High-end Italian kitchens can be so sleek and soulless (do you agree?). That's why we took note when we came across the Sine Tempore kitchen from Valcucine, which evokes a modern farmhouse spirit. See more at Valcucine.
Above: The Sine Tempore cabinetry is made of solid elm.
Above: The chef of the house at work.
Above: A wall display of vintage farm tools telegraphs the agrarian inspiration for the kitchen.
Above: The kitchen components are modular; the backsplash is bushhammered to create a rustic look.
Above: Drawers for utensil storage.
Above: Of course: Wine storage.
Above: A clever dish draining system.