Spotted and admired: a white Georgian kitchen in Hampshire, UK; we’re loving the understated minimalist take on the traditional English kitchen.
Even staunch modernists will find appeal in the subtle detailing: the subway tile backsplash; the pale gray accent colors, the cream Aga. Get the look with the following elements.
Above: A pair of antique brass pendant lamps hang above the marble-topped kitchen island. Photograph via the Botley House on Light Locations.
Above: The kitchen is equipped with multiple cooking locations between the Aga cooker and the additional cooktop installed in the kitchen island. Photograph from the Botley House on Light Locations.
Above: Benjamin Moore’s Barren Plain is a nice saturated gray that pairs well with white; $36.99 for a gallon of Ben Interior Paint.
Above: The inset backsplash behind the range is made of 3-by-6-inch Ceramic Tile from Subway Ceramics, set with dark grout.
Lighting & Appliances
Above: The Aga Total Control Range Cooker is made to order from a historic foundry in Shropshire, England. The cooker, shown here in cream, is available at AJ Madison and in three- or four-oven models at March, in San Francisco.
Above: Miele is a growing force in the cooking-appliance market. The Miele 36-inch Stainless Gas Cooktop KM3474G features two 15,300 BTU burners, continuous grates, a center control panel, and a wok ring; $1,699 at Abt. For more, see our post 10 Easy Pieces: 36-Inch Gas Cooktops.
Above: The Blanco Countertop Cutting Board in red alder is $105.22 at Amazon.
Above: Classic Bin Pulls in antique brass are $12 each at Historic House Parts; for similar knobs, consider the Plain Cabinet Knobs in antique brass for $9.99 each. For more bin pulls, see 10 Easy Pieces: Modern Bin Pulls.
Above: The Morphy Richards 4-Slice Toaster in cream is kitted out for UK electrical outlets; £65 (US $84) at Littlewoods. For a US alternative, Dualit’s 4 Slot Lite Toaster in cream has a similar retro appeal; $135.98 at The Hut.
Above: The Typhoon Stainless Steel Retro Mechanical Kitchen Scale in cream is $43.91 at Amazon.
Above: The Aga 1.3 Liter Round Cast Iron Casserole is made of enameled cast iron in an off-white cream color; $148 at Quitokeeto.
For tips on how to design the ultimate English kitchen, see our post Kitchen Confidential: 10 Ways to Achieve the Plain English Look. For more covetable kitchens to copy, see our posts Steal This Look: The Endless Summer Kitchen and Steal This Look: A Well-Stocked Modern Kitchen.
Finally, get more ideas on how to evaluate and choose your kitchen range or oven in our Remodeling 101 Guide: Kitchen Ranges & Ovens.