The kitchen is a favorite place to host casual lunches and dinners. "The mahogany-topped island can easily fit 12 stools," Chilcoat says. "In a room this big, with east and west exposures, all this gray is grounding," Lucas adds. To set the cabinets and island apart, the designers painted them two different shades: Farrow & Ball's , a warm gray, on the cabinets, and Benjamin Moore's cooler on the island. Antique industrial pendants and a custom stainless-steel hood add sculptural focal points. The backsplash is acid-washed Seagrass limestone from .