The kitchen has moved away from its origins as a tucked-away room used solely for practical purposes. It has become a site for the flexing of interior design muscles, a meeting place where family and friends can gather and talk about their days and a space where sleek finishes have become as important as they are in the living or bedrooms.
A massive part of this transition has been in the treatment of appliances. Necessary for a kitchen to fulfil its function but not always in fitting with the space’s overarching aesthetic, the question of how to deal with appliances is crucial if one is to feel their kitchen represents the look of the rest of their home.
Luckily, Fisher & Paykel, a pioneer of the modern kitchen, is offering a number of integration options that allow homeowners to not only have a line-up of innovative appliances at their fingertips but to make those appliances fit seamlessly into their spaces. From refrigerators to rangehoods to Fisher & Paykel’s signature DishDrawers and CoolDrawers, the brand’s lauded range is able to be made with custom panels to match existing cabinetry, and slots so seamlessly into a space that at a glance, you wouldn’t even know it was there. In kitchens where a stainless steel refrigerator door, for example, would stand out like a sore thumb, this is an ideal option.
If you feel like your kitchen needs a refresh, or are unsure how on earth you’re going to make a bulky dishwasher or refrigerator work in a small or open-plan space, these beautifully-appointed kitchens, each boasting full suites of Fisher & Paykel appliances, should serve as all the inspiration you need.