Pale oak floors have a scrubbed look, and plank cabinetry with painted hinges and black latches give this Florida kitchen old-time charm. To top the counters and island, the architect and homeowner chose butcher block for its warmth and informality.
A classic breakfast nook would’ve been a misuse of this corner of the kitchen, especially with the dining room so close. Instead, we opted to do a little breakfast bar. This saves space, but also gives an extra food prep area or a great serving spot for a