Our Latest Award Winning Kitchen Design | A Clean Lined Design, Inspired By Nature 



The kitchen is located in Governors Bay, nestled into the Port Hills, 20 minutes from Christchurch’s city centre. The owners sought an organic aesthetic to complement the rugged bush surroundings and the exterior of the home finished in timber, stone and copper. It was important that the kitchen be driven by function and to have a "measured elegant feel"
says Maria Pomeroy of Matisse Christchurch.



The “Gamma” collection from Arclinea was the perfect fit to complement the brief. The seamless aesthetic of “Gamma” features clean lines and incorporates recessed handles into the structure of the bench top. Long cabinet drawers were chosen to maximise storage and to accentuate the kitchen’s linear lines. Floating shelves help achieve the elegant, Japanese feel the clients loved and provide beautiful spaces for display.



Above - The beautiful outlook from the kitchen bench of Governors Bay and the Port Hills.

Contrasting the generous use of timber, with soft matt black surfaces in defined areas on the island and back wall, helped avoid a strictly symmetrical look. Stainless steel on the back working bench and splashbacks adds practicality and an element of reflection and light to the overall design.



The “Armour” finish, in Nero from Arclinea, is tactile and warm and has the benefit of absorbing light. This adds a softness to the colour palette during the day and at night when lighting comes into play.” says Maria Pomeroy of Matisse Christchurch.

 

Photography - Mark Scowen


 ...read more

Milan Design Week 2018 Part 2 - Cassina, ClassiCon and BD Barcelona Highlights 




Cassina

The Cassina showroom in Milan is a place of ideas, experimentation and innovation. Fifty years after it first opened, the showroom has been extended and remodelled by the likes of Mario Bellini, Vico Magistretti and Achille Castiglioni to name a few. Now Cassina introduces Patricia Urquiola's 2018 remodel as a new chapter where the collection 'This Will Be the Space' is on show. Patricia Urquiola has designed a sculptural staircase leading to the first floor by passing through the ‘cupola’ dome, the very heart of the showroom. Patricia proudly sits on the landing of the staircase on the Feltri Armchair designed by Gaetano Pesce.





The latest sofa designed by Patricia Urquiola for Cassina is the Bowy Sofa a modular sofa with soft and welcoming curves that can be composed in a playful way. Circular, semi-circular and rectangular shapes alternate dynamically to create a play of volumes and a graphic silhouette.


Cassina presents the Maralunga 40-Maxi sofa, designed by Vico Magistretti in 1973, in a version with a 35% wider and 10% deeper seat. Maralunga 40-Maxi is pure temptation, an invitation to take the weight off your feet, lie back and relax into its even softer and more welcoming form.



ClassiCon

ClassiCon featured a range of new products at Salone del Mobile, including the Aërias by Tilla Goldberg and Ippolito Fleitz Group. The design is a combination of age old traditional weaving realised in elegant leather and high-tech CNC milled wood. The familiar pattern of the Vienna wickerwork is reinterpreted on a larger scale with leather as the weaving material. Aërias has been awarded winner by Stylepark Selected Salone del Mobile 2018.



The Pli Table (above) presents itself with a selection of tabletops in spectacular marble patterns and colours. The Pli table was a winner of Wallpaper* Magazine’s Design Awards 2018.The Pegasus Home Desk designed by Ippolito Fleitz and Tilla Goldberg is now available in new colours including leather in khaki and body in nightblue (below).



BD Barcelona

Bd Barcelona presented a range of innovative designs, a highlight being the Grasso collection designed by Stephen Burks. The collection includes an armchair, stools and ceramic designs available in a range of colour and textile options.





Stephen Burks’ work is inspired by the culture and traditional handcrafts of Dakar. The visual result sits well with BD Barcelona’s long tradition of supporting adventurous artistic expression.


The ceramics within the Grasso Collection push the boundaries of the furniture collection further with a complete organic yet structured form. The ribbing forms a restraint much like the framing of the stools and armchair designs.
 ...read more

Keyword Cloud
Parnell furniture elegant chaise longue Alexander Girard Antonio Citterio Luxury Fit out Michel Sofa Authentic Design Pli Table airia media storage Urquiola lounge crinoline Akari lighting Tout Va Bien Cabinet Classic Perriand Cassina New Zealand Jean-Marie Massaud Cassina interiors eurocucina airia desk Japan Salone del Mobile Moroso modern design Bell side table italian kitchens cassina Designer Dining Furniture milan husk Adjustable table modern furniture NZ Poltrona Frau iconic design restaurant Designer bathrooms Charlotte Perriand Eames aluminium group Minimal Classic Collection best Cassina Classics armchair mid century modern Suita Rimadesio Eames House Bird Designer Sofas Frank Lloyd Wright classic design room Charles and Ray Eames design news Luxury Kitchen living room mart chair Brand Van Egmond iconic contemporary Vitra latest Germany arclinea william brand Vitra New Zealand Hiroshima chair Christmas Featured home luxury Apartment fitout Showrooms b&b italia Aeron LC4 Project kitchen Ray sofa Jasper Morrison Graphic prints interior fit out armour Sandra Lindner Beds LC2 Arclinea New Zealand durable design bed Timeless Timeless Classic Bell lights LC lights Lowland Sofa Eames lounge chair and ottoman Auckland Furniture Moroso New Zealand Maxalto table Vitra Home new designs viva Eames hang it all sliding doors Cassina NZ Jeanneret Herman Miller B&B Italia New Zealand pointed cushions gift Italian furniture custom made Velaria Sliding Doors european kitchens Citterio Luxury brands monocle cafe Outdoor design milan fair outdoor architecture Tufty Time Jeffrey Bernett Bell coffee table designer home Exclusive bespoke furniture bocci shelving Mid century furniture Sebastian Herkner Authentic Lightwood chair European Designer Kitchens Design tabano Italian design online customised Apartment Kitchens Serie Up 2000 style new products interior design Apartment fit out Fornasetti Agape High end american furniture LC50 Euvira rocking chair Kristalia customer service luxury interior design Schloss Elmau Kitchens Maruni Italian eames moulded plastic armchairs Mario Bellini New Zealand Furniture Matisse Luxury furniture nemo original principia pendant shop LC3 spa sustainable excellence award winning Furniture Tokyo International furniture custom Eames soft pad love 50th Eileen Gray favourite design designer interior design Diesis 73 series Classic Furniture novelties Eames G7 quality chair Buy Online Jader Almeida Super Beam Sofa System modern modern furniture New Zealand Le Corbusier Naoto Fukasawa bed collection Designer kitchens LED Maison&Objet workmanship Bedrooms Design consultation PVD Designer furniture gentry Vico Magistretti Designer New Zealand interiors miniatures Artusi european Partitioning patricia urquiola classicon Melinda Williams Vondom sofa Vieques Cassina designs
Share this page