White always looks great with dark wood. We love the chic rustic vibe of this Florida kitchen, decorated by Robert Couturier and topped by a three-light chandelier by Ann-Morris antiques. See more designer kitchen islands. William Waldron - ELLEDecor.com
Copper pots from Eve Stone Antiques hang above a Diva de Provence range in the kitchen; the circa-1700 table is Swedish, the Portuguese limestone countertops are by Solar Antique Tiles, the custom cabinetry is limed oak, and the antique wood floor is from Baba. - ELLEDecor.com
This stunning 1920s Hollywood home belongs to actors Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor, and the gray-topped white island—featuring cabinet supports inspired by hand-turned spindles spotted in an old bakery—meshes perfectly with the red-tiled floor. - ELLEDecor.com
At hairstylist John Barrett’s apartment in downtown New York, blond wood and black granite give the kitchen a warm yet polished look. The lithograph is by Henry Moore, and the vintage steel chair is French.