What about having the oven,stove top and hood in that unused corner of the kitchen?? And make it a designers dream kitchen by using beautiful fabric inside of side cabinets. Fabulous old European ideas made new again. Kitchen space organization
Earth tones prevail in this open kitchen that looks as if it's been in place for centuries. Open shelving, naturally finished cabinets, and a pot rack over the center island provide abundant storage. Accessories personalize the space, and the tile backsplash over the stove makes the kitchen feel even more unique. (Photo: Photo: Gordon Beall; Designer: Barry Dixon)
Wooden beams, terra-cotta tiles from Italy and hand-painted frescoes of Italian vineyards — this kitchen cooks up Italian flavor from floor to ceiling. But it's the bread warmer and wine cellar that stores up to 1,800 bottles that make this an Italian paradise. Appliances include two Miele dishwashers, a vegetable steamer, a built-in espresso machine and a five-burner Thermador stove.