Decorating & Design

November 26, 2020

This Loft Kitchen Packs A Graphic Punch With Hits Of Black & Oak

A graphic palette can seem intimidating, especially if it’s in a small space — but it’s a risk worth taking, says designer Nam Dang-Mitchell. She gave this 103-square-foot loft kitchen its modern flavor with just two ingredients: hits of black and a toasty envelope of oak. “I knew the graphic nature of the marble and the blackened steel vent hood would contrast nicely with the wood,” says Nam. “Every element should highlight and enhance the material next to it.” She was careful to add that eye-catching impact while avoiding the “dated bachelor pad” look, which Nam says can happen if black finishes are too glossy. Instead, she used smooth, matte finishes and grounded everything with classic, chevron-pattern flooring. The final result is simply fabulous. Scroll down!

Author: Harleen Sidhu

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House & Home October 2020


Nam Dang-Mitchell