Sleek matte cabinetry and statement-making focal points including a large central island and a gallery-like shelving system create a space that does not look like a kitchen at a viewer’s first glance. Hidden storage systems are enclosed in stunning cabinetry throughout the kitchen. A custom 10 foot wall of smoke grey cabinetry conceals a fridge, freezer and anintegrated pull out storage system, while the island encloses a full recycling system, dishwasher drawer and custom, integrated cooktop. Subtle details including full height custom pulls on the pantry wall coupled with beveled drawer fronts to eliminate additional hardware and textured interiors add to the sophistication of this kitchen. The open shelving wall features alternating stone, glass and walnut custom routed to nest wine bottles. Another structural focal point is the artful cantilevered island at the centre of the kitchen with overlapping planes of honed marble and an integrated, custom sink.

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BURDIFILEK is an international interior design consultancy refining experiences for retail, hospitality, and real estate development partners around the world for over 22 years. Led by Creative Director Diego Burdi and Managing Partner Paul Filek, our design philosophy embraces sophistication and creative intelligence. Inspired by travel and exploration, art and artisans, the firm's identity is demonstrated through an ability to realize expressive, sophisticated interiors with global relevance. We are creators of an international style, transcending trends to blend distinctive design vision with trademark elegance and polish. The reputation we have built reflects our commitment to excellence and artistry, to create one-of-a-kind works of art to elevate a brand experience. The size and scale of our studio ensures our commitment to excellence with every project we take on. By exploring the depth of each brand, clients entrust us with the creation, development, and evolution of their signature brand identity to refine the expression of its experience. www.burdifilek.com