Soft black and white finishes help integrate this kitchen into its bolder surroundings

Materials and colours were kept deliberately simple, subtle and minimalist so as not to overpower the antique wood panelling on the walls around this kitchen Designer Marketa Ramage says that the Touch laminate on the cabinetry is fingerprint-resistant – especially important when black is used in the kitchen. The marble benchtop continues from the kitchen to the drinks area and on to the hallway leading into the space