A smart solution that lends a Euro feel.
"I designed clean, frameless cabinets in white oak with a walnut finish. I used exterior Cremone bolt hardware, which is very rugged and slightly overscale," says designer Jill Kantelberg. "It gives tremendous oomph to simple cabinetry." Rift-cut white oak and bluestone flooring appear throughout the home of Hudson's Bay vice-chairman Bonnie Brooks. "Bonnie was drawn to the honest earthiness of Belgian country design. I love this flagstone flooring because it works with both modern and traditional styles, it can be heated and it's comfortable."