ISSUE 86  |  The Summer Kitchen

Modern Italian Rusticity from Valcucine

August 22, 2013 9:00 AM

BY Julie Carlson

High-end Italian kitchens can be so sleek and soulless (do you agree?). That’s why we took note when we came across the Sine Tempore kitchen from Valcucine, which evokes a modern farmhouse spirit. See more at Valcucine.

Above: The Sine Tempore cabinetry is made of solid elm.

 Above: The chef of the house at work.

Above: A wall display of vintage farm tools telegraphs the agrarian inspiration for the kitchen.

Above: The kitchen components are modular; the backsplash is bushhammered to create a rustic look.

Above: Drawers for utensil storage.

Above: Of course: Wine storage.

Above: A clever dish draining system.