Black Beauty

Kitchen Studio Design Award 2020 Winner – Kitchen of the Year Winner – Peoples ChoiceDesigner – Surita Nel – Kitchen Studio North Shore Client Brief Nestled in the rougher terrain of Warkworth’s countryside, this rusticated industrial home housed a pokey kitchen that was impractical and outdated. The clients were clear. ‘Design me a sleek but unique kitchen that inspires in …

Finesse

Kitchen Studio Design Award 2020 Winner – Visual Impact Highly Commended – Kitchen of the YearDesigner – Surita Nel – Kitchen Studio North Shore Client Brief The open plan living space leads the eye out to the lake view. Located by the entrance, the kitchen needed to be practical and elegant while capitalising on the view. Issues: The island upstand …

Black and White Appeal

Kitchen Studio Design Award 2020 Winner – First Time EntrantDesigner – Sophie McDougall-Wenn – Kitchen Studio Palmerston North Client Brief Black and white never goes out of style and this was what my client wanted – a kitchen that was sleek and modern but would not lose its appeal in years to come. The space for this kitchen was only …

Made in Australia, Perfected in New Zealand

Kitchen Studio Design Award 2020 Winner – Peoples Choice Highly Commended – Creative ExcellenceDesigner – Natasha Ronaldson – Kitchen Studio North Shore Client Brief Pre-fabricated homes, constructed on site are becoming far more common in the ever evolving building industry. This bespoke, Australian manufactured home presented a unique challenge as all kitchen walls were pre-determined and plans needed to be …

Classic Cottage

Kitchen Studio Design Award 2020 Winner – Creative Small Space KitchenDesigner – Surita Nel – Kitchen Studio North Shore Client Brief The kitchen was the last room in the lockwood home to be renovated. Wanting a classic style to suit the rest of the décor, this kitchen was lacking in style, storage, workspace and organization. After having difficulty cleaning beside …

Bachelor A La Mode

Kitchen Studio Design Award 2020 Winner – Creative Excellence Highly Commended – Peoples ChoiceKitchen Studio Christchurch Client Brief This young bachelor with a central city pad wanted to transform his apartment living into a super stylish pad to entertain and enjoy with his friends. Requirements: No compromises on style, it’s got to be WOW. Mood lighting compulsory. Bar unit to …

Balderdash – Not!

Kitchen Studio Design Award 2020 Winner – Best Kitchen Design Up To $25,000Designer – Li-Swan Lim – Kitchen Studio Hamilton Client Brief The clients wanted a kitchen that would take their breath away! It needed to incorporate the huge stove that they had fallen in love with. Better flow to the dining room and lounge was desired. The clients wanted …

East Meets West, an Oriental Infusion

Kitchen Studio Design Award 2020 Highly Commended – Visual Impact and Peoples ChoiceDesigner – Wai Mihinui – Kitchen Studio Wellington Client Brief An award-winning architecturally designed home known for its uses of Feng Shui methodologies called for a uniquely light-handed approach for the new kitchen design. It was imperative to create a sleek modern design that nestled into the existing …

WOW! What A Difference

Kitchen Studio Design Award 2020 Highly Commended – Creative Small Space KitchenDesigner – Ambrose Vickers – Kitchen Studio Tauranga Client Brief These clients came to me unhappy with their existing kitchen which was a very tight G shape that made the space look and feel very small. We decided to change up the layout and make the space feel more …

Farmhouse Kitchen at its Finest

Kitchen Studio Design Award 2020 Highly Commended – First Time EntrantDesigner – Sophie McDougall-Wenn – Kitchen Studio Palmerston North Client Brief As soon as I meet these clients, I knew this kitchen would be all about those beautiful details and it absolutely is! The clients wanted a traditional country kitchen with a modern luxurious feel that will see them through …