Clean Aesthetic Attractive benchtops lose their appeal when covered with scraps and other kitchen mess. If all it takes to clean up is a quick sweep into an under-counter bin, maintaining a great-looking space is easy.
Poggenpohl’s new P’7350 by Porsche Design kitchen in Stone Grey matt lacquer, with wall units in grey walnut veneer. Shown here with a frosted glass worktop and splashback, Gaggenau working appliances, Blanco stainless steel sink and Dornbracht brushed stainless steel tap.
NKBA designer Robin Caudwell of Designer Cabinets in Hamilton won the NKBA Waikato Region award sponsored by Plumbing World. The kitchen, in a coastal bach, features pillars wrapped in weatherboard cladding. The design of the rear cabinetry continues the horizontal feel
Layered Effect Taking a fresh approach to lighting design is often a successful way to add interest to a kitchen, especially when the owners enjoy entertaining friends in the evening. Creating a spacious galley-style kitchen and fitting it with functional and aesthetically pleasing cooking appliances was part of the brief from the owners of this contemporary home.
Potpourri Just as everyone has a favourite meal they like to prepare, so everyone has individual tastes when it comes to kitchen design. This can make it difficult for designers choosing a palette of materials for a kitchen in a show home.