The lesson is that design trends may come and go but you simply cannot go wrong with classic, cherry cabinetry.
The client wanted a timeless design without being trendy.
If you use timeless materials and your kitchen will never look dated.
I love the depth the contrasting island granite brings to the room without making the space seem dark!
Appliance garage with retractable doors-convenience without the clutter of devices "on" the countertop.
Although cost wasn't an issue in this case, a smaller version of a large copper sink is one way to have "budget luxe".
What is your preference? Trendy or Timeless?