Uplifting Space

The built-in cabinets in this kitchen—with an extreme plinth taking the place of a toekick—have a terrific solid presence to them. While I'm of the opinion that bamboo has passed its prime as a finish material, its erratic grain is appropriately primitive in this space. The patchwork quality of the backsplash isn't accidental, by the way; this photo comes from a manufacturer of some seriously sweet tile [more on that later]. madeamano.com