This Trend Is Adding Warmth Back To The Heart Of The Home

No need to go against the grain.

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We’re seeing a major trend in adding warmth back into the heart of the home.

When it comes to designing casual, modern kitchen spaces, wood is the perfect complement to marble and stone surfaces, metallic appliances, and sleek pendant lighting. We love the way wooden cabinets, countertops, and walls add natural texture that balances out more modern design features. Whether it be the raw material that keeps slick surfaces from feeling too cold or the matte finish that brings contrast to shiny accents, wood brings warmth to architectural kitchen designs. 

Check out 12 kitchens with wood that will keep us from going against the grain anytime soon.

Photo: Justin Coit; Design: Consort Design

Photo: Derek Swalwell; Design: Auhaus Architecture

Photo: Jason Roehner

Photo: Tara Pearce; Design: Altereco Design

Photo: Reid Rolls; Design: Consort Design

Photo: Commune Design

Photo: Armelle Habib; Design: Workroom Design 

Photo: Derek Swalwell; Design: Rob Kennon Architects

Photo: Christopher Patey; Design: Consort Design

Photo: Nikole Ramsay; Design: Altereco Design

Photo: Garde Havalsøe

Photo: Rikki Snyder

What’s your favorite way to add warmth and texture to a kitchen space?

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