Australia Kitchen and Bathroom Trends AU Kitchen and Bathroom Trends Vol. 30/8 - Page 14

Top and above: Surface textures and edge profiles reflect the attention to detail in the kitchen. Above right and facing page: The scullery is an extension of the kitchen. It has its own sink and forms a breakfast zone. Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by Jamie Cobel save | share | resource list Search 44830 at my.trendsideas.com 12 detail,” says Craig. “And because Techlam is impervious to heat, it provides another resting place for hot dishes. With the ovens at waist height, dishes can simply be lifted straight out and placed on top.” The white oak of the coffee zone is also repeated elsewhere – it edges the black-lacquered overhead cabinets that reinforce the horizontal lines of the kitchen. Recessed steel drawer pulls in the white perimeter cabinets and adjoining scullery further enhance the horizontality of the design. search | save | share at my.trendsideas.com “This kitchen has many bold textural elements, such as the embossed black leather on the front of the island, and the raw concrete block that wraps right around the wall accommodating the refrigerator. These are contrasted by shiny surfaces, such as the glass splashback.” To provide further contrast, the black, white and timber colour palette is enlivened by the sky-blue shade of the splashback. Blue also provides a pop of colour in a niche above the refrigerator – along with a bright orange ceramic piece.