Joke Eden, architect, designer, and one of many two managing administrators of Donnerblitz Design, reworked a Münster, Germany, townhouse from 1900 into his dream house. Nonetheless, the spotlight of the mission is the kitchen on the primary ground. Joke needed a light-weight and ethereal look, which is why many of the parts—the cupboards, partitions, and ground—are in white, complemented by accents in yellow and orange. Enough cupboard space was created with floor-to-ceiling cupboards and an island, which Joke outfitted with an attention grabbing customized terrazzo high and the three-dimensional oak paneling. The latter makes the island look much less “kitcheny” and extra like a bar when seen from the lounge facet.
Modern meets classic
Inside designers Selma Akkari and Rawan Muqaddas intentionally went for thrilling contrasts when renovating this condominium in Brooklyn’s Cobble Hill neighborhood. It’s not stunning, then, that when it got here to picking a kitchen, they opted for a mannequin by Denmark’s David Thulstrup, who’s greatest recognized for his skillful mixture of refined and ultra-modern parts. Right here, industrial-looking aluminum parts, eye-catching Calacatta marble, and darkish wooden mingle elegantly. Moreover, the absence of wall cupboards makes the kitchen unit and island look extra like items of furnishings and thus higher built-in into the residing space. The general design emphasizes the condominium’s ethereal, modern environment whereas staying true to the constructing’s historic character.