ISSUE 71  |  The Modern Kitchen

Steal This Look: A Well-Stocked Modern Kitchen

May 27, 2014 9:00 AM

BY Alexa Hotz

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Spotted (and admired) on French photographer Romain Ricard‘s portfolio: a simple kitchen stocked with some of our favorite accessories. From Iris Hantverk brushes to Reiss enamelware, recreate a similar setting with our sources below.

Above: Well-chosen kitchen tools hang from Shaker pegs in this compact white kitchen. Photograph by Romain Ricard.

The Essentials

Above: Muuto’s E27 Pendant Light is available in red, yellow, white, green, and dark gray; $79 at Design Within Reach.

Above: Schoolhouse Electric’s Single Loop (L) and Double Loop (R) Edison bulbs are $15 each.

Above: The Vola KV1 Single Handled Faucet with a double swivel spout (the design worked well in Janet’s London kitchen with a moderate sized sink); $997.50 at Faucet Farm.

Above: Hickory Hardware’s Satin Chrome Pull is $3.15 at Lowe’s.

Above: Shaker peg rails are available in a variety of lengths and finishes at Peg and Rail; $24 for an 18 inch rack. The company also offers a version topped with a narrow shelf.

The Accessories

Above: The Table Brush Set, designed by Lovisa Wattman for Iris Hantverk, is made from oil-treated beech and horse hair; $38 CAD from Mjölk.

Above: The Riess Enamel Colander is made in Austria and enameled in white; $39.90 from Kaufmann Mercantile.

Above: The Dish Washing Brush made of broom root from Iris Hantverk is $6 from Ancient Industries. Julie is a convert: see her post Accessories for the Scandi Chef.

Above: The Red Market Handle basket is woven from date palm leave and has leather handles; $39 from Maison de Kristine.

Above: The Kamenoko Tawashi Scrubber is a traditional Japanese brush made from palm fiber; $6.50 from Poketo in LA.


Above: House-shaped Cutting Boards in three different sizes: Cutting Board 2 (L) is €54, Cutting Board 1 is €27, and Cutting Board 4 (R) is €58. Each is made from oiled oak and modeled after the skyline seen from Rundetårn in Copenhagen, available at Ferm Living. For more designs by Ferm Living, see Design Sleuth: Cork Trivet.

Above: A cream Enamelware Tea Pot is £10.95 from Kitchens Cookshop in the UK. West Elm offers a white Enamel Tea Pot that’s currently on sale for $19.99 (down from $29).

Looking for more scrub brushes to add to your kitchen collection? See our post 7 Favorites: Hardworking Scrubbers with Style. And on Gardenista, have a look at 10 Easy Pieces: Vegetable Brushes and Potting Shed Brushes.

This post is an update; the original ran on May 7, 2013, in our The Modern Kitchen issue.