Dining Room, Table, Pendant Lighting, Bench, and Concrete Floor In the open plan kitchen, dining room, and living room, the materials palette was kept very simple and restrained, with a burnished concrete floor, kitchen island composed of unfinished concrete block, and plywood cabinets. A pantry sheathed in vertical planks of contrasting wood anchors the open space.  Photo 3 of 9 in This Australian Home Is a Study in Simplicity and Style