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Individuality plus These two designer kitchens are as different as their settings – hard-working Smeg appliances underpin both designs search | save | share at Designer Kira Gray created these two quite different stand-out kitchens. One classic and chic, the other retro and cool, both designs boast great features and hard-working appliances. Replacing a small, dark, detached kitchen, the first now-roomy and light kitchen design meets the clients’ wish for a traditional, French-inspired design with modern accents. They wanted an elegant yet cosy kitchen. “Walls were removed and relocated to create one large space,” says Gray. The balanced cabinetry on the kitchen’s back wall incorporates the cooking area, with colo-