Jeffrey Alan Marks’s Favorite Kitchen Accent Pieces

Designer Jeffrey Alan Marks on easy upgrades: “Something as simple as displaying beautiful china can change the feel of a room.”
Jeffrey Alan Marks.
Designer Jeffrey Alan Marks. Photo © Jack Coble.
Kate Spade’s “Larabee Dot” crystal sugar bowl and creamer set

Courtesy of Kate Spade


On the countertop, Marks displays pieces like Kate Spade’s “Larabee Dot” crystal sugar bowl and creamer set. $100;

Urban Archaeology

Courtesy of Urban Archaeology

Pendant Fixture

“Hudson” from Urban Archaeology. From $845; 212-431-4646 or


Courtesy of Sugatsune

Oversize Pulls

Stainless steel FT pull from Sugatsune. From $30; 800-562-5267 or

Léon Bernard

Courtesy of Léon Bernard

Beveled Knobs

Big knobs make a statement, says Marks, who chose a nickel Deco one from Léon Bernard. $76; 310-827-6600 or

PUBLISHED December 2008