Give your home the Midas touch by adding luxurious gold-hued accents to otherwise-subdued schemes. Place brass plating on the inside of a doorway, as in this hotel apartment in Stockholm designed by Koncept, or use it to coat cabinetry. Alternatively, opt for bespoke brass appliances, such as this sink by Jordens or use Superfront’s gold kickboard and handles to bring a glamorous edge to an Ikea kitchen.
An all-black kitchen might not be something you have considered before, but it can look ultra contemporary. For a super-sleek and seamless look, paint walls and cabinetry in the same shade. Not sure? Then use your worktops to provide contrast. Still worried that your space will feel flat? Use a mix of finishes and materials: slate is great for introducing texture, particularly on a splash back or island.
\”Ariel\”, the latest collection by Italian manufacturer Cesar, features minimalist, refined kitchen designs. The cabinets are available with gloss or melamine door fronts in an extensive range of colors. Our favorite combination is this clean and fresh silk-effect ash and matt white look, which features a cantilevered breakfast bar and island.
Spanish studio MUT Design has created a modular kitchen with a difference, combining components made from copper, wood and marble. The \”Float\” island has exposed piping and is flatpacked for easy delivery.
Former Masterchefwinner Thomasina Miers, who founded the Wahaca chain of Mexican street-food restaurants in 2007, lives in West London with her husband, Mark, and their two children: Tatyana, three, and Ottilie, one. Her colorful kitchen reveals her love of Latin American food, style and culture. I needed my kitchen to be the biggest room in the house because I knew it was where I would spend the most time. For me, it was all about creating a modern and…
Stockholm-based interior stylist Sasa Antic’s apartment covers an area of just 24 square meters, so maximization space is essential. He tells us how his ingenious kitchen design enables him to live comfortably in a home of this size. I like rooms with walls. My flat originally had an open-plan layout, but I had a wall built to separate the kitchen and sleeping areas. It has shelving on one side for storage and a huge mirror on the other to create…
Love the mix of wood and colour but don’t want too much hassle? There’s an easy way to get the effect, courtesy of Italian brand, which produces cold-glazed \”U-Color\” porcelain tiles in more than 60 colours and several wood effects. They’re designed to wear in much the same way as natural timber. Or, if you already have a parquet floor, you could achieve a similar look by adding colour to selected panels with floor paint.
Take this kitchen design as inspiration and make use of plywood. It’s a versatile material that you can clad with a Formica or stainless-steel worktop to make it more robust.