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Henrybuilt Drawer Accessory System

These kitchen drawer organizers by Henrybuilt are perfect. Made of solid wood, each item holds and divides kitchen utensils and accessories in precise order, and, after installing them, the rest of your life will magically sort itself out. Maybe. But, before you get too attached to these drawer organizers, there’s some not-so-good news: they’re only available as part of a complete Henrybuilt system. That means it’s time to start saving for a new (perfect) kitchen.

Purchase Information:

Price: $1,500.00
Available from: Henrybuilt

Knife Block from Viola Park

It’s entirely safe to say Viola Park has my dream kitchen and I just can’t afford to buy it yet. They’ve introduced a new backsplash shelf and integrated knife block, and, as you can tell, it gets high marks for function and utility, not to mention looks. The 5″ powder coated steel shelf allows access to ingredients while the wood knife block holds 12 knives and is available in walnut, rift-cut white oak, and bamboo.

Purchase Information:

Price: $125.00 per linear foot
Available from: Viola Park

Viola Park New Island Collection

Viola Park, who most of us know and love for their excellent kitchen cabinetry, has added a new collection of kitchen islands. I am most impressed with the integrated storage modules (shown above) for foodstuff as it cuts down on counter clutter without adding the visual bulk of drawers. If you’re in LA, you can see one of the new islands at Viola Park’s new showroom across from the Pacific Design Center.

The islands range from 5-12K, and can be purchased independently or along with a complete kitchen package. Islands can be mobile or stationary.


Purchase Information:

Price: $5-12k
Available from: henrybuilt

Vola HV1 Mixer by Arne Jacobsen

Kris did a post on the Vola Faucet a while back, but I thought it worth a mention to show the various colors. At $780 it’s an expensive choice, of course, but considering the fact that you’d be using it several times a day everyday, it’s probably well worth shelling out the extra cash. Plus, Arne Jacobsen designed it, so you’ve got an instant classic look.

Purchase Information:

Price: $780.00
Available from: Danish Design Store

Architectural Range Hood

Future kitchen-remodelers, take note. Don’t settle for off-the-shelf range hoods when you could perhaps spend a little extra time and money sourcing an abstract one from a fabricator or architect. Ihoas & Ihoas Architects via swissmiss.

Source: swissmiss

Kohler K-3760 33”³ Undermount Sink


Purchase Information:

Price: $682.50
Available from: Faucet Direct

Travel Kitchen by CPHsquare

Looking for a small customized kitchen that’s easy to move around? Enter in CPH Square kitchens. They make kitchens for individual clients with specific needs for functionality. Flexible water taps and drains make these kitchens suitable for indoors or out and have tons of available options for table tops, zinks, taps and interiors.

Model shown is powder painted stainless steel with a Corian table top, stainless zink and Vola tap. Size can be specified and be painted in any color.

Purchase Information:

Price: €6,500
Available from: CPH Square

Source: notcot

Seamless Sinks

You know that grime around the sink drain and/or disposal that you have to scrub at whenever it gets gross? This sink does away with all that by having no seams whatsoever. Instead, the strainer basket seals both the drain and disposer sides of a sink, allowing for a clean and sanitary sink bottom. Plus, it looks like the sink is a snap to install because of a simple universal mounting system.

Prices start around $295 for a small bar sink and go up to around $700-$800 for a larger kitchen sink.

(via kbculture)

Purchase Information:

No longer available.
Originally available from kbculture

Source: kbculture

Feld’s Kitchen

Well, this sort of idea for kitchen storage would certainly motivate you to keep your shelves tidy. The balance of industrial and natural materials (wood, marble, etc.) makes for a pleasing picture, I’m just wondering about those sliding panels. Would they get in the way, or just act as strategic screening for the untidy areas?

See Dwell for complete slideshow.

More information:

View Feld’s Kitchen here

Source: Dwell

Eastvold Custom Cabinets

If you’re in the market for a new kitchen or bath, check out the custom cabinetry by Eastvold located in Minnesota. They’re a full service design firm and design and install the cabinets and are there from beginning to end of the process.

