lovin' on white kitchens! subway tiles with grey grout, high ceilings *sigh* skinny chalkboard beside fridge. Shelves beside fridge are a perfect place for a command centre (phone and phone books, kids school supplies, etc.) Wood floors and counters. use this for coffee and toaster supplies, out of the cook's way.
Gilles Eichenbaum has made an art out of recycling old kitchenware into incredible lighting. The designer is a true craftsman who repurposes everything from colanders to kettles to broken toasters to create illuminating masterpieces. His work originally manifested itself as a hobby he picked up while traveling the world, but it wasn’t until he began selling the pieces at local flea markets, where they were met with a fervent reception, did he know he was doing something really special.
RCA graduate Gaspard Tiné-Berès and super craftsman Tristan Kopp… are on a mission to clear landfill sites of small appliances by transforming old glass parts and cork into new, very beautifully designed toasters and kettles. via unconsumption.com