ISSUE 44  |  Holiday Prep

6 Château-Style Cooking Ranges for the Luxe Holiday Kitchen

November 06, 2014 12:00 PM

BY Julie Carlson

When our midlife crisis hits, we’ll be springing for a high-style French (or Italian) cooking range.

Above: Belgian architect and designer Vincent Van Duysen equipped his own kitchen with a Castel 75 range from La Cornue’s Chí¢teau Series, sparking a black appliance rage. Photograph by David Spero for the New York Times.

Above: Van Duysen’s Castel 75 is surrounded by La Cornue Cuisine de Chí¢teau Cabinets in matte black with stainless trim.

Above: At home in NYC, Julianne Moore equipped her new kitchen with a Chí¢teau 120–inspired by Van Duysen and “detailed,” she says, “like a Rolls-Royce.” See 5 Design Lessons from Julianne Moore and 20 Questions: Julianne Moore and Vincent Van Duysen Talk Design. Photograph by Matthew Williams for Remodelista.

Above: The Bertazzoni Heritage 48-Inch Natural Gas Double Oven Range is $10,199 from Vintage Tub and Bath.

Above: Handmade in Florence, Italy, the Officine Gullo Grand Villa OG128 is made of heavy gauge stainless steel and solid brass; prices start at $23,000. Go to Officine Gullo for more information.

Above: The Italian Ilve Majestic Collection 48-Inch Traditional Dual-Fuel Range is $12,049 from AJ Madison.

Above: The French Lacanche Cluny Range can be custom configured and starts at $7,800 from Lacanche.

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