Kitchen, Pendant Lighting, and White Cabinet Ikea cabinets were combined with durable work surfaces and personal touches like a chalkboard wall. Decopour flooring, a cement topping similar to terrazzo, is a very durable, family friendly surface. Kitchen, dining and outdoor space flow around a 12-foot long island—nicknamed "the mother of all islands" by the residents.  Chalkboard Walls in Kitchens and Kids' Rooms by Jaime Gillin from Chalk It Up: How Modern Homes Incorporate Chalkboards