BARSTOOL SEATING


The backsplash of a New England kitchen is beefed up with a bar counter, where guests can sit and chat with the cook.

COZY FIREPLACE


The seating area of this California kitchen blends seamlessly into the surrounding garden thanks.

BUILT-IN COOLER


It was the owner’s idea to turn the sink within a Nantucket kitchen into a beverage cooler with a teak top.