That's some strange place to hang peninsula cabinets, isn't it? It seems that a person working at the sink [once it's installed, that is] would be treated to an in-your-face view of knotty pine. But such details aside, I'm impressed by the bold combination—for 1953!—of natural wood and stainless steel. Those little kitchen gremlins [or whatever they are] were certainly ahead of their time.
Leslie Clagett is a seasoned yet passionate observer of the international kitchen
and bath industries, and the founder of KBCULTURE.com. An editor at publications ranging from Arts +
Architecture to Kitchens & Baths, she is also the author of The New
City Home [The Taunton Press], among other books. Leslie has a
tremendous respect for quality design and the people who labor in its
pursuit; her discerning eye has been known to get a little misty in the
presence of true beauty.