Dark gray kitchen cabinets accented with aged brass knobs, vintage brass inset pulls, and a honed gray and white marble countertop completed with a marble sink and aged brass gooseneck faucet fixed beneath stacked white floating shelves mounted on all white subway backsplash tiles.
**Downsize your laundry.** Slotting your washing machine and dryer into a cupboard enables you to have a laundry in high-traffic areas such the kitchen or bathroom, which can also be shut it away. Also utilise any spare surface area for storage by building in shelves, shacks and hooks. See more of this [Melbourne home](http://www.homestolove.com.au/interior-designer-terri-shannon-lights-up-melbourne-home-2854|target="_blank"). Photo: Armelle Habib / *Australian House & Garden*