A modern luxury kitchen harmoniously combines elegance, function, and innovative design. This client project is a perfect example of that combination. As an experienced chef the owner wanted a clean minimalist kitchen design. Yet it still had to have all the practicality necessary to cook and entertain for intimate dinner parties on a regular basis.
Often times in an existing home getting the ideal kitchen is more than just a matter of design, it’s involves a major floor plan reconfiguration. This project is a good example of that fact. You can see the before & after story here..
The Heart of the Home: More About this Modern Luxury Kitchen
The primary palette leverages neutral shades punctuated with bold accents of black and metallic finishes. Rich Machia Vechia compaq quartz is used for countertops, providing a timeless elegance and unparalleled durability. The cabinetry, a mix of streamlined natural wood with a matte finish contrasted with matte gray, embodies minimalist principles. The look is clean yet provides seamless storage solutions.
Concealed high-end appliances and “appliance garage” are integral to this design. The fridge and freezer towers, warming drawers and dishwashers blend seamlessly into the cabinetry. The Meile steam and convection ovens, while exposed, still maintain a sleek aesthetic. Ample, organized storage is a key feature. Pull-out pantries, built-in spice racks, and custom drawers designed for utensils and cutlery maximize space utilization and maintain the clutter-free aesthetic.
The kitchen island, is the centerpiece. It functions as a prep area, breakfast bar, and social hub. Waterfall edges on the island continue the clean lines and add a touch of opulence. A Gaggenau induction cooktop and flush ceiling extractor with remote fan motor were essential in this modern luxury kitchen design due to the kitchen island’s location. A protruding hood or downdraft would be a big no-no when it comes to entertaining.
Adjacent to the kitchen is the newly designed bar and dining areas. The bar has the smart beverage fridge and wine cooler subtly integrated into the same cabinetry combination of natural wood and matte gray finishes. While in the dining room the custom cabinetry extends the clean lines of the kitchen and melds to spaces together.
(See the before & after story here.)