Digging the reclaimed wood plus modern cabinets. Reclaimed island countertops would be cool. (Urban Galley Kitchen in Eichler House, White Cabinets and Floating Shelves made from Reclaimed Wood
[KP: Farm sink, no upper cabinets, open shelving]
Subway tiles halfway up/killer shelves
White cabinets, dark counter, dark floor, but REALLY LOVE the subway tile all the way to the ceiling on wall behind stove.
small kitchen with butcher block counter and open shelves, Smitten Studio. I love butcher block counters.