This is a different perspective, I like this idea for the train tracks. You see a lot of train track photos but they're all the classic perspective. Now seeing a different view it lets me see more ideas that I can play with.
I would use this design for the kitchen: the counter and cabinets and the center island, with prep sink and inlaid cutting board plus and extra set of burners and an oven. Stainless steel counters are so easy to keep clean and indestructible.
Message Center - paint the back of a piece of glass to make a colorful dry-erase board. This is exactly what I wanted to do with my window frame! But it's just a frame, there's no glass :( Not sure where to find glass or plexiglass to fill it with