Winning outlook

Crisp white benchtops set against jet cabinetry, and abundant display niches make this kitchen by Joinery Specialists a focus of the living spaces
View of a open-plan kitchen manufactured by Joinery countertop, cuisine classique, interior design, kitchen, real estate, room, gray, black
View of a open-plan kitchen manufactured by Joinery Specialists which features island, pendant lighting, polished concrete floors, bar stools, cabinetry, appliances.

Introducing a new or reinvented kitchen to your home often comes with an open agenda literally. Designing an open-plan kitchen that is as visually pleasing as it is efficient will benefit the look of your living areas beyond your workspace. A good designer will be thinking of both pictures.

This kitchen was created by Joinery Specialists, an Otago-based firm creating kitchens from solid, enduring materials. The design replaces a tired white kitchen with limited functionality, says manager Graeme Emmerson.


View of a open-plan kitchen manufactured by Joinery countertop, cuisine classique, interior design, kitchen, real estate, room, gray, black
View of a open-plan kitchen manufactured by Joinery Specialists which features island, pendant lighting, polished concrete floors, bar stools, cabinetry, appliances.

"Joinery Specialists achieved this new kitchen by translating the owners' likes into an aesthetically pleasing workspace," says Emmerson. "The kitchen has 60mm-deep Kymara benchtops in white, which counterpoint the black lacquer cabinetry. Together, these create a dramatic effect when viewed from adjacent areas."

Aluminium-strip handles build on the kitchen's strong yet minimalist appeal this attention to detail a hallmark of every job undertaken by the company.

View of a open-plan kitchen manufactured by Joinery countertop, cuisine classique, interior design, kitchen, real estate, room, gray, black
View of a open-plan kitchen manufactured by Joinery Specialists which features island, pendant lighting, polished concrete floors, bar stools, cabinetry, appliances.

Joinery Specialists offers professional kitchen solutions for developers, builders and architects, as well as homeowners.

For details, contact Joinery Specialists, 608 Kaikorai Valley Rd, Dunedin, phone (03) 488 2371, fax (03) 488 2615. Email: joineryspecialists@xtra.co.nz.

Feb 01, 2011
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