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What is your ultimate kitchen style and why?
The ultimate kitchen style is timeless, elegant and
functional. Good design is fundamental. The layout is
simple, clean and functional.
The ultimate contemporary kitchen is not separated
from the living space, but tuned in and combined with
the architecture of modern living.
The kitchen is now simply a piece of furniture
combining the requirements and practical aspects of
food preparation, storage, entertaining and recreation
within a well-designed space.
The ultimate kitchen style embraces new technology
and caters for every whim of convenience and modern
living. Material and colour selections are classic and
glide between seasonal fashion to create a timeless
combination that stands against time.
There is a strong sense of continuity between the
kitchen style and the surrounding spaces, it often
dictates the flow of finishes and selections of other
Progressive, innovative and well-planned details now
define a space that has become the central hub
to modern living.
Put simply -- the ultimate kitchen style is a perfectly
executed response to a design brief encompassing
the very best material selection, technology workmanship
and aesthetics to glide into and define the space it
What is the most important design aspect to
get right in the kitchen?
Layout is fundamental. A good layout works exceptionally
well and looks stunning.
Crisp, simple, lines that veil state of the art technology
creates a space that is a pleasure to work within and a
pleasure to look at.
Cost aside, what is the dream feature
of the ultimate kitchen?
Technology is advancing so rapidly that there is no single
dream feature that stands out.
A combination of cutting edge appliances, hardware
solutions and interactive technology would combine to
create the ultimate luxury in kitchen technology.
What materials do you recommend using
when creating/designing this look?
Natural stones for texture and timelessness, timber for
tactile warmth, lacquer for crispness and clarity, steel for
practicality, acrylics for versatility and reconstituted stones
How can people incorporate this style of
kitchen without a total renovation? What are
simple ways to create your chosen style?
Unfortunately I think that there are no shortcuts to good
design and quality.
Newport Kitchens & Design: 10 Halley Rd, Balcatta,
(08) 9345 0222, newportkitchens.com.au.
NEWPORT KITCHENS DESIGN
KITCHEN IS NOT
THE LIVING SPACE,
BUT TUNED IN AND
OF MODERN LIVING."
Eric P. Horne
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