New Zealand Trends Trends Volume 32 No 5A New Zealand - Page 56

Refined approach With a name for crisp, contemporary high-end kitchens featuring the latest technologies, Aurora Australis creates designs that match your lifestyle Above: White hand-applied lacquer meets dark wood veneer in this two-tone kitchen designed and made by high-end kitchen design company Aurora Australis. A privacy wall with display niches separates the kitchen from the adjacent study nook. This in turn has a decorative screen which provides some privacy from the living spaces beyond. search | save | share at Today’s interiors put the kitchen squarely at the heart of the home. Which is why this key area has to shine in terms of aesthetics as well as functionality. An individually crafted kitchen from Aurora Australis delivers on both fronts. Aurora Australis is a forward-looking firm of architectural kitchen designers specialising in custom-designed upmarket lifestyle kitchens. Aurora designer and manager Debra Turner says the company designs luxurious, one-off spaces that ideally connect to their surroundings. “We also offer a seamless project management service that ensures our customers have a great experience while achieving their kitchen.” “Our kitchens are either custom designed from scratch or we can use one of our popular existing designs as a starting point. All our kitchens feature the latest cabinet technologies, luxurious finishes and a fresh aesthetic.” The sleek project featured on these pages is an example of Aurora’s broad design skillset. “This new kitchen, in a Northwood home in Christchurch, is based on our popular Athena collection,” says Turner. “Here, super high-gloss white lacquer cabinet fronts hand-applied by MF Turnbull Christchurch are contrasted with