Crisp colours , geometric shapes and charming details convert this heritage home kitchen , built in the early 20th century , into a modern family gathering space . A 400-square-foot expansion was undertaken to maximize functionality and flow . Defined by colour and material , a bi-level island parcels out welcoming hubs for food preparation and camaraderie . White cabinets and walls , silestone countertops and cloudy-white micro-cement flooring emphasize the natural light pouring in from south-facing windows . Dark forest-green paint and walnut surfaces balance brightness with warmth . A vibrant backsplash pattern delivers dimension , punctuating the kitchen ’ s sophisticated style without overpowering the room . Modern pendant lighting mimics the shape of the tiles and range hood , adding contemporary twists while maintaining timelessness .
BACKSPLASH Clean , dramatic lines deliver understated fun . Merola tile aster hex blanco , Home Depot and Wayfair .
CABINETRY Green island cabinets reflect an early 1900s palette . Talora Decor , Two30Nine by Decor .
HARDWARE Champagne bronze , Richelieu .
COUNTERTOPS Silestone in Eternal Calacatta Gold looks like marble without the high maintenance , Cosentino , Two30Nine by Decor .
PAINT Swiss coffee , Behr .
FLOORING Off-white micro-cement installed by Specialty Projects .