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Kitchen luxury – if you can afford it

10.06.2011 · Posted in Kitchens, Oh, really?

Have you seen it – the world’s most expensive fitted kitchen? And would you pay nearly $470,000 (300,000 pounds sterling) for it? (via The Guardian UK) Is it a trifle nouveau riche, perhaps, a teeny bit too Trumpesque for you? Leo Hickman at The Guardian reckons the luxurious finishes, including 24 carat gold leafing, crocodile ...

Oven placement?

06.08.2011 · Posted in Kitchens, Oh, really?

What do you think? Did someone forget to order a cabinet? The almost complete non-existence of usable counter-top is something I’ve become quite accustomed to in European kitchens – and I’ve posted before, probably too often, about how easily an oven can become an accidental focal point in a kitchen. But ovens apparently free-standing on ...

All the buttons

02.02.2011 · Posted in Kitchens, Oh, really?

Here’s  trendy little kitchen from the real estate pages in Malmo, Sweden. Featuring the color of the year – “honeysuckle” pink – coupled with my favorite white subway tile: (via and BrightBazaar) A striking color combination, isn’t it? The paint job does seem a little unfortunate, but it’s a valiant attempt to overcome that delightful ...

Lighting – The Tolomeo Identity

12.16.2010 · Posted in Kitchens, Oh, really?

I’ve been following this trend for a year or so now – office style suspension lamps appearing as task lighting in kitchens, especially the beautiful Tolomeo series from Artemide (blogged here and here, for example): I hadn’t realized quite how long the trend had persisted, though, until this movie scene caught my attention the other ...

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