Offsetting the gleaming white appliances in this California home: an island with dark soapstone counters and backsplashes, as well as ash cabinetry painted a muted gray-green (Paris Gray by Annie Sloan Chalk Paint). The wicker stools are by Palecek.
The grand scale of the chandelier and of the antique étagères creates drama in Mary Jo Bochner's Savannah, Georgia, kitchen. Click through for more of the best kitchen lighting and modern light fixture ideas.
"Earthy Brown: Helps You Relax Brown is one of the most comforting colors, so it's a top choice for living rooms and kitchens. The soft brown wood tones in this kitchen make it feel inviting and pleasant." Photo courtesy of Hinkley Lighting (Neal) Craig