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Steal This Look: A Subtly Glamorous Kitchen in North London


Steal This Look: A Subtly Glamorous Kitchen in North London

July 12, 2016

We recently featured a kitchen in a North London Victorian designed by Plain English. Today we dissect the key elements of the kitchen, from the company’s Osea line, including faucets, appliances, and accessories.

For more on the kitchen, see Kitchen of the Week: A Subtly Splendid Kitchen in North London.

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Above: The kitchen island is from Plain English’s Osea Collection with Belgian fossil stone (limestone) countertops. Photograph courtesy of Plain English.

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Above: A Carrara marble backsplash extends from the countertops to the walls. Photograph courtesy of Plain English.

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Above: A Gaggenau cooktop and Aga range with an Aga flue in black. Photograph courtesy of Plain English.

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Above: A collection of vintage botanical prints is casually taped to the kitchen wall. Photograph courtesy of Plain English.


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Above: Cabinets from the Plain English Spitalfields Kitchen are painted in Army Camp from the company’s line of paint developed by Adam Bray. For more on the line, see our post Bespoke Color from an Accidental Decorator.


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Above: The Gaggenau Vario 400 Series 36-Inch Gas Cooktop is available to special order through AJ Madison.

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Above: The Aga Total Control Range Cooker is made to order in a historic foundry in Shropshire, England. The cooker, shown here in white, is available at AJ Madison and in three- or four-oven models at March, in San Francisco.

Faucets & Fixtures

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Above: The Barber Wilsons Two-Hole Deck Mount Faucet is available in polished brass, as seen in the Plain English kitchen, among other finishes; $1,130.50 at Home & Stone.

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Above: The island is equipped with the Icerock Under-Mount Sink for £399 ($524) at Kohler in the UK. In the US, the equivalent sink is the Undertone Under-Mount Kitchen Sink for $749.

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Above: The Quooker Modern Boiling-Water Tap, shown in stainless steel, is available through Quooker.

Lighting & Hardware

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Above: The Wormhole Table Lamp from Brass Brothers has an ivory varnished aluminum shade and a black marble base; $855 at Horne.

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Above: The Copper Towel Bar, $80 to $100 at Schoolhouse Electric.

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Above: The Cal Crystal Solid Brass Cup Pull comes in eight finishes (shown in polished brass); $6.30 from Pulls Direct. It was featured in our post 10 Easy Pieces: Bin Pulls in Brass.

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Above: The Edge Mount Pull is available from Sun Valley Bronze. For more, see our post 10 Easy Pieces: Silver Finish Edge Pulls.


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Above: The RB Rubber Basket Carbonera is £8.57 ($11.26) from Topps Tiles in the UK.

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Above: The Wood & Leather Serving Board in dark walnut is $100 for the 12-by-8-inch size at TRNK.

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Above: A Copper Cup, like this one from Schoolhouse Electric for $22, will patina naturally over time.

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Above: The 16-Quart Standard Weight Aluminum Stock Pot is $21.99 at Webstaurant Store.

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Above: The Surface Brush is made of white oak and nylon bristles; $19 from Rig-Tig by Stelton.

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Above: A yellow knife is part of the Colored Paring Knives Set of 3 for $34.95 from Williams-Sonoma.

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Above: The HAY Chop Chop Board in Calacatta marble is $189 and available at the Wallpaper Store.

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Above: The Mauviel Copper Butter Warmer is $90 at Williams-Sonoma.

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Above: A set of eight Botanical Postcards from illustrator Lucy Auge is $12.50 NZD ($9 USD) at Garden Objects. A Watercolor Herb Print Set of 6.5-by-7-inch cards is also available for $60 from Belle Botanica on Etsy.

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Pots & Pans

Copper Cup

$22.00 USD from Schoolhouse Electric

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