Lofty Ideals

It takes a talented team to create a kitchen that holds its own in such a voluminous space as in this new build.  

The use of natural plywood as the primary material, anchored by black in a variety of textures has created sleekness and dynamism in this contemporary kitchen. 

Plywood with exposed edges is very much on trend, with the natural wood emphasising the lightness and space of the room, reflecting the flooring and exterior cladding.  

Gorgeous textures are found in the tiled splashback, and matt surface of the jet-black granite benchtop which features a black anthracite sink.  

Additionally, the black and wood hues have been woven together in open shelving spaces, which ties everything together neatly. 

Making use of the island bench as shelving space for displaying and storing items for entertaining is a clever touch and adds interest to the space.  

This is another large project that continues the kitchens’ contemporary minimalist look throughout the home. 

Kitchen Specifications

Benchtop: Artisan Stone – Granite Jet Black, Honed

Cabinets: Lacquered Birch Plywood in ‘Natural’ and Polaris Matt Black with exposed edges

Hardware: Häfele, Archant, Stefano Orlati & Fit 

Sink: Häfele – Undermount Black Anthracite

Splashback: Mosaic Black Tiles

Electrical: PDL Iconic Sockets & Switches (Black)

By Mastercraft Kitchens Southland

Designed by Malcolm Butler