Australia Kitchen and Bathroom Trends AU Kitchen and Bathroom Trends Vol. 30/8 - Page 33

save | share | video | plan | images Search xxxxx at integrating the kitchen into its environment. Sandstone on the island bench, oven surround and splashback is also used on the floor, while the streaked travertine features prominently on the walls as well. Similarly, the black of the lacquered cabinetry is seen again on the upper ceiling, and the custom-stained veneer on the island is used on cabinets throughout the home. “While this room has a lot going on, it all repeats the palette and themes in the rest of the home,” says Frisina. “Extended sightlines enhance the room-to-room connections.” Material continuity extends to the outdoor living space at the rear of the house. The alfresco kitchen has been given a similar treatment to the main workspace. Here, the large barbecue station is finished in travertine, as are the benchtops – at a glance both appearing to merge with the wall in the same stone behind. The cabinets and rangehood feature the same custom-stained veneer used on all the indoor cabinetry. resource list | video | images Search 44612 at Facing page: The natural palette of stone and timber veneer runs right through the home. The plinth’s warm tones are echoed in the kitchen cabinetry and seen straight ahead on the alfresco cabinets as well. Above: A travertine barbecue and benchtops almost disappear into the wall o bF