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Luxe And Dramatic Kitchen

Barbara Barry pendant lights add elegance to a custom kitchen.

Designer Brian Gluckstein chose dark Macassar ebony for the cabinetry, with a clean black "frame" that sets off the rich wood. White counters and backsplash help keep the room light and airy. The 9' x 4' island houses the sink, dishwasher and a wine fridge. Stainless steel appliances and cabinetry break up the expanse of dark wood, keeping the look fresh.

  • Photographer: Ted Yarwood
  • Source: House & Home October 2008 issue
  • Products: Kitchen, Downsview Kitchens; pendant lights, Barbara Barry; wine glasses, Ikea; decanter, tea cups, William Ashley China; Vera Wang plates, Waterford Wedgewood; wine, LCBO.

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