ISSUE 41  |  California Creatives

Steal This Look: Hotel Covell’s Glamorous Kitchenette

October 13, 2015 9:00 AM

BY Izabella Simmons

Yesterday we checked in at LA’s buzzing new Hotel Covell, designed by Sally Breer of Co-Mingle. We’re particularly taken with the playful, glam-retro vibe of the kitchenette in Suite 5, known as The Heir. Here’s how to replicate the look.

Photography by Bethany Nauert.

Above: Someone suave lives here: Suite 5’s kitchenette with black and gold accents.

Above: The design has simple open shelving and a Smeg refrigerator.

Above: A detail from Suite 3, the Parisian Atelier, with hexagonal cement tile from Kismet Tile (read our posts about Kismet and How to Select a Backsplash.) Each kitchenette is equipped with Studio Mugs ($31), Plates ($29), and Cereal Bowls ($30) from Heath Ceramics’ Coupe line.

Above: The 1950s-style Smeg Refrigerator holds 9.22 cubic feet and comes in more than a dozen colors; $1,999 from AJ Madison. 

Above: The kitchenette countertop is matte black Corian. Learn about the made-to-last material in Remodeling 101: Corian Countertops, (and the New Corian Look-Alikes)


Above: The Kingston Brass Satin Nickel Magellan Centerset Bar Faucet with Metal Lever Handles is $51.87 from Faucet Direct. 


Above: The kitchenette has a vintage bar sink in brass. For a look-alike, consider the Barclay Bar Sink with Ledge in Polished Brass; $225 from Amazon. 


Above: Breer used vintage pulls on the cabinets. For a similar look, try these Vintage Brass Cabinet Bin/Cup Pulls by Cal Crystal; $12.86 from Martell Hardware. Another good option: a Depression-Era Glass Bin Pull from Crown City Hardware.


Above: The matte black Colfax Wall Sconce was custom-made for the hotel by Park Studio LA. It’s now available for $80 from Park Studio’s online shop. 

Above: The Half Gold Light Bulb is $6 from Anthropologie.


Above: The Ekby Hemnes Shelf in black/brown is made of solid pine and comes in two lengths, starting at $14.99 from Ikea.


Above: For mounting the shelves, Ekby Valter Brackets come in two sizes and are $3 or $4 each at Ikea. 


Above: The Architec Gripperwood Concave Cutting Board is made of beechwood; $30.23 from Amazon. 


Above: West Elm’s Gold Flatware Set is gold electroplated stainless steel. A single place setting is currently on sale for $31 (marked down from $39), and a four place-setting set is $112 (marked down from $140).


Above: The Chemex Wood Collar Glass Coffeemaker comes in four sizes, starting at $34.95 from Williams-Sonoma.

Above: Original Charcoal Drawing circa 1940, from an artist’s estate in Carmel, California; $120 from Etsy seller Vintage Paramour. Search “vintage charcoal portraits” on Etsy for more options.

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And for inspired kitchen designs, go to our Kitchen archive.