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Issue 31 · Terrific Tiles · July 31, 2008

Steal This Look: Retro or Mod Kitchen

Issue 31 · Terrific Tiles · July 31, 2008

Open shelves, white paneled walls, sleek black slate countertops—this kitchen could be outfitted to look retro (colorful Bauer bowls, vintage fan) or modern (replace the Bauer bowls with a collection of white pottery from Heath Ceramics, for instance). Photo by Wendell T. Webber, via Desire to Inspire. For more ideas, see Kitchen: White Accessories.

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RETRO FITTED:

Below: Bauer nesting bowls in yellow and federal blue (available in various sizes, from 7 inch for $30.80 to 10 inch for $40, and in 15 colors) from Bauer LA.

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Below: Hunter Century Table Fan; $70 at Lumens. (Also see 10 Easy Pieces: Table and Desk Fans.)

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Below: Staub Round Cocotte pot in blue; $193.36 at Amazon.

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Below: KitchenAid Artisan 5-quart mixer in white (also available in 23 other colors); $263.49 at Amazon.

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Below: John Boos & Co. Reversible Maple Hardwood Cutting Board; $85.95 at Cooking.

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Below: Fiesta Stripe handloomed cotton mat; 2-by-3-foot size on sale for $15.99 at Pottery Barn.

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MODERN ACCESSORIES

Below: Heath Ceramics Serving Bowls in white; starting at $55 at Lekker Home.

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Below: The Otto Fan is available spring 2009 from Swizz Style.

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Below: Low Casserole 3 L by Jan Hoekstra; $155 at Design Within Reach.

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Below: Jasper Morrison Modern Coffee Machine for Rowenta; $175 at Amazon.

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Below: FTF Design Studio's rectangular Corian Tray with inset bamboo block cutting board; $345 at Lekker Home.

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Below: Small Stripe Plynyl Floor Mat by Chilewich; $120 for a 3-by-2.2-foot size at Lumens.

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