25 January 2010

Period Pastiche

I believe the design of this kitchen will hold up—at least in the short term—over the years to come. Inserting anonymous, modern islands into the semi-classical, contoured space tweaks both the geometry and the style of the room. The Artichoke light [designed by Poul Henningsen in 1958] somehow makes me think of what might happen if all the dentil molding in the room was compressed into a ball—and then blown up. designlabarch.com, edlundhaasdesign.com

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