Kitchen. Monday , August 07th , 2017 - 09:18:56 AM
Storage was a priority when planning the new kitchen, as the couple wanted plenty of space for storing all their ingredients and cooking essentials. We also wanted quality,’ the pair say. ‘So even though our kitchen is off the shelf, it’s made from solid wood inside and out, and we know it will last.
When it came to the kitchen layout, the owners moved the cooking zone against the wall. They also decided to start with high units, moving lower with the peninsula, dining table and sofa, for a pleasing sight line. Building a small side return extension has added width to the space and four Velux windows in this newer part of the building, plus sliding glass doors, allow the light to flood in.
Paint an island, make your kitchen island a focal point by painting it in a deep-blue hue. This shade tones beautifully with the chocolate-brown grain of walnut and other dark woods throughout the space. Pendants hung above the island provide much-needed task lighting, while emphasising the importance of the island at the same time.