling

Long Island Found

The reflectivity of the brass kitchen island makes it seem to dematerialize.

The Great Compression

One large room houses the kitchen, dining, and living area; the backsplash and countertops are made by Vetrazzo.

Plan of Steel

The kitchen, which gets light from three sides, welcomes guests into the house.

From Brown to Green

The countertops act as counterpoints, available in laminate, marble, granite, stone, Corian, or steel.

Code Natural Kitchen by Snaidero

The kitchen features cabinets by carpenter James LaChance, Hanstone quartz countertops, Electrolux Icon Series appliances, and a Jenn-Air exhaust hood.

Modern Urban Retreat in South Minneapolis

Carocim tiles and custom wood cupboards add lively details to the kitchen’s contained space.

Imagine All The Delicious French Meals You Could Eat Here

Opening onto the open-plan living and dining rooms, the aluminum Bulthaup System 20 kitchen with its nine-foot-long stainless steel island and Miele appliances has become a focal point of the house. Pressed in one seamless sheet of steel, the island, Pica

Stainless Chef

Simple kitchen with sliding doors and concrete cabinets

Make Your Parents Happy by Building Them a House

The home features earthy, tactile materials, such as natural tile, wood, and hand-finished plaster.

How a Bungalow Went from Bland to Brilliant

The kitchen is the only zone of the house without protective shutters, so the glazing was toughened to the highest standard.

Snow Proofed Hillside Family Home in Austria

On the main floor, the kitchen islandis like Zulaikha’s own version of a Donald Judd sculpture: minimal, freestanding, and geometric.

A Measured Approach

Julie enjoys her new kitchen with son Emerson.

The Bellwether of Belvedere

White walls, oak floors, and wooden window panes exude a calm, Danish-modern vibe. A stainless steel kitchen island, designed by BIG, is lit by Cecilie Manz’s Caravaggio lights.

Mountain Dwellings Urban Development in Copenhagen

Kitchen with a backsplash inspired by a river.

Hard to Believe This Home Dates Back to the 1820s

Modern kitchen with 57 chandeliers by Bocci

Love Animals? This House is for You