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: Textural Layering 

http://www.viva.co.nz/article/ luxury/textural-layering/

Textural Layering

Bring a fashionable edge to your home design with the latest from Matisse International Furniture



If there’s one thing that’s always in fashion in New Zealand, it’s layering. It’s a style habit born from necessity because of our changeable coastal climate; one that gives us the flexibility to add or subtract from our outfits depending on the turn of the wind or clouds. And perhaps it’s also an outworking of our love of the colour black — if you’re going to dress in monochrome, layering up contrasting textures or shades is the easiest way to add interest and depth to a look.

read more here


 ...read more

Arclinea at Eurocucina 2016  





As part of Eurocucina 2016 in Milan, Arclinea celebrated its 90th year,
presenting a new project by Antonio Citterio - Principia


Function and Ritual motivate the design of Principia, highlighting natural materials, innovative production technologies and artisan detailing. The concept of the Kitchen as the heart of the home is revisited becoming the main driver for interiors. Function, purpose of work and shared experiences combined, form the model of Principia. A connected, coordinated, beautifully crafted and functional kitchen concept.



Principia merges an antique-look-rough wood with an innovative stainless steel finish. The new development of technological PVD (Physical Vapour Deposition) is embedded throughout the design. To find out more click here.

Arclinea 'Principia' Scullery

Arclinea 'Principia' Eurocucina display

Arclinea 'Principia' galley kitchen with central island.

 ...read more

Milan News Cassina  


Origins of the Future  - 
Cassina's New 2016 Collection

 ...read more

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