Steel walls and appliances surround an oversized kitchen island.

Photo By Mark Stumer

Sleek White and Metallic Modern Kitchen with Quartzite Island

In the expansive, monochromatic chef's kitchen, stainless steel upper cabinets complement streamlined appliances. Smooth slabs of quartzite flank the stainless face that rises behind the range and create a fantastically multi-functional, waterfall-edge island in the center of the room with a sink, a quartet of broad drawers, nooks for cookbooks and a massive prep and serving surface.