"In a Greenwich Village apartment with wonderfully beat-up brick walls — carved out of a former stable — we chose deep cream for the cabinetry in the open kitchen. The color seems to embody the light. It glows but doesn't turn yellow. It led us down that warm, vintage path without feeling too old." —Carey Maloney Donald Kaufman Color DKC-93 - HouseBeautiful.com
Madeline Stuart concocted the "modern Provincial" kitchen in a California house with minimalist grooved cabinetry, in a soft custom green, and limestone countertops. "The kitchen needed to be somewhat masculine, but still warm and inviting," she says.