By Concetta Cancio. kitchen design. At Thursday, July 11th 2019, 04:08:49 AM.
This newly renovated kitchen required skilled craftsmanship to acquire its rich patina of age
The resulting aged cabinets were complemented with a drag-painted finish on the walls. Although the existing kitchen was gutted, the designers had to work around several structural obstacles. The major one was a large metal air conditioning duct in a wall between the kitchen and lounge. The wall was removed to lighten the whole space up, and the ducting concealed beneath a servery. The air ducts above were concealed behind Latticework. As the removed wall was a load-bearing structure, a rolled steel joist was placed in the ceiling above the servery and was supported by a steel post at one end of the servery. This was concealed in a fluted column, and another column was placed on the Opposite bench corner to match. This unit contains one of two china display cabinets with interior lights, which houses part of the owner’s collection of L1adro figurines. The kitchen’s design is a mixture of styles, happily combining a French Provençal-style dining table in American cherry wood with glass bricks, granite, latticework and neoclassical columns.