Photographed by Brett Warren.
Work In Threes
Open shelving in the living room is all about triangulating the eye  — this basic rule of thumb also applies to the kitchen space. Break-up stacks of plates or cluttered glassware, with larger, statement vases, in various colors and sizes. A stack of three matte, black soup bowls (like these ones here from CB2) give even the simplest kitchen set-up an element of edge.