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Minimalist Dream Kitchens


"A kitchen provides physical and spiritual nourishment, and for many homes it is the heart and soul of family life," writes celebrated tastemaker Sir Terence Conran in Kitchen Book. Here, we highlight 10 minimalist dream kitchens, from those outfitted with crisp cabinetry to sleek spaces with built-in appliances to those with petite footprints, all designed to make the room as pleasing to the eye as it is to cook in.

Choosing tile for the kitchen backsplash was the biggest struggle of the project, according to Brechbuehler.
Hayon and Klunder’s kitchen is all white, down to the minimalist, lacquered Santos cabinets.
Another view of the kitchen.
The once-hermitic kitchen now has a direct view of the patio and pool.
In paring back the home's aesthetic, Chris kept the color palette as simple as possible.
The kitchen cabinetry, custom designed by the architects, is smooth brown teak.
Cold-rolled steel walls lend a bluish tint to the kitchen, which features cabinetry made of NAP, or North American...
A pop of color in the kitchen cabinets refers to the native greenery outside.
The kitchen system and rolling island are by Henrybuilt.
By designing the custom cabinetry themselves, and journeying outside Houston to have them made, the Fords saved a...