Skip the sealing and scrubbing. Quartz-surfacing countertops require less upkeep than their granite counterparts and offer timeless appeal. Plus, the shimmering surface is less dominant than other materials, so you're unlikely to grow tired of it.
The upper cabinets are divided into two portions: garage-style drawers conceal less frequently used items above, while open shelves display drinkware for easy accessibility. Square cubbies below store wine bottles.