Summer by the Sea

With its stone-faced walls, heavy exposed beams, and large farm table, this seasonal kitchen takes its cues from Provençal homesteads. Check out all five of our featured Boston Home Kitchens.

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summer home kitchen design

1. MOVABLE ISLAND

Equipped with wheels, this custom zinc-topped table can roll out of the way during parties.

summer home kitchen design

2. REFRIGERATOR DRAWERS

When you skip the big, bulky fridge, you get a lot more counter space.

summer home kitchen design

3. STONE BACKSPLASH

Most designers would install ceramic tile here, but quartz gives the room an earthy feel.

summer home kitchen design

4. OPEN SHELVING

Simple wooden shelves with well-designed brackets hold plenty of dishes.

summer home kitchen design

5. LANTERNS

Why not add a little romance to the kitchen when the sun goes down?

summer home kitchen design

6. CLOSETS GALORE

Deep cabinets in the rustic-looking mudroom swallow linens, small appliances, and large serving pieces. Barn-inspired detailing such as this closet’s slatted openings set the stage for country entertaining.

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