With one foot in the 1970s and the other in the 2010s, this kitchen is revealing in its design. Wood-and-white, so popular some decades ago, has made quite the comeback; the contemporary twist is the flat-front door panels, with their emphasis on continuous horizontal grain. Another juxtaposition of past and present: the appliances. Brand-new wall ovens contrast with the age-old Aga cooker, tucked away in a paneled alcove. plaarchitects.ie
Leslie Clagett is a seasoned yet passionate observer of the international kitchen
and bath industries, and the founder of KBCULTURE.com. An editor at publications ranging from Arts +
Architecture to Kitchens & Baths, she is also the author of The New
City Home [The Taunton Press], among other books. Leslie has a
tremendous respect for quality design and the people who labor in its
pursuit; her discerning eye has been known to get a little misty in the
presence of true beauty.