Kitchen Design – Practicality and Pizazz to Mealtime

A complete kitchen by Porcelanosa.

Complete Kitchen Porcelanosa embodies one-stop shopping with a product line that includes all the necessary components. In this sleek kitchen, cabinets are made with high-density, water-resistant particleboard covered in a decorative laminate and coated with Antracita Brillo and Nogal Tenue gloss paint. Ceilan Marfil porcelain tile covers the floor while cabinets are topped with Granito Star counters.  For other complete kitchen possibilities, check out Porcelanosa’s new 12,000 square-foot Rockville showroom, which boasts vignettes and products from cabinetry to flooring. 

Aristocrat, a porcelain tile from Architectural Ceramics.

Smooth SurfaceAristocrat is a porcelain tile with an elegant natural stone look that comes in five colors and three finishes, and in a range of sizes that includes large-size formats. Available through any of Architectural Ceramics’ five area locations

Zinfandel Tigerwood, an engineered wood floor by BR-111.

Totally FlooredExotic hardwood flooring company BR-111 is adding a new, engineered wood floor to its mix. Zinfandel Tigerwood offers the strong, irregular grain of traditional tigerwood, but has been lightly scraped to create a slightly distressed look. This durable floor imparts a classic look in the kitchen.

Country Floors’ Crossings Collection.

Cool CollectionThe Crossings Collection from Country Floors is a line of decorative ceramic tile that’s produced by using a centuries-old encaustic process. Tiles come in a variety of patterns, inlay colors and styles. Suitable for walls and floors, the collection is available through Marble Systems Design.

Boffi’s Xila ST kitchen.

A Seamless Look
Designed by Luigi Massoni and CRS Boffi, the sleek Xila ST kitchen system is made up of modular bases—wall units and taller cabinets with angular, squared doors. Units, which come in a range of finishes, are fitted with push-to-open mechanisms for a seamless look.

A stainless-steel sink from Houzer.

Dish DutyHouzer’s new stainless-steel sinks are designed to complement today’s modern laminate countertops. Part of the Bellus collection, they are available in single, large single and double formats with special insulation to make them some of the quietest on the market.

The Vertical Double hood, from Best’s Sorpresa Collection.

Inspired by ItalyBest’s Sorpresa Collection of range hoods includes nine unique designs inspired by Italian designs. The designs are available in three categories: island, chimney and ceiling hoods; pictured here, the chimney Lipstick hood or the island Vertigo Double hood.

The U-3036RR under-counter refrigerator.

Flexible FridgeThe U-3036RR side-by-side under-counter refrigerator is intended to maximize food preservation with four temperature zone settings. It also boasts a digitally controlled, dual zone convection cooling system and an integrated OLED display with user interface ergonomically located on top of its door.

SieMatic’s BeauxArts.02 Collection of cabinetry.

A New InterpretationSieMatic’s BeauxArts Collection, a collaboration with designer Mick De Giulio, first debuted in 2006. Now, SieMatic is introducing BeauxArts.02, a lighter, more linear collection that includes new design elements and proportions, materials, colors and door styles. 

The Flamberge Rotisserie from La Cornue.

French RoastThe Flamberge Rotisserie from La Cornue roasts meats, poultry, fish and whole fruits using a streamlined design based on heat circulation. With no ventilation constraints, the Flamberge is easy to install and comes in 28 colors. Available through Appliance Distributors Unlimited in Chantilly, Virginia. 

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