Trends New Zealand Volume 33 No 4 - Page 29

for a design that would make the most of the feature curved windows and the views beyond.” Her design inspiration came in part from the exterior façade – a round turret that houses the formal dining area behind the kitchen. “I took the turret’s cone roof shape and inverted this to form conical support ends for the kitchen island, then I repeated this eye- catching shape for the custom rangehood.” The distinctive cone-shaped island supports were positioned central to the curved windows, to create a sense of symmetry when entering the open-plan interior. Both of the stainless steel Above, left, and following pages: Well-rounded design – an adjacent conical tower roof provided the inspiration for the support elements at the ends of the island and the custom rangehood in this kitchen by Celia Visser Design. Most cabinetry is under-bench to avoid blocking the rural views. Complementing the brown cabinets and mosaic splashback, the wood-look floors are actually low-upkeep ceramic tile. search | save | share at