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Designer: David Kane, Pepper Design Cabinetry: Poggenpohl lacquer on the grey-brown colour Terra; Poggenpohl Pine Terra veneer; stainless steel Benchtops: Stainless steel Splashback: The Splashback Company Sink: Barazza from Pepper Design Taps: Dornbracht from Pepper Design Oven, cooktop, refrigeration: Gaggenau from Pepper Design Ventilation: Sirius from Pepper Design Wine fridge: Eurocave Lighting: Poggenpohl Awards: Trends International Design Awards (TIDA) Kitchens – Winner Story by Charles Moxham Photography by Johnny Angel search: poggenpohl or 48520 at trendsideas.com search: tida at trendsideas.com This page: Not one, not two, but rather five high-tech wine cabinets all in a row grace the back of the cube kitchen. The butlers pantry that stands between the wine fridges and the kitchen’s main countertop has glass sliding doors for ease of use and also to conceal it from the main living spaces. The cabinetry’s combination of warm grey Poggenpohl Terra finish and Pine Terra laminate connect with the dark wood floors. cabinetry set to one side, home to two Gaggenau ovens and a Variocool fridge and freezer. The main cooktop bench and separate island are naturally at the front of the cube, while the butler’s pantry is inside, with sliding glass doors on each side to it can be hidden away. The rear of the cube conceals five integrated glass wine fridges. “In terms of surfaces, we used a rather subtle combination of Poggenpohl lacquer on Terra, a brown-meets earthy grey, and Pine Terra, a wood veneer laminate. Sleek 12mm stainless steel has been used on all benchtops, integrated search | save | share at trendsideas.com sinks and as a finish to the sides of the island,” says Kane. “This durable, low-upkeep surface also adds to the reflective quality of the kitchen within the light-filled space.” While visually self-contained, the kitchen also had to be considered in terms of cooking odours and extraction noise in the wider living space. “To address these issues, we opted for a Sirius rangehood with external extraction for silent extraction of food vapours,” he says. “An exposed metal spiral duct connects the rangehood to the outside world and adds a hint of industrial influence to the contemporary home.”