The Emotions Collection from Porcelanosa.
The Emotions Collection from Porcelanosa.
Thermador's Professional Series Steam and Convection oven.
The Artesso kitchen collection of faucets by Brizo.
The Verse floor-tile collection, available through Best Tile.
A range by ILVE, through Eurochef USA.
Kohler's Whitehaven apron-front sink.
Country Floors' Dimensions collection.
Showplace custom cabinetry, through Italo Ceramica.
Miele's new Range cooktop series.
Boffi's Xila kitchen.
Architectural Ceramics' Tozen backsplash.
Big Chill's Pro Line Fridge.
SCW Interiors custom cabinetry. © ANGIE SECKINGER
Alexandria interior designer Shazalynn Cavin-Winfrey—a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America—is partnering with Christiana to craft SCW Interiors Custom Cabinetry. Her high-end line boasts mortise-and-tenon joinery, soft-close drawers, top-of-the-line hardware, dovetailing and more. Look for locking liquor cabinets, in-drawer charging stations and hidden compartments— among many special features. scwinteriors.com
Sleek + Seamless
Porcelanosa has introduced the new Emotions Collection, a high-end line of kitchen cabinetry available in 64 different finishes. It features larger cabinet sizes; new drawer finishes including fingerprint-resistant laminates; and all-wood inserts. Laser technology gives each unit a sleek, seamless edge. porcelanosa-usa.com
The Thermador Professional Series Steam and Convection Oven combines the benefits of steam cooking and traditional convection baking. Pre-programmed modes automatically set temperature and humidity in the 30-inch stainless-steel wall oven, which has a professional look with restaurant-style knobs and handle. thermador.com
The industrial look of early 20th-century ironworks inspired the Artesso kitchen collection by Brizo, which debuted in September 2014. The kitchen faucet comes in a single-handle, pull-down design or one with a two-handle bridge (pictured). A bar faucet and soap dispenser are also part of the mix.Finish options include polished chrome, stainless, bronze and polished nickel. brizo.com
Designed and manufactured by Ceramiche Caesar in Italy, Verse is a collection of Italian porcelain tile that introduces a multi-stone look blending marble, travertine, quartzite, limestone and cement. Available through Best Tile in five- or 10-by-30-inch planks in four contemporary colors (shown here in Sugar), it’s suitable for all floor and wall tile applications. besttile.com
Home on the Range
Located near Venice, Italy, ILVE manufactures custom, stainless-steel ranges and cooktops in multiple sizes, colors and trims. Pictured here, the Majestic 48-inch dual fuel range in Antique White with Bronze trim. Imported exclusively by EuroChef USA and available through Southern Kitchens, Inc., in Alexandria. ilveappliances.com; southernkitchens.net
Kohler’s Whitehaven apron-front sink conjures a streamlined farmhouse sensibility. The durable enameled cast-iron basin measures nine inches deep and the shortened apron makes it easy to retrofit to existing standard cabinet sizes. Available in an assortment of colors, it’s pictured here in the Hayridge design. us.kohler.com
Intricate, interlocking mosaics form a curving geometric pattern in Country Floors’ newest line of water-jet stone tiles. The Dimensions collection comes in a palette ranging from soft white to olive green meant to inspire your next kitchen design. Country Floors is located in Bethesda. countryfloors.com
Italo Ceramica in Rockville now carries custom cabinetry by Showplace. Options include a variety of woods, finishes, styles, sizes and decorative panels. If the 14 standard paint colors on offer are not what buyers are looking for, they can choose among 1,000 Sherwin Williams colors; hand-glazing is available in 84 combinations. showplacewood.com; italoceramica.com
The recently opened, 4,200-square-foot Miele Center-Washington, DC in Northern Virginia’s Fairfax Square is showcasing a new cooktop line: the Range series. It offers different power configurations including dual fuel, gas, electric and induction—and boasts a touchscreen interface and an extensive recipe database. The range is compatible with Miele’s new Generation 6000 appliance series. mieleusa.com
Boffi’s Xila kitchen is a re-issue of a classic 1972 design by Italian architect Luigi Massoni. Distinguished by a smooth silhouette with grooved aluminum rails instead of handles, the cabinetry has been updated with a range of new panel materials, including frosted or painted glass doors, stainless steel, Corian, aluminum and veneer or solid wood. boffi.com
Architectural Ceramics’ Tozen backsplash tile is handcrafted out of reflective glass. The one-by-four-inch mosaic tiles fit together in a brick pattern; they come in numerous color combinations and in a Silk or Natural finish. Pictured here, the Ahou colorway. architecturalceramics.com
Big Chill manufactures cutting-edge, professional-quality kitchen appliances in bold, distinctive colors. Pictured here in French blue, the Pro-Line Fridge offers 12 hues and houses adjustable glass shelves, clear crisper drawers and a bottom freezer. bigchill.com