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Dramatically Simple Kitchen Design

In this open-concept kitchen, a rustic maple table is paired with Gio Ponti's Superleggera chairs and a mod pendant light.

Cabinets in Benjamin Moore's Brittania Blue (1623) strike a modern, Scandinavian note. To get this crisp look for less, paint big-box store beadboard cabinets a strong hue for impact and forego upper cabinets in favour of open shelves housing pretty dishes.

See more photos of Alexandra and Eliot Angle's gorgeous Cape Breton Island saltbox cottage in the June 2009 issue.

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