Kitchens used to be solely a utili-tarian space where food was pre-pared and very little else. Now the kitchen is the veritable beat-ing heart of the home, serving as a social area where the house-hold comes together. Technology has moved into the kitchen with clever gadgetry and appliances, together with interior design and innovative materials to make maintenance and durability a priority in a warm and inviting environment.
Above Arredo 3’s refined Glass kitchen range is a combination of kitchen, living room and dining area. A matt black lacquered unit faces the central island, which has a glossy mist finish. The range combines glass, glossy and matt finishes in contrasting colour schemes. Arredo 3 is available from Decodan Interiores in Avda. Juan Carlos I in Este-pona and Marmorin Design Center on Marbella’s Golden Mile (www. decodaninteriores.com).
Below Designed by Carlo Presotto and Andrea Bassanello, this space is an example of how a kitchen can merge with the living room in total harmony, seamlessly connecting the two. The double-sided Frame shelving unit is func-tional as well as a minimalist design statement. The elegant Blade kitchen range has a Black Dust metal finish on the doors. The project was carried out by Modulnova situated in Avda. Salamanca in San Pedro de Alcántara (www. modulnovamarbella.com).
Oak range from Häcker
is part of their Systemat/Art collection. Featuring stainless steel, it has a minimalistic look that crosses over into industrial in style. Novo Küchen, situated in Avda. Juan Carlos I in Estepona, is
an official distributor of