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Contemporary Eco Kitchen Design

A glass tile backsplash and stainless steel island add polish.

Most cabinets made from MDF, plywood or particleboard contain formaldehyde — a known carcinogen. Instead, the homeowner opted for these handsome cabinets created by a local manufacturer using formaldehyde-free plywood and recycled veneer with low-emission finishes.

Watch a video tour of this kitchen. Plus, get more eco-friendly ideas in our Green Design Photo Gallery.

  • Photographer: Donna Griffith
  • Source: House & Home May 2008 issue
  • Products: Kitchen design, installation, cabinets, handles, AyA Kitchen Gallery; stainless steel island, Booga Equipment; mixer, The Bay; condiments, Whole Foods.

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