Joanna Gaines’ Kitchen Cabinets on “Magnolia Table” Are Oh-So-Simple — But Incredibly Striking

published Feb 5, 2021
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All-white kitchens are an interior design trend that have dominated the industry for a long time now. But more recently, designers have started shying away from the white-everything look to add a little texture into the mix. Joanna Gaines is one of those designers, who recently gave her new TV kitchen an update, adding a touch of texture by using a specific type of cabinetry: raw wood with brass hardware.

Gaines opted to go with this combination that made the Magnolia Table cooking show set “feel really textural and simple and clean,” she told Architectural Digest during a recent tour of the space. Gaines explained that she was inspired by the history of The Gristmill, an 1800s old flour mill where the show is filmed.

“For me, when I was thinking about the design, I just wanted it to be completely authentic to what it was,” she explained in the interview. “So as we researched and dug deep, we heard there was a whole interior of rock. We started getting into it and taking all the drywall off. All the beams that were painted, we sanded down so you could see the raw wood.”

Instead of adding sleek stainless steel appliances — another trend of the last decade — she opted to juxtapose the space’s “bare stone walls” with top-of-the-line brass, vintage-inspired appliances “for an interesting look that stands out from other cooking shows.” 

Other design accents we can’t get enough of? Copper pots hanging off a brass rod, the combination of white stone and butcher block countertops, and open shelving that shows off her perfectly organized spices and ingredients. 

While she has offered a few glimpses of her gorgeous work kitchen on social media, to get a better look, tune into her Magnolia Network cooking show “Magnolia Table,” available on Discovery+.

This post originally appeared on Apartment Therapy. See it there: Joanna Gaines’ Kitchen Cabinets Bring Texture and Simplicity Into Her Cooking Show’s Set