I used to associate shelves with curtains with dowdy kitchen design; however, these modern spaces have me reconsidering the look.
Above: A kitchen in France, via Interior Divine.
Above: A tiled kitchen by Studio Ina & Matt in the Netherlands.
Above: An industrial-style penthouse in Marseilles, featuring wire-mesh-curtain covered cabinets. Photo by Pierre-Jean Verger.
Above: A kitchen discovered via Flickr.
Above: New York designer Tom Scheerer's own kitchen on the Bahamas.