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Archive Dive: 12 Industrial-Style Kitchens

Sometimes, it’s best to take clues from the experts—especially when dealing with a small space. Besides being practical, industrial-style kitchens look effortlessly modern and sleek.

Here are 12 of our favorite examples, from hotel kitchens to tiny apartments, to inspire you.

Architect Takashi Yanai’s Los Angeles kitchen is about the size of a walk-in closet. He installed sleek stainless steel fixtures, including the sink and counters, from German cabinetry company Bulthaup’s B3 line. Read more about the project in Kitchen of the Week: Architect Takashi Yanai’s Galley Kitchen–and study–in LA. Photograph by Ye Rin Mok from Creative Spaces.
Above: Architect Takashi Yanai’s Los Angeles kitchen is about the size of a walk-in closet. He installed sleek stainless steel fixtures, including the sink and counters, from German cabinetry company Bulthaup’s B3 line. Read more about the project in Kitchen of the Week: Architect Takashi Yanai’s Galley Kitchen–and study–in LA. Photograph by Ye Rin Mok from Creative Spaces.
This Brooklyn kitchen, remodeled by architect Elizabeth Roberts, features steel-framed windows and a custom restaurant-style grill. Read more about the project in Steal This Look: An Industrial Kitchen in Brooklyn, Wood-Fired Grill Included. Photography courtesy Ensemble Architecture.
Above: This Brooklyn kitchen, remodeled by architect Elizabeth Roberts, features steel-framed windows and a custom restaurant-style grill. Read more about the project in Steal This Look: An Industrial Kitchen in Brooklyn, Wood-Fired Grill Included. Photography courtesy Ensemble Architecture.
In this Portland, Oregon couple’s loft, the kitchen features a stainless kitchen counter and units with an integrated draining board from a restaurant supply company. Read more in Loft Living: An Energy-Efficient Oasis in Portland, Oregon. Photograph by Lincoln Barbour.
Above: In this Portland, Oregon couple’s loft, the kitchen features a stainless kitchen counter and units with an integrated draining board from a restaurant supply company. Read more in Loft Living: An Energy-Efficient Oasis in Portland, Oregon. Photograph by Lincoln Barbour.
The kitchen of celebrated chef Alastair Hendy is a study in classic industrialism, featuring a scullery filled with restaurant-grade cookware. Read more about this kitchen in Revolution Road: A Ground-Breaking Kitchen in London. Photograph by Matthew Williams.
Above: The kitchen of celebrated chef Alastair Hendy is a study in classic industrialism, featuring a scullery filled with restaurant-grade cookware. Read more about this kitchen in Revolution Road: A Ground-Breaking Kitchen in London. Photograph by Matthew Williams.
A favorite project of Remodelista editors, Setagaya Tokyo Apartment–designed by Naruse Inokuma Architects– is outfitted with larch plywood countertops and an industrial sink from a restaurant supply store. Read more in Steal This Look: A Restaurant Supply Kitchen in Tokyo. Photograph by Masano Nishikawa.
Above: A favorite project of Remodelista editors, Setagaya Tokyo Apartment–designed by Naruse Inokuma Architects– is outfitted with larch plywood countertops and an industrial sink from a restaurant supply store. Read more in Steal This Look: A Restaurant Supply Kitchen in Tokyo. Photograph by Masano Nishikawa.
Nil Stern’s small San Francisco kitchen, featured on Freunde von Freunden, puts stainless steel to good use in maximizing his space. Photograph by Hanh Cooley courtesy of Freunde von Freunden.
Above: Nil Stern’s small San Francisco kitchen, featured on Freunde von Freunden, puts stainless steel to good use in maximizing his space. Photograph by Hanh Cooley courtesy of Freunde von Freunden.
LA architect Oonagh Ryan transformed a small apartment kitchen using the budget countertop option of “a sheet of brushed stainless steel with an exposed, clear-sealed multi-ply plywood edge”. Read more in Kitchen of the Week: A Budget Kitchen Rehab in a Santa Monica Rental Loft. Photograph by Eric Staudenmaier courtesy of Oonagh Ryan Architects.
Above: LA architect Oonagh Ryan transformed a small apartment kitchen using the budget countertop option of “a sheet of brushed stainless steel with an exposed, clear-sealed multi-ply plywood edge”. Read more in Kitchen of the Week: A Budget Kitchen Rehab in a Santa Monica Rental Loft. Photograph by Eric Staudenmaier courtesy of Oonagh Ryan Architects.
Philadelphia-based architecture firm Qb3 complimented a wall of built-in shelving with an integrated stainless steel sink and counter in the kitchen of artist Diita Hoeber. Read more in Strategic Storage in a Minimalist Loft. Photograph by Todd Mason of Halkin Mason Photography.
Above: Philadelphia-based architecture firm Qb3 complimented a wall of built-in shelving with an integrated stainless steel sink and counter in the kitchen of artist Diita Hoeber. Read more in Strategic Storage in a Minimalist Loft. Photograph by Todd Mason of Halkin Mason Photography.
The kitchen of Brücke 49 Hotel Pension, a guest house in the alpine spa town of Vals, contrasts modern stainless steel appliances with rustic accents (note the wooden crate filled with apples). Read more in A Swiss Chalet Reborn (with Rooms to Rent). Photograph courtesy of Brücke 49 Hotel Pension.
Above: The kitchen of Brücke 49 Hotel Pension, a guest house in the alpine spa town of Vals, contrasts modern stainless steel appliances with rustic accents (note the wooden crate filled with apples). Read more in A Swiss Chalet Reborn (with Rooms to Rent). Photograph courtesy of Brücke 49 Hotel Pension.
The Austin, Texas kitchen of designer Alyson Fox features a large industrial sink and subway-tiled backsplash. Read more in Steal This Look: Alyson Fox’s New Kitchen. Photograph by Michael A. Muller, courtesy of Freunde von Freunden.
Above: The Austin, Texas kitchen of designer Alyson Fox features a large industrial sink and subway-tiled backsplash. Read more in Steal This Look: Alyson Fox’s New Kitchen. Photograph by Michael A. Muller, courtesy of Freunde von Freunden.
Lee’s, a Downtown New York City event space, allows guests to rent out a fully stocked chef’s kitchen which features long, galley-style wooden islands and a glass-door fridge. Read more on Remodelista in Kitchen of the Week: A Clandestine Private Dining Loft in NYC’s Chinatown. Photograph courtesy of Lee’s.
Above: Lee’s, a Downtown New York City event space, allows guests to rent out a fully stocked chef’s kitchen which features long, galley-style wooden islands and a glass-door fridge. Read more on Remodelista in Kitchen of the Week: A Clandestine Private Dining Loft in NYC’s Chinatown. Photograph courtesy of Lee’s.
The office space of Brooklyn architecture firm Fabr Studio includes steel restaurant tables and a butcher block table, mounted on two-by-fours. Read the full story in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn: Fabr Studio in East Williamsburg. Photograph by Matthew Williams.
Above: The office space of Brooklyn architecture firm Fabr Studio includes steel restaurant tables and a butcher block table, mounted on two-by-fours. Read the full story in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn: Fabr Studio in East Williamsburg. Photograph by Matthew Williams.

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