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Bartholomew Rd Contemporary Kitchen, London

The original layout on the ground floor of this beautiful semi detached property included a small well aged kitchen connected to the dinning area by a 70’s brick bar!
Since the kitchen is 'the heart of every home' and 'everyone always ends up in the kitchen at a party' our brief was to create an open plan space respecting the buildings original internal features and highlighting the large sash windows that over look the garden.

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Kitchen - small contemporary medium tone wood floor kitchen idea in London with flat-panel cabinets, white cabinets, wood countertops, gray backsplash, porcelain backsplash, no island and black appliances — Houzz

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jennijames99 wrote:
What is the brand and model of the stove?
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nicolecpotter

Ok love the kitchen. Have to ask- do you know anything about the guitar on the wall? ;-) tx

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Sorry Can't help you there.

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adrianb wrote:
Cabinet door - How is the cabinet door near the hob going to accessed ?
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1231mare

Are the utensils right above the burners on the stove? If so quite dangerous?

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Martins Camisuli Architects

it's not been a problem for the last 10 years. thanks for your concern!

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gustafsss wrote:
What type of wood did you use for the shelves? Lovely kitchen.
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How deep are the shelves?


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About 300mm. Could be 35omm. It was 10 years ago!

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Brittany Rinck wrote:
What brand is that stove/oven? - What brand or where did you get that small double oven burner combo? It looks narrow and cute and a good use of space
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Martins Camisuli Architects

I believe I have answered this question before. Have a look on the feed and if not get back to me.

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Martins Camisuli Architects

It is a CDA stove. Client bought it in 2012.

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pennyswartz wrote:
Cabinet Fronts - Are they laminate? They look shiny. I like them.
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Hi there.

Yes I think they are laminated. I'm glad you like them. This is actually an IKEA kitchen. But we tend to install bespoke doors on their cabinets.

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Anamaria Dobrin wrote:
Floating shelves system - Please explain how the shelves are hung. I don't think it's the classic floating shelf system because they seem too thin. Thanks :)
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These are solid wood oak shelves with an expansion bolt into the wall. You can find these bolts in most hardware stores. I found these online for example:

http://www.ironmongerydirect.co.uk/products/shelving_and_storage/shelving_brackets/96203/ion_floating_shelf_support/791796?vat=1&shopping=true&gclid=CLXJkdPr1soCFQYTwwoduBcKCQ&gclsrc=aw.ds

They will do the job.

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jbuckley100 wrote:
Countertops - What do you use to treat the countertops? I use mineral oil on mine, but they NEVER look this shiny! It's a lovely space.
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Martins Camisuli Architects

I'm afraid I couldn't tell you. The client we designed this kitchen for no long lives here and I believe this kitchen has now been stripped out by it's new owner. Maintenance of this worktop was done by them. I imagine that on the day of this shoot we probably only used Pledge to remove any dust. Sorry I can't be more helpful.

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lnm2016 wrote:
what brand/model is the range hood?
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Martins Camisuli Architects

It is a CDA stove. It is from 2012. I'm sure they must have something similar if you look on their website.

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bellasperling wrote:
How to attach this free "floating " shelves to the wall? - Bellasperling@yahoo.com
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Martins Camisuli Architects

These are solid wood oak shelves with an expansion bolt into the wall. Most hardware stores in the UK have them. I found these online:

http://www.ironmongerydirect.co.uk/products/shelving_and_storage/shelving_brackets/96203/ion_floating_shelf_support/791796?vat=1&shopping=true&gclid=CLXJkdPr1soCFQYTwwoduBcKCQ&gclsrc=aw.ds

They will do the job.

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Amber S wrote:
Paint? - What is the paint color? Thanks!
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I'm pretty sure it's Calamine/Farrow & Ball.

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flopsycat1 wrote:
Vent hood - I also have a vent hood with the duct work stopping short of the ceiling. I've heard some opinions that it looks unfinished. How do you respond to that? ( unfortunately, can't post a pic here.)
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Martins Camisuli Architects

Sorry I can't help you.

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perkypig wrote:
Where is the refrigerator? - Where is the refrigerator?
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Martins Camisuli Architects

The fridge is in the room where the photographer is standing. The kitchen continues into this room.

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redcyberfilly wrote:
Backsplash - Love the calm, warm, natural look of this kitchen. What is the backsplash made from? If tile, do you know where to get it?
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Martins Camisuli Architects

A large grey tile. Unfortunately I do not know which one it was. It was bought in a sale at a local tile shop.

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vickirene wrote:
What a unique kitchen? I love the sink. Can you tell me where to buy?
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The sink is from IKEA. I think they still do it!

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