Glossy cabinets reflect more light.
This dramatic kitchen by New York designer Miles Redd dares to be different. "I'm sick to death of all-white kitchens," says Toronto blogger Jen Selk. "You know the ones I mean — vast expanse of white marble, tiled backsplash, bowl of citrus on the counter. It's boring. I hope kitchens like this signal a shift back to cooking spaces with a little more interest and personality."