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The Bulthaup kitchen island, the System 20 Workbench frees your kitchen from most fixed elements and allows for the mobility and functionality that fitting elements cannot deliver. Aside from the water point and appliances, the functional elements of the System 20 Workbench can be moved without much effort to anywhere in your kitchen. This sleek and neutral aluminum and stainless steel kitchen island has a minimalist design that will fit seamlessly into any setting, combining all the most important working areas of the kitchen into a single structure. The work surface is ergonomically designed with a four burner cooktop, a flat sink for preparing food and a deep sink integrated on a utility recess, surrounded by the movable chopping boards and sliding slicers. One of the most attractive features of this kitchen island is that the island has access from all sides, creating a space where family and friends can gather and cook together. The System 20 Kitchen Workbench - a sleek, functional, modular kitchen island available exclusively from Bulthaup.
Posted October 31, 2006 8:00 PM
Jade brings their commercial design to the serious chef’s home with the Waldorf Cooking Suite. Featured in the kitchens of Le Bernardin, Emeril’s and Le Cirque, Jade’s high-grade and durable appliances are now available for your own personal 5-star kitchen. The Waldorf Cooking Suite is custom designed and configured for each client based on their individual space and tastes. Most cooking suites are designed to maximize the chef’s interaction with his/her guests while entertaining, but the possibilities for customization are endless. Some of the popular options are the 6 foot tall stainless steel pot racks, the 20 x 30 inch griddles, the 20,000 BTU Wok Burner, the double 15,000 BTU Burners, the French Top and the 36 inch gas convection oven large enough to accommodate commercial sized cookware. Each piece is made of commercial grade stainless steel and available with either stainless, brass or cooper finishes. Clients are also able to select their own sink and faucet options from other manufacturers that will be purchased and integrated with the Waldorf Cooking Suite Design, for maximum customization, usability and style. Just make sure the food is as impressive as the kitchen! Available from Jade Appliances for $50,000-$90,000 USD (depending on options selected)
Posted October 26, 2006 2:57 PM
Freestanding kitchen islands provide homeowners with great flexibility. Xera collection from Rhode Design offers several kitchen islands. The sleek, versatile Dry-Wet stainless steel assemble includes a large freestanding table with powerful 5-burner gas cooktop, two sinks with an industrial style tap and a spacious working area with sliding board system. Very easy to clean. Yours for about £16,000 or $29,644. If this design seems a bit too minimalistic, Xera also offers the Soho island, which is perfect for a smaller kitchen. Made from light oak, this kitchen table has ceramic hob and sink with fold-down mixer tap. Perfect office-kitchen island. You can add the Soho wall units with wooden doors and stainless steel cabinets. The price starts from just under £14,500 or $26,864.
Boretti of Netherlands imports Italian made classic custom designed ranges that can be built into kitchen islands. Ranges are available in sizes ranging from 60 to 150 cm or 23.63" to 59", in every imaginable configuration and modern or nostalgic designs. There are 6 standard colors - black, green, blue and read, and Boretti will customize colors for you. All the ranges are hand finished. The prices vary from €6.185 or $7,926 for a 60 cm range to €17.550 or $22,488 for a 150 cm range. The kitchen island price is quoted by request. Boretti.
Diva build a kitchen island with everything the most demanding chef would want. The kitchen island can have up to four ovens, warming cabinets, drawers, large working area and sizable kitchen sink. You can even get built-in cutting boards. Diva's islands are very expensive. The price varies from around $20,000 all the way to $40,000, depending on the model. If you think of buying one, allow Diva up to 16 weeks to build a kitchen island for you. See other islands at Diva de Provence.