Beach house appeal has a modern twist

Contrast of stainless steel and Chestnut wood veneer for contemporary European style kitchen

Photography by: Mark Scowen Photography
The owners wanted a contemporary European style ultra-functional cabinetry, countertop, cuisine classique, interior design, kitchen, real estate, gray
The owners wanted a contemporary European style ultra-functional kitchen for a sophisticated beach house.

Designed by Laura Ellis, Matisse

From the designer:

The owners wanted a contemporary European Style ultra-functional kitchen for a sophisticated beach house with clean, angular architectural lines and neutral colours that reflect the beach landscape.

·      Contrast of stainless steel doors, tops and plinths with Fume Chestnut wood veneer finish

·      To have hanging/suspended shelves above the island to complement the slope of the high pitched ceiling. This proved to be the biggest installation challenge. A flat section had to be built on the sloping ceiling to hold the weight of the double solid stainless steel hanging shelves with


Stainless steel island doors, tops and plinths contrast countertop, floor, interior design, kitchen, gray
Stainless steel island doors, tops and plinths contrast with the Fume Chestnut wood veneer finish on tall cabinetry

·      built-in touch LED lighting and utensil holder bars

·      The island, with deep drawers and hidden internal cutlery drawers, to be a feature of the kitchen

·      To have sleek Integrated handles – chosen from the Arclinea Convivium range

·      To give a modern Italian/European feel, look and style to the beach house

·      Open plan with a good flow to a walk through side scullery with second sink

The open plan has a good flow to architecture, cabinetry, countertop, floor, flooring, hardwood, house, interior design, kitchen, real estate, wood, wood flooring, black, gray
The open plan has a good flow to a walk through side scullery with a second sink.

·      Kitchen cabinetry to frame the back window

·      Two large pantries in the main kitchen with Blum pull out drawers

·      Streamlined and integrated appliances

·      Flush induction cooktop and downdraft ventilation with pop up plug

·      Integrated dishwasher and bin

·      Large oven and steam oven

·      Full fridge and full freezer plus a Beer and Wine fridge

·      Stainless steel sink welded into the 120cm thick, chunky island worktop

·      LED strip lighting

Dec 03, 2018

Credit list

Cabinetry
Arclinea - Convivium Style - Stainless Steel & Fume Chestnut
Benchtops
Arclinea - Stainless Steel
Kitchen sink
Arclinea - Forsters - welded in stainless steel sink
Wine fridge
Vintec
Designer
Laura Ellis, Matisse
Cabinetry hardware
Blum
Lighting
Arclinea Hanging Stainless Steel shelf with built in LED
Appliances
Gaggenau
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