All white kitchens have their origins in the northern hemisphere where long winters call for reflective surfaces that breathe light into gloomy homes. Glossy surfaces reflect light and are the perfect antidote to dark, cavernous spaces. Mix the two to create a luminous, airy kitchen.
John Dammerman, marketing manager at ELK,
The kitchen is not only a zone for cooking and cleaning; it has fast become the heart of the modern home. Homeowners today have very specific ideas about what their kitchens should be - beautiful, space savvy, eco-friendly and functional. With this in mind, we chatted to Ramón Casadó, the Design Director and co-owner of bulthaup South Africa, premium kitchen manufacturers, to get some advice on how to craft the perfect kitchen and to hear more about what the company is doing on the storage and eco front.
What five things should people keep in mind when building a new kitchen or renovating an old one?