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Preceding pages: Clean, white and light, this kitchen by designer Jason Bonham is designed for serious cooking with semi-commercial appliances, efficient space planning and plenty of room to entertain. Above and right: Light from below – this imported feature wine cellar has automatic doors and is internally lit, adding a wow factor to the kitchen. search | save | share at While wine fridges have become commonplace kitchen appliances, what do you do when your wine collection is too large for your kitchen to accommodate it? Designer Jason Bonham’s answer is a twist on an old one – go underground. For this project, the clients asked Bonham to create a modern entertainers’ kitchen that would contrast, yet be respectful of and reference, the 1900s home. The kitchen is set partly in an extension to the villa and partly in the rear add-on. “To connect with the original architecture from the new build, we added large skylights,