Color-Blocked AccentsZippy bursts of strong colors, like the row of candy-hued stools in the kitchen island, are lively without overpowering the kitchen of this Minnesota lake cottage. "Using bigger chunks of colour versus small, complicated patterns creates a bolder state-ment that's even easier on the eye," says interior designer Michelle Fries, who helped organize the distance.
Salvaged FindsWith still-functioning pulleys, these industrial and salvaged light fixtures (formerly utilized in a billiard hall) create for eye-catching (and hardworking) task lighting above the island in this coastal cabin.
Farmhouse DesignThe kitchen island within this Ohio home boasts a zinc high crafted with a local metal shop and has an integrated plate rack to get stealthy storage. The backsplash is formed by subway tile from Home Depot.