Stainless kitchens don't have to be sleek and sterile; we like these comfortable, lived-in looking spaces, some of which use simple restaurant-supply-store components.
Above: Somehow the copper pots complement rather than clash with the stainless steel; photo by Raimund Koch.
Above: A kitchen in Portugal, photographed by Mai Linh, via Marie Claire Maison.
Above: Even the ceiling is stainless in this kitchen photographed by Patric Johansson.
Above: A kitchen in an ancient farmhouse in Europe, via OWI.