While traditional cabinets sit on the floor, Bulthaup’s b3 kitchen is hung from a wall system that’s engineered to support lower, middle, and upper cabinets, as well as accessories, such as the spice rack and knife holders shown here. Suddenly, your wall is a key player in your kitchen.
Prices upon request, at Bulthaup Chicago, 165 W. Chicago Ave., 312-787-9982. To accessorize: Pottery Collection ceramic bowls with ceramic multipurpose oak lids by Vincent Van Duysen for When Objects Work, $180 to $293, at Morlen Sinoway Atelier, 1052 W. Fulton Mkt., 312-432-0100. Full Contact porcelain mortar and pestle by Scott Henderson for Mint NYC, $36, at Virtu, 2034 N. Damen Ave., 773-235-3790. Culinar stainless steel knives by Wusthof, $699.99 for a ten-piece set, at Bloomingdale’s Home, 600 N. Wabash Ave., 312-324-7500. Stainless steel cheese plane by Martin Rosquist for Stelton, $36, at Stockholm Objects, 26 W. Chicago Ave., Hinsdale, 630-655-0966. Reidel "O" Series glasses, $13 each, at Chelsea Passage, Barneys New York.
Photograph: Nathan Kirkman, Produced by: Arden Nelson, Bread: Courtesy of Red Hen Bread