To give this kitchen some zing without overwhelming the color-shy homeowner, interior designer Liz Caan ringed the room with neutral gray cabinets before painting the island a dusty green-tinged blue. Gray-veined marble on the island countertop and range backsplash helps tie the two areas together.
For a similar look, try:
Lamp Room Gray (gray) and Dix Blue (blue), Farrow & BallDesign:
Liz Caan; lizcaan.com