Vela is the latest contribution from Snaidero, one of Italy's leading purveyors of contemporary kitchens. The manufacturer, whose U.S. headquarters is in Los Angeles, says the line incorporates glass doors with aluminum frames, wall units with a specialized lift-up mechanism, and Tambour units with tempered-glass rolling shutters. Doors can be optioned in stainless steel, light or dark oak, and matte or high-gloss lacquer finishes. The company also fabricates laminate, stainless steel, and marble countertops. Snaidero USA, 877.762.4337;