It’s hard not to be seduced by the all-white kitchen, but for those willing to make permanent decisions, think colorful ranges and painted cabinets, the payoff can be huge. Take this pastel kitchen designed by Nicola Harding for a couple living in a renovated Georgian manse. On color, Harding explains: “We used dark colors to make large or shady spaces feel more intimate, and warm, uplifting tones to make grand spaces feel more relaxed.” With Plain English cabinets, factory lights, antiques, and the children’s artwork, the result is a gentle elegance. Here is our list of sources to match the look.

An eggshell (Estate Emulsion) finish of Farrow & Ball pink is on the walls with a glossy finish of the company&#8
Above: An eggshell (Estate Emulsion) finish of Farrow & Ball pink is on the walls with a glossy finish of the company’s Slipper Satin for the old floors. Photography by Paul Massey, courtesy of Howe from ‘Mamma Mia’ Music Producer Nick Gilpin’s Stylishly Revived Georgian Manse.
Black basalt counters and soft grey cabinetry. Photography by Paul Massey, courtesy of Howe from ‘Mamma Mia’ Music Producer Nick Gilpin’s Stylishly Revived Georgian Manse.
Above: Black basalt counters and soft grey cabinetry. Photography by Paul Massey, courtesy of Howe from ‘Mamma Mia’ Music Producer Nick Gilpin’s Stylishly Revived Georgian Manse.
A Howe table and chair in a dose of custom blue paint is an unexpected addition to the purple and pink palette. Photography by Paul Massey, courtesy of Howe from ‘Mamma Mia’ Music Producer Nick Gilpin’s Stylishly Revived Georgian Manse.
Above: A Howe table and chair in a dose of custom blue paint is an unexpected addition to the purple and pink palette. Photography by Paul Massey, courtesy of Howe from ‘Mamma Mia’ Music Producer Nick Gilpin’s Stylishly Revived Georgian Manse.

Paint

The house&#8
Above: The house’s original wood floors are painted with Farrow & Ball Slipper Satin to “bounce more light into the interior.”
The walls in the kitchen are painted with Farrow & Ball Setting Plaster. Says Harding: &#8
Above: The walls in the kitchen are painted with Farrow & Ball Setting Plaster. Says Harding: “It works for any light level, any time of day, any time of year. Calm, warm, fresh, comforting.”
The Plain English cabinetry is painted in a cool grey similar to Farrow & Ball Mole&#8
Above: The Plain English cabinetry is painted in a cool grey similar to Farrow & Ball Mole’s Breath (not the exact grey used, but close).
Worth a mention: the Howe oak dining table and chair are custom painted with Blue Gum, a color from Paint & Paper Library.
Above: Worth a mention: the Howe oak dining table and chair are custom painted with Blue Gum, a color from Paint & Paper Library.

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