modern kitchen remodel modern kitchen: white cabinets and black counter tops are perfectly tied together with that amazing 50 shades of grey backsplash and stainless steel hardware/appliances. the natural light is a winner as well :)
Reclaimed wood can be left nearly as-is. In this rustic kitchen, the richer, deeper finish remains unadorned except for a good cleaning. Mismatched pieces were used to create the island, too, offering a complement to the brick (also reused).