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Steal This Look: A Subtly Glamorous Kitchen in North London

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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.

Plain English Mapesbury Estate Kitchen

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

Plain English Mapesbury Estate

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

Plain English Mapesbury Estate Kitchen

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

Plain English Mapesbury Estate Kitchen

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

Materials

Adam Bray Plain English Paint Colors

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.

Appliances

Gaggenau Vario 400 Series

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

Aga White Cooker

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

Barber Wilsons Bridge Faucet

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.

Kohler Undertone Under-Mount Sink

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.

Quooker Modern Boiler Water Tap

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

Lighting & Hardware

Brass Brother Wormhole Table Lamp

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

Copper Rail from Schoolhouse Electric

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

Cal Crystal Polished Brass Bin Pull

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.

Sun Valley Bronze Edge Mount Pull

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

Accessories

Black Rubber Bucket from Topps Tiles

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

Walnut Cutting Board from TRNK

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

Copper Cup from Schoolhouse Electric

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

Aluminum Stock Pot from Restaurant Supply

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

Surface Brush from Rig Tig by Stelton

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

Williams-Sonoma Yellow Knife

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

HAY Marble Platter Board

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

Mauviel Copper Butter Warmer Pot

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

Lucy Auge Botanical Prints

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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Product summary  

Pots & Pans

Copper Cup

$22.00 USD from Schoolhouse Electric

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