Take a look inside this modern burgundy kitchen

Transformed frrom the traditional limed oak kitchen that was here before, high-gloss crimson units are central to the new modern, streamlined look.

Transformed frrom the traditional limed oak kitchen that was here before, high-gloss crimson
units are central to the new modern, streamlined look.

Simple, stainless-steel-effect bar handles accentuate the linear look, while the Tundra limestone floor tiles retain warmth even after the underfloor heating has been switched off.

Modern red kitchen

kitchen area with limenstone floor tiles and white wall and red cabinets

(Image credit: Future PLC/Colin Poole )

The design and cabinetry was created by Alex Lee at In-toto Kitchens (opens in new tab), and the limestone floor tiles are from Mandarin Stone (opens in new tab).

Kitchen hatch

kitchen area with red cabinets and white wall

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A hatch in the wall, which is used as a breakfast bar, allows the kitchen to become a social part of the dining room next door. The white and black theme continues in the dining room, but the vibrant red is reserved for the statement kitchen.

The Glacier white worktops are from Corian (opens in new tab).

Storage units

kitchen area with burgandy cabinets and oven

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Undercabinet lights complement the ceiling spots and provide task lighting for food preparation. The roomy drawers hold crockery and pans, while the overhead cupboards make the most of the space available. The owners chose black accessories, chinaware and appliances to contrast with the red and white.

Larder cupboard

kitchen area with white cupboard

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A tall larder unit at the end of the cabinets provides additional storage. It wraps around and hides a ceiling support that remains from the original kitchen wall.

Hidden bin

kitchen area with burgandy cabinets with hidden bin

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A smart front panel mimics a stack of 3 drawers and conceals a pull-out bin, as well as keeping the continuity of the horizontal lines around the kitchen.

American-style fridge freezer

kitchen area with fridge

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The American fridge-freezer dispenses cubed and crushed ice, as well as chilled drinking water. Wall space has been maximised around it with a lift-up door and cupboard above and pull-out larder units on either side.

The fridge-freezer is from Neff (opens in new tab).

Modern extractor

kitchen area with black extractor

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A spectacular extractor creates a focal point and illuminates the hob. In black glass, the hood stands out to even better effect against the white background.

The OM chimney extractor hood in black glass is from Elica (opens in new tab).

Modern kitchen tap

kitchen area with tap

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The chrome tap fulfilled the owner's request for a model that was simple, functional and contemporary. It accompanies a deep bowl and shallower prep sink, both of which are moulded into the worktop.

The tap is from Blanco (opens in new tab).

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Heather Young
Heather Young

Heather Young has been Ideal Home’s Editor since late 2020, and also edits its sister title Style At Home. 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.