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The bespoke high-gloss cabinetry is the focal point in this smart open-plan kitchen. Its workstation is split into two areas, eating and cooking, with a frosted-glass section in the centre that stores herbs and spices behind sliding doors.

1/8 Kitchen layout

kitchen area with white wall and dining table with chairs

(Image credit: future PLC/James Underton)

Kitchen cabinetry
Nelson Taylor

2/8 Breakfast bar

kitchen with plates and bowls with dining table and chairs

(Image credit: future PLC/James Underton)

Full-stave oak on the island forms a breakfast bar and warms up the muted grey quartz composite worktops elsewhere. High stools at the island unit are ideal for breakfast and informal dining.

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Atlantic Shopping

3/8 Induction hobs

kitchen room with vegetables and induction hob

(Image credit: future PLC/James Underton)

Not only does this glass cabinet store spices, it hides any cooking mess from guests. Both the domino wok hob and four-zone hob use induction technology. This means that for compatible pans to heat up, they need to be in contact with the hob. To achieve this with a wok, the domino hob is recessed in the middle.

Domino wok hob and four-zone hob

4/8 Built-in appliances

kitchen room with drawers and cabinets

(Image credit: future PLC/James Underton)

Besides storage for food, crockery and kitchen equipment, the glossy purple units house a single oven, combination microwave and a warming drawer.


5/8 Sink area

kitchen room with sink tap and vegetables

(Image credit: future PLC/James Underton)

A swan-necked tap has a separate rinse and serves two matching stainless-steel sinks. To the side, a tap dispenses chilled, filtered water.

Tap and sinks

6/8 Crockery storage

kitchen room with plates in drawer

(Image credit: future PLC/James Underton)

The bespoke oak plate racks in this pull-out drawer are ideal for storing crockery and utensils and allow work surfaces to be kept clutter-free.

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7/8 Integrated dishwasher

kitchen room with marble worktop and cabinets

(Image credit: future PLC/James Underton)

A double-drawer dishwasher has been included so that the sink area can be used for food preparation.

DishDrawer dishwasher from Fisher & Paykel

8/8 Tall cabinetry

kitchen room with white wall and cabinets

(Image credit: future PLC/James Underton)

Floor-to-ceiling cabinetry provides a wall of storage so that nothing is left out on the worktopsHandleless kitchen doors are a great way to give a sleek, streamlined feel. Limestone tiles cover the floor and create a sense of brightness in the kitchen.

Floor tiles
Applestone limestone tiles from Boniti

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Heather Young

Heather Young has been Ideal Home’s Editor since late 2020, and Editor-In-Chief since 2023. She is an interiors journalist and editor who’s been working for some of the UK’s leading interiors magazines for over 20 years, both in-house and as a freelancer.