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Callignee Ii Regeneration


Most Innovative Kitchen Design

Hamilton Design Pty Ltd
(03) 9707 1824
Chris Clarke
Alicia Taylor & Lifestyle Channel

Callignee II - Regeneration

The deliberate intention of the designer to leave the scars of the fire damage and work to reinstate the kitchen with a simple aesthetic and practical design layout is admirable.

The simple form is the foundation of a practical and workable kitchen set behind the generous island bench. There is no trace of conventional kitchen finishes such as tiles and two pack but, rather, an organic palette of burnished, cracked and heat scorched concrete floor, bench surfaces and steel bench perimeter materials that are expressed in the detail of the cabinetry design. The materials and colours mesh well with the architecture.

The modern slick appliances are all hidden behind cupboard doors to keep the technology understated. An expansive bi-fold glass window acts as ventilation for cooking and as a servery to the outdoor courtyard connecting with the outdoors.

The boundaries of the kitchen are blurred as it has been strategically placed in the centre of the home to connect with the meals, living and dining, which are all in close proximity. Hand-made and textured furniture pieces add to the relaxed feel of the kitchen, and complement the neighbouring rooms.

Earthy textures make this kitchen interior and design timeless and respectful of its past embers.