While it can be easy to believe celebrities live in a world untouched by the trouble’s of modern life, including the daily struggle for meals, the fact is some of those celebrities do indeed cook in their home kitchens. The kitchens of celebrities vary from bright, sunny rooms, to dark, dramatic abodes. Included here are a few celebrities who created kitchens utilizing dark cabinetry and other dramatic elements.
Sarah Jessica Parker
The $22 million dollar Manhattan townhouse occupied by Parker is a considerable step up from her Sex and the City apartment. With dramatic dark cabinets and a fireplace in the kitchen, Parker did her best to mesh the drama with sunlight from outside. Her kitchen is a seamless pairing in dark and light, creating a dramatic study in contrast.
Being a celebrity basketball star means you have to consume a lot of calories to stay healthy! James created a stunning kitchen with towering ceilings where he could feel comfortable and cook in peace. His $17 million dollar home on the waterfront, has an exceptionally dramatic kitchen that pairs a dark cabinet with white marble counters. With two large, marble-topped islands, James has more than enough space for prep work.
With a retro blue and white themed kitchen in her 1930’s Hollywood home, Deschanel pairs bright and dark perfectly. Her navy blue cabinets add a deepening element to the room that meshes with her bright white counters. Even the tiles on her floor play to the theme with a beautiful pattern of blue and white.
Catering to the green and gold, Cameron Diaz paired the dramatic and opulent in her Manhattan home. With deep green cabinets and a shining gold backsplash, Diaz’s kitchen is sure to bring out the “top chef” in anyone. Known for exemplary roles in both The Holiday and There’s Something About Mary, Diaz clearly needs time to herself when she heads off set.
Giada de Laurentiis
Even though she spends most of her days in a professional kitchen, Giada still manages to have a professional grade kitchen at home for personal use. With creamy countertops and dark cabinets, Giada’s kitchen is a study in contrast that may inspire the food she creates. A large island occupies the center of the room and deluxe refrigerators and ovens make food prep a breeze.
In New York City, Butler has created a kitchen that meshes rustic old style with a bohemian styling. His old world style integrates chandeliers, columns and rustic wooden cabinets. Butler, who is known for his dramatic portrayal of the Phantom of the Opera, has more than enough drama in his home environment as well.