At its heart, they wanted to create a kitchen which combined traditional style with contemporary design, to suit the age and history of the building, whilst meeting all the demands of an active family life. Their aim was to create a light and bright kitchen, as the space is long and fairly narrow with deeply recessed windows which do not always provide a lot of natural light.
Therefore, when it came to selecting a surface for this busy space, our customers chose Corian for its durability and contemporary finish. Along the wall units, where they anticipated spending less time preparing food, a wooden worktop was selected for its traditional charm and warmth. Perhaps the most challenging aspect of the project, was incorporating good extraction into the design. Due to the height and pitch of the ceiling, it was not possible to fit a traditional extractor fan and a downdraft extractor would take up to much space on the narrow island. As a result, our designer sourced a hanging extractor fan and two matching light fittings to go with it, based on the lighting style specified by our customers.