Designer Sophie van Winden of
Owl Design transformed the dining room of an East London Edwardian house into a fully functioning kitchen, complete with Shaker cabinets and an unexpected dose of color. Here, we break down the essential components of the kitchen to re-create the look.
Above: The Edwardian bones of the formal dining room are redefined with kitchen components like a colorful French range. For more, see Kitchen of the Week: A Statement Backsplash in a Grand Green London Kitchen. Above: Patterned tiles make up a backsplash behind both the range and the sink. For more, see Kitchen of the Week: A Statement Backsplash in a Grand Green London Kitchen. Materials Above: The cabinets and walls of the kitchen are painted in Fired Earth South Bank. Above: The kitchen countertops are an engineered quartz supplied by deVol. For something similar an Engineered Quartz in White Sparkle is available from Selective Stone. For more on the material, see our post Remodeling 101: 7 Things to Know About Engineered Quartz Countertops. Above: The sink backsplash is made with Puzzle Tiles by Barber & Osgerby for Mutina. Above: Shelving in the kitchen is made from polished Lagoon from Silestone. Cabinets Above: The Shaker-style deVol 670mm Single Sink Cabinet is £725, excluding the sink. Above: The Shaker-style deVol Integrated Dishwasher Fascia is £230. Above: The Shaker-style slim deVol 370mm Base Cabinet is £480. Above: The Shaker-style deVol 500mm Door/Drawer Cabinet is £765. Appliances & Fixtures Above: The Lacanche Chagny Range in Silice (a pale green color) is available through Lacanche dealers. Above: The Perrin & Rowe Ionian Taps with crosshead handles in deVol aged brass is £480, or £680 with rinser as shown at deVol. See more at Found: The Perfectly Aged Brass Kitchen Faucet. Above: The Villeroy & Boch Farmhouse 60 Sink is £245 at deVol. Lighting & Furniture Above: The sconces are the Mullan Cairo Cone Shaped Wall Lights with polished brass details for $296.55 each at Mullan. Above: The chairs are Paolo Buffa Dining Chairs from the 1950s the owners purchased in East London. Variations on the style can be found occasionally through 1st Dibs. Above: The Large Patina Teak Refectory Table is similar to the owner’s own antique table; £980 ($1,215) at Andy Thornton. For more ideas, see 10 Easy Pieces: Traditional Refectory Tables.
Accessories Above: The Linen Tea Towel in White is $25 at Canvas. Above: The Pewter Gravy Boat from Match is $200 at Food52. Above: The Lättad Place Mat, made of seagrass and black thread, is $3.99 at Ikea. Above: Vintage French Liquor Decanters are available for $98 each through the Food52 Vintage Shop. Above: The Haeth Ceramics Single Stem Vase in indigo is $88 at Heath Ceramics.
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