DESIGN + CONSTRUCTION
Kitchens have a significant meaning for Italian families. Yet small, Margherita finds in this special piece of the house a battlefield to prepare extraodinary recepies to her beloved relatives. Therefore, renovating into a modern-equiped kitchen has being a challenging design path; functionality and aesthetic have been critical values taken into consideration.
Beside renovating older shelves, the floor, and wall-finishing, one of the initial concerns was - how to increase the storage to have cleaner spaces?
The solution presented was an horiontal block above the entrance door, creating an interesting game between horizontals and verticals, thus, the top marble surfaces were to become a rectangular boolean with the stove and sink.
Timber pine surfaces play a significant role linking the window frame, shelves and the breakfast table. Traditional configurations, such as the TV above the fridge were maintained to preserve the domestic character of the original arrengement.
Original - window-side
Original - fridge-side
Tiles and stucco removal
Wall gray stucco
Happy chef - Margherita Palummeri