Sleek Kitchen Makeovers
Furniture for a Streamlined Kitchen: Kitchen Island
Left: An update of a 20-year-old design, Ola20 from Snaidero preserves the trademark curves of the original Ola (the name is Spanish for "wave"); the white lacquer cabinets add a dose of contemporary Italian minimalism. The most striking addition is an oval quartz island countertop that looks as if it's perfectly balanced on a swooping ash base. snaidero-usa.com.
Furniture for a Streamlined Kitchen: All-in-One Kitchen
Now available in America, Bulthaup's ingenious B2 kitchen set has just three pieces: a workbench for the stove and sink; a pantry for dishes, food and utensils; and a cabinet for appliances. With the doors closed (left), everything is out of sight; with the doors open (right), it's all within reach. bulthaup.com.
Furniture for a Streamlined Kitchen: Modern Workstation
Bornholm Kitchen, named for an island southeast of Sweden, is a company created by a mother-daughter team who make furniture in a Scandinavian style. Pieces like the workstation, with a dishwasher drawer, a sink and lots of storage, are handcrafted to order in the US, in either walnut or oak. bornholmkitchen.com.