"Concrete cubbies might not be your first choice for storing porcelain, but the chunky concrete shelving unit is gorgeous. The floor in the kitchen of this house in Sri Lanka, by architect Geoffrey Bawa, is polished concrete interior design
Kitchen Concrete Interiors: The polished concrete kitchen island with open shelving in this photo from French magazine Maison Cote du Sud, provides plenty of storage and workspace, and lends some edge to the somewhat rustic room.
The TD Beam Kitchen, designed by Tom Dixon and Lindholdt Studio, features brass-clad work surfaces and cabinetry. The TD Beam Kitchen shown here is at the Dock Kitchen restaurant, in London. Photograph via Tom Dixon.