First seen at Remodelista.com, this selection of kitchens exude class by using several complimentary materials (i.e. tile, brick, cement, wood) and all posses a well organized, clean environment with their methods of storage and placement.
Notice that the majority of these kitchens do not have over-the-counter cabinets. . . Those days are over. Welcome to the new way of storing "above the counters" - Shelving.