Australia Kitchen and Bathroom Trends AU Kitchen and Bathroom Trends Vol. 30/8 - Page 20

Preceding pages: The scullery has a mirrored splashback to reflect light. Above: Large sliding doors open up the kitchen to a terrace. Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by Steve Ryan from Rix Ryan Photography save | share | video | resource list Search 43684 at 18 “This kitchen is all about minimalism and a clean, uncluttered look,” the designer says. For this reason, there are recessed pulls on all the doors and drawers. An aluminium channel creates a matching horizontal negative detail on the front of the island. Duffin also created a timber flyover that wraps around the top of the cabinets. This features the same heavily textured veneer as the island upstand. “The flyover enhances the horizontal li nes and helps to tie all the spaces together visually. It also accommodates accent lighting, with spots search | save | share at that highlight each of the four pocket doors that separate the front kitchen from the scullery. In addition, LED uplighting is integrated into the flyover shelf. This brightens the room and makes the ceiling seem higher.” The cabinetry in the scullery appears as an extension of the kitchen units. But the splashback here is mirrored, which helps to bounce light back into the room. Natural light is provided by a window, so the owners or caterers can work in the room with the doors closed. Entertaining is also enhanced by large sliding doors that open up to the outdoors.