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Issue 11 · British Isles · March 19, 2014

11 Favorites: The Classic Larder

Issue 11 · British Isles · March 19, 2014

Before the refrigerator there was the larder, a cool space for storing perishables and kitchen essentials. Perhaps it's time to bring back the concept?

Plain English White Larder/Remodelista

Above: A larder tucked behind glass doors, courtesy of Plain English.

English Larder with Stone Floor/Remodelista

Above: An English larder photographed by David Giles.

  Plain English Larder Gray/Remodelista

Above: A bespoke larder, courtesy of Plain English.

Glass Storage Jar Pantry/Remodelista

Above: A subway-tiled larder in London; see more at Kitchen Open Shelf Roundup.

Gray English Kitchen Larder/Remodelista

Above: A classic larder via House to Home.

Butler Armsden Architects Larder/Remodelista

Above: SF architects Butler Armsden revamped a 1939 William Wurster house in Pacific Heights, including the pantry area.

Plain English Gray Painted Larder/Remodelista

Above: A larder in London; see the whole project at Reader Rehab: A Photographer's Kitchen in London.

Endsleigh Larder England/Remodelista

Above: An herb-drying room in Olga Polizzi's Hotel Endsleigh.

Modern Larder/Remodelista

Above: A pantry with glazed doors by Copenhagen-based Kobenhavns Mobelsnedkeri; photo by Heidi Lerkenfeldt.

Schwartz Architecture Larder/Remodelista

Above: A pantry in the Buena Vista Terrace residence by Schwartz & Architecture in San Francisco.

If you're looking for kitchen ideas, browse our vast Kitchens archive, and don't miss last week's 11 Kitchen Islands Gone Glamorous. And before delving into construction, read Michelle's Gardenista post 10 Mistakes to Avoid When You Remodel.

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