Australia Kitchen and Bathroom Trends AU Kitchen and Bathroom Trends Vol. 30/8 - Page 61

These include the Titanium granite benchtop, with a leathered finish, the island’s front panel in large-format copper relief tiles, and the mosaic tiles on the splashback. The adjacent butler’s pantry extends this look, featuring the same cabinetry style and an eye-catching copper-coin mosaic splashback. The herringbone-pattern floor is one of the few light surfaces in the room. “These elements, along with the antique copper sink and end-grain oak butcher’s block, give the kitchen the crafted, Mid-century Modern air requested – as do the rangehood, cooktop and double oven.” “Most shelving is open, to help family and visitors find things. The shelves at the rear of the kitchen are suspended from copper rods. These will develop a patina with time, helping make the whole space feel more lived in.” With a variety of materials, textures and patterns used in the kitchen, the relatively tight tonal range and emphasis on clean and curved lines draws the project together. resource list | images | save | share Search 43942 at Facing page: American-brand appliances reinforce the theme. Top left and right: The butcher’s block and antique copper sink add to the crafted aesthetic. Above left and right: Custom cabinet handles were inspired by furniture from the era. A copper-coin mosaic splashback is seen in the pantry. Story by Charles Moxham Photography by Jamie Cobel search | save | share at 59