The client visited the showroom on a few occasions to look around and kept coming back to see our Carbon Steel Warendorf display. She then finally brought her husband in and that was it, they both fell in love with the finish and the product.
We want something different to the standard looking kitchen, we want this to be our WOW kitchen and we want talking points throughout the whole area. We want to include a breakfast cupboard, and a min of 3 ovens along with a media wall. That was it in a nutshell, basically we had scope to do and put in what we wanted, but due to the room being long and fairly narrow, we knew this was going to be a bit of a challenge to create something special.
The breath-taking finish of Warendorf’s Carbon Steel units immediately sets a captivating and sophisticated tone to our client’s space. We used a pocket door system to not only conceal the ovens which helped maximise the impact of the exquisite surface finish while minimising details relating to the functionality of the room, but also to the breakfast cupboard which allowed the clients to shut the door on any mess and hide their small appliances. The clean architectural lines established by the uninterrupted bank of cabinetry, floating base cabinets and cantilevered breakfast bar further added to the sense of drama. The floating sink area just added another wow factor to this kitchen incorporating a mitred upstand and window sill to finish the area off.
The tall units provide ample storage, which is enhanced by practical internal drawers. The island had to be kept long and narrow to fit within the space but to create that wow factor we added the cantilevered Spekva breakfast bar which had a steel frame going through the island and into the floor and mitred waterfall ends and back panel in matching Dekton Kairos. With a sleek Bora venting hob, prep sink and Quooker tap, the spacious island establishes the ideal work area, while creating an opportunity to socialise at the same time as cooking. Every detail of this stunning kitchen had been meticulously considered both in terms of practicality and style.
Lighting played a key role in this kitchen, beautifully illuminating the surface of each tall unit to accentuate the distinctive organic finish. Ceiling pendants emphasise the island and define the seating area, elevating each aspect of the design. The piece de resistance is the show stopping backlit smoked mirror TV enclosure and magnetic panelling from Ronda Design in Italy, a real show stopper and talking point. With the TV you wouldn’t even know there was a TV, something the clients absolutely loved.
Project Cost: £68,750