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Above: A sea-blue F Schumacher and Co wallpaper with a traditional trellis pattern creates a colourful backdrop to the contemporary hutch dresser. Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by Troy Thies see a list of resources 44368 at watch a video of this kitchen 44369 at 76 Bright pops of colour also enliven the kitchen. The owners’ collection of blue and green ceramic and glass pieces are displayed throughout the space, adding another organic touch. “Several of these pieces are displayed in a contemporary built-in sideboard, which features a fun wallpaper in a turquoise colour with a traditional trellis pattern,” says Keller. “The shelves are glass, with white-painted wood edges. The glass enables the light to travel right down through all the shelves.” search | save | share at The designer custom designed an oval dining table with a wood and stainless steel base, and teamed this with Eames moulded plastic dining chairs. “Again, the softer shape of the oval ensures the table does not compete with the island. It is always about achieving a visual balance.” Functionality is also assured. As well as the ample storage in the kitchen, there is a separate walk-in pantry. Small appliances are hidden from sight in a cabinet to the right of the refrigerator.