Published at Sunday, 29 October 2017 by Fabien Jean in Kitchen Island, with total 83 photos.
White countertops often get a reputation for being high-maintenance. Stark-white surfaces are known for showing every crumb or being more prone to show a stain. That's not necessarily the case, though. Keep in mind that the look of your countertop depends largely on the type of surface you use, from stone and stone-look countertops to solid wood options.
Regardless of which French expression you're inspired by, be true to your style, and make sure the color, texture and shape of the kitchen island are consistent with the rest of your kitchen.
Complement your vintage kitchen island with a variety of textured surfaces, like an exposed-brick backsplash or brick-pattern floors. Colorful retro appliances are also back in vogue—such as 50s-inspired refrigerators available in a wide range of shades from pastel green to cherry red and buttercup yellow.