Seaside influence

With a large extended family who visit regularly, the homeowners wanted a practical kitchen, and a freestanding Smeg range fitted the bill
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View of a kitchen which features Smeg appliances available from Applico.

When the views are spectacular, it's often best for open-plan living areas to provide a simple backdrop, rather than try to compete.

This home, overlooking Red Beach, has wide views from its open-plan living areas, and interior designer Trinity Interiors created a space that subtly reflects the sea and sky colours.


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View of a kitchen which features Smeg appliances available from Applico.

Interior designer Matt Thomas says the owners wanted the kitchen to be functional and understated, and to work well as a communal area when the family visited.

"We based our choice of appliances on the same principle, selecting the Smeg freestanding oven because it is reliable, functional and easy to operate, and we paired it with the Smeg rangehood," he says.

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View of kitchen of a DRH show home in Dunedin which features appliances from Applico including a Smeg two-door refrigerator, fully integrated dishwasher and wall oven.

This particular Smeg 90cm-wide stainless steel freestanding oven has an induction top with five hobs in varying sizes. The oven offers eight functions including grilling, fan-forced and conventional baking, and defrosting.

For more information on Smeg appliances, visit the website: www.applico.co.nz.

Sep 29, 2009
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