Viking Counter-depth refrigerator

I’ve long been on a hunt for a counter-depth refrigerator so I can finish my kitchen. It seems that the only counter-depth refrigerators are always about $5000 or higher–which is cost-prohibitive to say the least. Somehow I managed to find one for just under $2000.

Width: 35-5/8″
Width with Side Panels: 35-7/8″
Height from Bottom: 70 -1/8″
Height from Bottom with Tops/Grilles: 71-7/8″
Depth to Front of Door: 26-3/4″
Energy Star Rated

Purchase Information:

Price: $1999.00
Availability: Buy Viking Counter-depth refrigerator here

Lego Kitchen

Just how fun is this kitchen island covered in Lego? Pretty fantastic idea.

Munchausen, a duo formed by Parisian designers Simon Pillard and Philippe Rosetti, took a bold approach with their own kitchen by venturing to IKEA for the basic kitchen island and then spending the next week covering it with more than 20,000 pieces by another Scandinavian brand, Lego. –The Cool Hunter

More information:

View Lego Kitchen here

Source: Via

Viola Park

Rejoice all you soon-to-remodel-your-kitchen people, rejoice, for the new Henrybuilt venture that is Viola Park has now officially opened its doors and is ready to take your order. Priced at around $15,000, it’s still not beating any IKEA pricing, but it sure looks snazzier. It’s way less than Henrybuilt’s custom-made/fit kitchen, but features the same soft close mechanism and is made from Forest Stewardship Council-certified wood.

Viola Park is an innovative new company, owned and operated by the Henrybuilt Corporation, offering well designed kitchen systems at an accessible price. Created as a collection of interchangeable components, Viola Park can be configured to meet a wide range of architectural styles.

Full component guides and pricelists are available upon request.
Current leadtime is 10 weeks from date of order to ready-to-ship.

More information:

View Viola Park here

London Urchin’s Fold-Out Jewel Box

300 square feet seems incredibly small, but the way this tiny studio is arranged it seems three times as big. The kitchen is especially notable, as doors unfold to reveal hidden compartments and storage space, as well as a sliding counter that extends for food preparation. The bright blue on the interior kitchen area is an incredibly smart touch, as it adds to the whole jewelry box concept.

“My studio has been transformed into a flexible living space which allows me to work, sleep, eat, and relax within the confines of 300 square feet…The concept of a jewelry box has been expanded so that the space can be transformed through pushing, pulling, sliding, opening and closing of individual elements of the cabinetry. The rubber floor creates a seamless look that leads one’s gaze through the windows into the garden square below. I have a hidden stairway and secret compartment. I think it rocks. I am now broke. –Mia, the London Urchin via AT

architect: Jennifer Beningfield of Open Studio Architects (more photos and project description shown here.)

for more photos and the complete posting go here.
[via AT]

Paris Loft (plywood)

More plywood? Yes, please. This loft is an excellent example of utilizing plywood as a finishing element. Also, Remodelista posted this kitchen a while back and linked to a video showing how the islands can be rearranged to fit the homeowner’s needs. It’s a great idea for making the most out of a smaller space. To see the video, go here.

Renovated by architects Karine Chartier and Thomas Corbasson (who trained in the studio of Jean Nouvel–last year’s Pritzker Award winner), the old industrial laboratory (check out the building’s original freight elevator below) is transformed by adding a heavy textual and uncanny element–plywood.
Plywood, a moisture-proof, marine-grade, very low formaldehyde-content pine, certified by the European sustainable forest practices agreement, becomes a strong, almost abnormal complement to what would normally be simply a white, industrial space. It’s hard to see but the plywood kitchen islands are mostly on locking wheels, which creates a flexible space that can mutate from a small cooking area to a larger gathering area. Combined with the other moveable furniture, plywood has stopped looking cheap, and starts looking high-end (or high-grade, maybe?) whether it just sits pretty or on wheels. – LoftLife Magazine

To see more pics, visit LoftLife Magazine.