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A restaurant kitchen is as much an engine room as a theatre of food. How can you incorporate the best of both worlds?

ATTENTION TO KITCHEN DESIGN DETAIL

Restaurant kitchens today are not too dissimilar from domestic kitchens: they are stages for engaging the diner in the preparation and theatre of food. However, a restaurant kitchen is more an engine room than an aesthetic space. So how does a designer incorporate the best of both worlds? (more…)

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5 TIPS FOR DESIGNING COMMERCIAL KITCHENS FOR GAME LODGES

Create a Spacious Goods Receiving and Storage Area Bush lodge kitchens must be supported by large receiving, ambient storage and cold/freezer storage areas located near or adjacent to the main kitchen. Cold rooms and freezer rooms should also be specified for the tough climate and for the needs of the kitchen. Separate dry goods and […]

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SIMPLE LUXURY FROM BULTHAUP KITCHENS

bulthaup, one of the world’s most luxurious kitchen design and manufacture companies, has launched three new looks for kitchens in 2016: (more…)

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SMEG LEADS THE WAY IN KITCHEN APPLIANCE DESIGN

Smeg’s latest collection of kitchen appliances all co-ordinate perfectly due to their high quality design – confirming the Italian brand’s position as one of the world leaders in kitchen design. The NEW Classic Collection   In celebration of their long-standing relationship with Guido Canali, who is hailed as one of the most significant Italian architects […]

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TOM DIXON’S ICE KITCHEN INSTALLATION

Caesarstone, a leading manufacturer of premium quartz surfaces, has revealed the first instalment of its year-long collaboration with designer Tom Dixon. ICE, an ice-inspired kitchen installation by Dixon, was unveiled at the Interior Design Show in Toronto, where Caesarstone has previously presented work by Nendo, RawEdges and Philippe Malouin. (more…)

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Lyall Wilcox from Bristle et Hues a finalist in Ceasarstone Kitchen of the Year

CAESARSTONE KITCHEN FINALISTS SHORT-LISTED

Eight pairs of designers and homeowners have been selected as finalists in the Caesarstone Kitchen of the Year competition, placing them in the running to win two R50 000 cash prizes. Kitchens from all over South Africa featuring Caesarstone surfaces, and installed in the past 18 months, were eligible to enter the Kitchen of the Year […]

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Hansgrohe launches web-based bathroom specifier tool

Hansgrohe South Africa last week announced the launch of its revolutionary web-based bathroom and kitchen design tool, iSpecify. First in the market, this online specification tool allows architects, interior designers and bathroom planners to plan, source and coordinate their projects with the Axor and Hansgrohe products ranges. “Innovation is part of our business DNA and […]

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Optima Kitchens celebrates 20 years of ‘difference in design’

The foundation of this Johannesburg-based family business is infused with a clear understanding of design and a passion for the heart of the home. “Being sensitive to the client’s needs and listening attentively to create a solution is what Optima is all about,” says Stefan Marais, marketing manager at Optima Kitchens. At the core of […]

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Kitchen appliance trends for 2011

The soul of any kitchen lies in the appliances that it houses – kitchen appliances need to be functional, aesthetically pleasing, technologically advanced and energy efficient. Brennan Menday from premium appliance manufacturer, Miele SA, offers an overview on what elements are currently driving the design and innovation of kitchen appliances going forward. “One transition that […]

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