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

VIVA: Preserving the Eames Dream 

http://www.viva.co.nz/article/luxury/preserving-the-eames-dream/

Preserving the Eames Dream

The grandson of the design world's most influential husband-and-wife team talks about the joy and responsibility of keeping their design legacy alive
By Melinda Williams



When his university professor pulled up a slide of the now-iconic Eames House in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, during a class, Eames Demetrios recognised it with surprise.
“Hey, that’s my grandparents’ house!” he told his professor. Until that point, it hadn’t occurred to him that the home Charles and Ray Eames designed for themselves was the kind of international icon that would be taught to his fellow students.

read more here

 ...read more

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