Why restrict yourself to the light-colored granite of yesteryear? Black is the way of the future: Black cabinetry, black countertops, black stools. It's brave, to be sure, but it's the kind of daring that just makes sense.
Hostess and fashion plate Rena Abboud's black-and-white kitchen is perfect for elegant evening entertaining, especially with its elegant brushed-metal island, Lamboro stools, and Eichholtz pendant lights.
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