Kitchen Culture

Re-Inventing Kitchen Design

Kitchen Culture Re-Inventing Kitchen Design
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Format: Hardback, 192 Pages
ISBN: 9781903221969
Publisher: Jacqui Small
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Being at the centre of home life, where food is prepared and hospitality emanates, every kitchen needs to be carefully planned in order to offer flexibility within the home space. Kitchen Culture provides a wealth of practical advice and new thinking, and its sumptuous photographs of contemporary kitchens and architectural plans provide visual inspiration for how to create wonderful kitchens within the shell of your own home.

Johnny Grey covers everything from fascinating context –for example, the historical model of the kitchen as being the fabric of family and domestic life- to practical, design orientated considerations of lighting, space and layout, body movement and storage in the creation of the ideal personal living and working space.

The book is divided into five sections: ‘Reinventing Home Space’, tracing the historical model of the kitchen and its transformation through cultural, culinary and social influences; ‘The Core of Kitchen Design’, case studies of real kitchens, focusing on key design elements for planning the ideal personal living and work space; ‘Communicating Between Space and People’, showcasing specific designs to accommodate sociable activities; ‘Design Analysis’, heralding the many design options for creating true space-efficiency; and ‘Whole Environment’, providing practical guidance to kitchen owners looking to extend their existing interior space and maximise natural light.

Featuring the striking photography of Alex Wilson on almost every page, Kitchen Culture is replete with visual inspiration to compliment Grey’s contemporary, ergonomic style and expert instruction.

The author

Johnny Grey is a leader in the field of kitchen and home design. An architect by background, he has spent twenty years designing kitchens in the UK, America and Europe, and has developed a following as an original designer and trend setter. Johnny was responsible for developing the ‘Unfitted Kitchen' and for steering his clients towards new thinking concepts such as soft geometry and dedicated work areas. His kitchens have been featured in the media, including House and Garden magazine, Met Home, and the New York Times. Johnny lives in West Sussex, England, with his wife and four children and works from his studio with a team of skilled designers.

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Format: Hardback, 192 Pages
ISBN: 9781903221969
Size: 9.055 in x 9.843 in / 230 mm x 250 mm

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