Mid-century inspired kitchen

project

A tricky newbuild cleverly designed by Harrison Sutton Partnership to make the best use of a ‘burgage plot’ – an Anglo-Saxon term used to describe thin strips of land behind a townhouse.

the brief:

Mid-century modern design is often credited for driving the popularity of open plan living. For this project our clients wanted an open-plan kitchen that works with the building’s slim dimensions. The kitchen also needs to complement their beautiful collection of mid-century furniture.

the design:

The proportions of this home are perfectly suited to a galley style layout that is true to Mid-century kitchen design. However, rather than create a traditional galley we used an island to create an open-ended galley. This allows people to freely move in and out of the kitchen without having to squeeze past each other.

The openness of mid-century kitchens was often accentuated by using open shelving, either as an accent or a main feature. Here we have framed the window with cabinetry to make a stylish showcase and give the suggestion of open shelving.

Another popular feature found in many self-respecting mid-century kitchens was the breakfast nook – a casual dining space near the kitchen area. In this kitchen our clients have used a striking combination of leather bench seating and upholstered dining chairs.

With a style deep-rooted in the Bauhaus philosophy, bulthaup’s precision and understated finishes are the perfect choice for this space. A combination of metal, wood and laminate are in-keeping with mid-century kitchens but bulthaup’s style and gentle colour palette creates timeless elegance rather than a retro themed kitchen.

project type
Kitchens
Location
Totnes

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