There is something about how Europeans renovate. They do just enough but not too much and enhance what often is very old, without ruining the good bones. This Danish kitchen has great design ideas. The herringbone stone floor, the window wall with fabulous door etc etc.
To get a similar look, try this pendant light from Ikea.
add in the classic black chair from Design Within Reach
Try Benjamin Moore Decorator’s White on your cabinets. It has just a hint of gray and will always look fantastic.