This modern-meets-maritime New York City kitchen designed by Anik Pearson uses a unique combination of wood, concrete and metal to create its sleek and urban, yet nautical look.
The wall to the right of the cooktop was angled to match the doorway—now this Manhattan kitchen is shaped like a boat, with the cooktop at the prow. A crown ceiling painted white, with Harbor lights from Urban Archaeology, casts a glow over the island. Cutout cners create a friendlier transition to the breakfast area. 1960s barstool from . 650 refrigerator.
The cabinet rails and handles were made from stainless-steel tubing, end caps, and stanchions from the . Flush lift rings on lower cabinets by . "It's a custom look that you can't buy in a kitchen store," designer Anik Pearson says. The extra-deep, double compartment stainless-steel sink from Just Manufacturing is flanked by a pair of dishwashers. Essex faucet with hand spray by .
The custom L-strap hinges on the cabinets have acorn finials to match the hinges in the rest of the apartment. "You can really fashion your hardware and make it looks bespoke," Pearson says. "We were very conscious of where all the screws were, and that they were all aligned."
Large drawers hold pots and pans right under the cooktop. Hood by . Microwave drawer in island by .
In the breakfast area, vintage chairs from pick up the silvery theme and surround Eero Saarinen's dining table for , from Design Within Reach. L-Series double ovens by . The floor is wide-plank oak boards, made extra-dark by combining an ebony stain with black pigment.