A simple recipe for a serene kitchen: Carrara marble counters, white subway tiles, rustic timber cabinets, and plenty of white crockery. And to add a note of modernity: metallic Artemide lights.
Below: Designed by Jill Salisbury, the El Environmental line of kitchen cabinetry makes use of sustainable or locally recycled woods and are finished with natural lacquer derived from tree sap. For dealers, click here.
Below: Sugatsune 2LC stainless steel cabinet pull; $13 at Cooking.
Below: Sugatsune LF-12 Series Handle; $12 at Home Decor Hardware.
Below: Tolomeo Classic Wall Lamp by Artemide; $278.50. Available in aluminum or a black or white finish.
Below: Mountain Woods 12 inch Round End Grain Cutting Board; $32.95 at Amazon.
Below: English Beech Chopping Boards, by Matthew Collins for David Mellor; £47.75.
Below: Pottery from Sonoma County–based Aletha Soule; from $86 for a white pitcher to $32 for a teacup.
Below: Carved Mango Wood Balls from Crate and Barrel; from $9.95 to $11.95.