The brief was to create a sociable open living space that had a timeless aesthetic. The clients opted for the Cornell Painted design which effortlessly achieves this look. A contrasting oak mantel creates a focal point in the kitchen area and also a place to display chosen pieces. The clients chose chrome lights to add a touch of drama to the scheme. The worktops are a mix of oak and kashmir gold granite which inject lots of warmth to the interior.
By raising the panelling behind the sink, a place which can become messy at dinner parties, is discreetly hidden from view from the dining area. A dresser area in the kitchen, with open shelving, glazed cabinets and pigeon holes, creates decorative storage opportunities and is linked to the rest of the room via a bridge section above the door.