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and then buffed off to get the required look. Steel also forms the shelving above the cooking centre.” The entire island is framed by raw concrete, which was poured on site and lifted into place by a mini crane. The concrete retains the patterning of the formwork. Concrete also forms the splashback. A deep benchtop of black granite is sandwiched between the concrete framework on the island, contrasting the rough with the smooth. In keeping with its sophisticated look, the granite forms a raised bar top that’s ideal for serving food and drinks. The rest of the island and rear benchtops feature 5mm stainless steel plate that creates a fine, crisp edge detail. “The wall cabinetry is framed with structural steel Left: The kitchen provides a galley work space, with a separate scullery at one end. Benchtops feature 5mm stainless steel plate. Above: Concrete also forms the splashback for the cooking centre. This entire area is framed with blackstained American oak, while the shelving is blackened steel. LED strip lighting brightens the interior. search | save | share at 69