Trends can be so much more than unachievable inspiration, they can become reality. And if there were ever a question as to whether this were true, we present to you one of the coolest kitchens we've ever seen.
It's filled with gorgeous onyx-colored cabinetry, perfectly-placed open shelving and the stunning metallic mash-ups, all of which were touted to be huge this year. So with that in mind, it's no wonder it was named House Beautiful's "2014 Kitchen Of The Year." Inspired by the "amazing light the space afforded," the dramatic room was designed by Steven Miller for the San Francisco Decorator Showcase, and will be featured in the magazine's October issue, which hits newsstands on September 23. It's the seventh year House Beautiful has worked with a designer to create a space they describe as the "new American living room." And considering we couldn't see ourselves spending as much time in any other spot in the historic 1907 home where this year's kitchen was installed, we agree with the decision.
But don't let jealousy overcome you just yet. You can get the same jaw-dropping appeal in your own home. Here are a few close-ups to show you how.
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