We really like the look of open shelving for your kitchen. It allows you easy access to everything you need while cooking. The key to this look is to have solid, clean dinnerware.
These white and grey plates & bowls are perfect for such!
(tortoise shell cold mountain vase $105; amber cantanos $150 each)
tiny bowls $10
bowls set of 4 $128
salad plate set of 4 $128
dinner plate set of 4 $168
serving bowl $58