INTRODUCTION TO KITCHEN DESIGN
The kitchen has evolved from a closed-off satellite to the most open, doted-upon room in the house—and repository of our dreams of domestic fulfillment.
With its updated version of the old walk-in hearth, Bulthaup deconstructs the kitchen into the freestanding B2 system fit for a modern ascetic.
San Franscisco architect Cass Calder Smith turns his “inefficiency” kitchen into a modestly scaled and well-lit place to cook, eat, work, and enjoy the view—even with his back turned
THE FUTURE OF KITCHENS
Cardenio Petrucci has seen the kitchen assume increasing prominence, to the point where it’s akin to a piece of fine furniture.
WHEN HANDMADE IS THE WAY OF THE FUTURE
About eight years ago, Scott Hudson founded his Seattle-based company Henrybuilt (named for his grandfather) to try to fill the void between sophisticated high-end European kitchen systems and what he calls the “hodgepodge” approach. Here's one beautiful example of the approach, as seen in writer Deborah Bishop's San Francisco kitchen.
The nephew of food guru Elizabeth David, Grey found validation for his design approach in the field of neuroscience.
Italian architect Antonio Citterio’s prolificacy cast doubts on whether he’s ever rested, creating everything from modular sofas to Vitra’s industrial plant in Germany to sleek, modern kitchens of the future.
According to this chef who routinely pushes the boundaries of how food is prepared and presented, the ideal kitchen will look back to the future and go sous-vide.