california rustic styling notes
A mix of materials is key to this earthy, Eastern look, but too many heavy ones like ceramic or wood can weigh a kitchen down. We used metal and bamboo as light counterpoints to these dark anchor pieces, and made sure all the objects were organic in shape. The color palette is natural: browns, blues, greens, and oranges that bring the outside in. Harsh overhead lights were replaced by a softly lit lamp on a shelf. There, we’re more relaxed already.