Manly, stainless steel appliances.
Natural materials for cabinets, counter tops, even place mats.
Alternative materials, such as lyptus wood and bamboo.
Mixing things up -- cold elements with warm, old with new.
Darker, rich woods.
Ceiling-high cabinets, fewer soffits.
Storage, gizmos for wine.
Kitchen islands that resemble furniture, don't match but complement the cabinets.
Display areas for collectibles.
Desktops/family information centers.
Cast iron grill pans and Dutch ovens; silicone bake ware; copper everything.
-- Susan Martin