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This kitchen offers a wealth of functionality for its bachelor owner while palette choices make it bold, masculine and relaxing

Designed by Penny del Castillo, In Design International

From the designer:

Who doesn’t love a man who can cook? This bachelor’s life really does revolve around his kitchen, particularly at the moment, as he doesn’t own a dining table yet! 

The kitchen is his main area for entertaining, alone or with guests. It serves as the food storage and prep area along with being used for dining, serving coffee, cocktails and drinks. 

Plus, for now, it doubles up as the electronic hub station home office when required.

Our semi-industrial style capitalises on current available trends in concrete looking surfaces, without the challenges of real concrete in a renovation situation. 


Almost monochromatic in our choices, a heavy use of greys, charcoals and blacks off set with muted metallic and stainless steel make this kitchen bold, masculine and relaxing.

The kitchen boasts an oversized bench and suspended gantry that serves as practical storage, allows for an entertainment factor and also provides the opportunity to express the owner's personal décor style as it may change over the years. 

Flush full height doors and hidden drawers keep the look sleek and easy to maintain.

Credit list

Cabinetry handle
Kethy handle
Flooring
Veneto Rusticone oak timber plank, flooring, by Veneto; brushed and varnished Belluno finish
Sink
Chamboard Louis Large sink bowl, ceramic, by Abey
Pyrolytic oven, induction cooktop, built-in rangehood, integrated fridge/ freezer, integrated dishwasher, built-in wine cooler
Miele
Cabinetry
Polytec Thermo laminate – colour: Polytec Thermo Alabaster Matt; Woongarrah door profile
Benchtop and splashback
Signorino Desert Silver Natural Stone
Lighting
Titanium G2 Small (84mm) recessed downlight with White Fascia; Eclipse Warm white LED strip light with low profile and diffuser recessing into cabinetry with Auto sensor; LED strip in glide extrusion
Taps
Brodware kitchen mixer with Swivel spout; finish: Aged Iron
Awards
Trends International Design Awards (TIDA) Kitchens – Highly Commended

Story by: Australia TIDA Kitchens

Photography by: Isamu Sawa

22 Nov, 2020

For more than 30 years, Trends has promoted great home design ideas through its print, digital and online media.The Trends International Design Awards – TIDAs – take that involvement to the next level with the search for the best kitchens, bathrooms and homes across a number of the countries where Trends has a presence.


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