Kitchen appliances are no longer just about basic functionality; we now expect them to both excel at what they are designed for and to look beautiful to boot.
The classic range cooker, comprising everything from an ancient Aga to a super modern Wolf, are eternally popular, but equally so are the independent gas or electric hobs with the oven element being housed in a run of tall units. Having these appliances at mid-height make lifting dishes in and out of the ovens a breeze as well as forming a sleek, attractive feature when models from the same range are grouped together.
In the first photograph below, we designed a bank of 400 Series Gaggenau appliances as per our clients’ brief – they include two regular ovens, a steam oven, a microwave and two warming drawers. The second photograph features a range of N90 appliances by Neff, and include a combi-steam oven, a combi-steam microwave, two regular ovens and two warming drawers.
We can create a bank of appliances bespoke to your needs depending on what type of cook you are – for example if you are a keen baker then there are ovens available with dough proofing functions, or if home-made pizza is your thing then you may consider an oven with a built-in pizza stone. Warming drawers are a great addition if you are keen on entertaining, so that your tableware can all be in one place and the perfect temperature for when you are ready to serve.
By Jenny Lester