8 Stylish Kitchen Design Finds

Heat up the hub of your home with these stylish accoutrements

These cool kitchen finds are guaranteed to bring some heat to the hub of your home

Your kitchen is often the focal point of your home. Here’s how to ensure it shines in the spotlight

The kitchen is the one space in a home that serves as the epicentre of activity that goes behind the traditional cooking-eating-entertaining zone. This room once used to be hidden behind closed doors, but as the focal point in the home, it needs to work hard and look great.

With the latest in design trends and a range of fabulous features, give this special space the attention it deserves. 

Install Code Natural Cabinets

Snaidero’s new clean-lined Code Natural cabinets (shown in ash wood; also available in Arctic White high-gloss lacquer) lend a broad swath of Euro-chic craftsmanship to your kitchen. These refined units can be customized in both width and height to suit your specific needs, and a wide range of cabinet accessories including spice, tin and bottle racks help maintain flow and organization. Get your life in order with this sleek design! 

Try a Sleek Stove Hood

Your eyes are not deceiving you; this sleek, minimalist piece is not the newest design from the epitome of cool culture – Apple, but rather Zephyr’s new range hood from its Arc collection, available at Trail Appliances. Horizon, as it’s named, is available in a range of colours and designs – ideal for introducing a contemporary pairing above your range.

Get a Modern Sink and Faucet

Who says you can’t be creative with the most fundamental of kitchen essentials: the sink? The new Vault apron-front stainless steel sink by Kohler breathes an air of freshness in the most mundane of kitchens. The basin’s simple, architectural form is enhanced by Kohler’s updated Purist deck-mounted bridge faucet. Its high, curved spout and classic styling pairs perfectly with the sink’s minimalist style. Both can be viewed at The Ensuite – Bath & Kitchen Showroom.

Go Artisanal with a Ceramic Basin

Ceramic in the kitchen you say? Yes please! With these durable and easy-on-the-eye, built-in crafted kitchen sinks, Duravit’s Cassia double sink brings the kitchen vessels to an artisanal level. The rectangular-shaped bowl size appears as though modelled by hand, and a smooth draining board can double as a prep space, optimizing your countertop capacity.

Opt for Floating Cabinets 

SieMatic’s BeauxArts 2.0. cabinetry exceeds visual expectations with its light, linear design, which marries the esthetic of heirloom furniture with the functionality of segmented work zones. Stainless steel and glass exteriors are matched with ebonized walnut interiors, but the pièce de résistance is undoubtedly the mirrored toe-kick, which tricks the eye into believing that the cabinets are actually floating above the floor, and can be viewed at Redl Kitchen Studio.

Say Bonjour to a French-door Fridge

Stylish, spacious and streamlined – there isn’t much more you can ask from your refrigerator – apart from a touch of French elegance in the form of the new Fisher & Paykel French door refrigerator.

The 19.5 cubic feet of interior space means that the days of rooting through your overstocked shelves are no more.

And with Active Smart technology, including an ice-maker, chilled water and extendable storage drawers, it’s time to say au revoir to your old model and hello to the future of fridges at Coast Wholesale Appliances.


Warm up with a Dual-fuel Range

Expect temperatures to rise in your kitchen this year with the sleek new dual-fuel range from European manufacturers Porter & Charles. With a combination of a professional-style gas cooktop and the precise temperatures that only an electric oven can offer, who says you can’t have the best of both worlds? This new model comes with a warming drawer to maintain heat – perfect for storing those dinner party plates while you entertain guests with cocktails! Available at Coast Wholesale Appliances.

Solidify Your Countertops

Inspired by the natural movement of stones and galactic rocks, Silestone’s new collections – Nebula, Galactic – evoke earthy hues and emulate the look of marble and granite. Choose counters in a range of hues and speckled patterns from pebbled cream to mottled brown and bring the great outdoors into your kitchen, without hefting a single stone at Valley Countertops.

Originally published in BC Home magazine. For monthly updates, subscribe to the free BC Home e-newsletter, or purchase a subscription to the bi-monthly magazine.