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Urban Retro Kitchen Design

Rustic baskets above the shelves and a mod '60s light fixture emphasize the height of this kitchen.

H&H style editor Michael Penney removed the upper kitchen cabinet doors and stapled grasscloth wallpaper to the back, creating chic and expansive-looking open shelves. A wallpaper feature wall also draws the eye up and out to the window view.

Get more small space solutions in our photo gallery. Also, see more photos of Michael's former apartment and a tour in our gallery and video. Plus, see tours of his new house, too!

  • Photographer: Angus Fergusson
  • Source: House & Home June 2009 issue
  • Products: LIght fixture, Arcadia Antiques; boxwoods, Sheridan Nurseries; Thibaut wallpaper, Crown Wallpaper + Fabric; kettle, Walmart; painting, Value Village; baskets, Tap Phong Trading Co.

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