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lacquered cabinets with a high-gloss finish. Drawers have recessed finger pulls to enhance the flush, streamlined look, and feature Hafele Nova pro Crystal inserts, full-extension runners and soft-close systems. To maximise the great ocean view, Mirastar mirrored glass from Aspex Splashbacks was specified for the rear wall. This ensures people sitting at the island can enjoy the reflected view. “We chose Aspex Splashbacks’ mirrored glass product as this is specially toughened,” Brown says. “It is highly durable and can withstand the heat and humidity that a cooktop creates. This glass has a slight grey tint that helps to minimise glare.” The same mirror glass also forms a fullheight splashback in the drinks area, which is often referred to as the barcino – a term coined by the interior designer. Floating timber veneer shelves in front of F