Used for storage and as a breakfast bar, the olive ash veneer island is a sleek piece of freestanding furniture.The open display shelving has been crafted from the same olive ash timber. The island's grain runs continuously around the unit and adds to its grand aspect. Recessed stainless-steel plinths give it a floating appearance, while walls and woodwork painted in neutral shades create a sense of height.
1/7 Kitchen units
Lotus range by Schmidt
2/7 Kitchen sink
Crema Soave Arenastone worksurfaces top the units, while a swan-necked tap completes the modern look.
3/7 Curved kitchen cupboards
4/7 Crockery storage drawer
These handy, wide storage drawers come with a wooden base and moveable pegs to keep crockery from shifting around when the units are opened and closed. Bar handles in brused steel match the other metallic elements in the design.
Kitchen drawer storage
5/7 Kitchen warming drawers
These warming drawers are ideal for when entertaining guests, as their position in the island means plates and food can be kept warm until needed. The brushed-steel finish contrasts against the continuous grain of the island.
Kitchen warming drawers
6/7 Integrated dishwasher
The integrated dishwasher gives the option of washing either small or larger loads.
Fisher & Paykel
7/7 Kitchen dining area
The warm tones of the dining table and chairs echo the warm tones of the island, while a run of tall units provides plenty of storage space. Abitare porcelain flooring is a hardwearing choice.
Kitchen dining table and chairs
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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.
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