White is a perennial favourite for kitchens, either classic, elegant, timeless. The new white, however, is one of tonal variation, texture and materiality, and never is white more versatile than when used to link an indoor and outdoor kitchen/entertaining space, creating fluidity, a perception of space, yet imbues a sense of luxury and sophistication.
Materials are the tour de force in these spaces, sustainably produced Caesarstone Porcelain Archetta benchtops, plus light timber accents for cabinetry and floors to add warmth and texture, along with finger tiles in a warm white and brushed copper metallics.
The Porcelain Archetta, with its soft, ivory-white base, is beautifully overlayed with charcoal grey striations that seemingly dissolve into the stone, along with small, mineral accents that appear courtesy of muted green and yellow crystalline layers.
The overall look, for the striking island bench, rear splashback and workbench, and outdoor kitchen surfaces, is one of honed clarity, calm and purity.
While together the materials exude luxury and serenity, each has also been selected for its longevity and durability, the design of these cooking, eating, entertaining spaces is modern and sophisticated, but they are also timeless in their appeal, with no elements requiring replacement in the foreseeable future.
Each slab of Caesarstone Porcelain is ethically produced from natural raw ingredients, including clay, feldspar and oxides. Carrying a lifetime warranty, these surfaces offer extreme heat resistance including UV resistance, scratch resistance, stain resistance and general chemical resistance, making them virtually indestructible.
Each slab of Caesarstone Porcelain has a 12mm profile and 1600 x 3200m dimensions, meaning larger, sweeping expanses of joint-free surfaces can be achieved.
In keeping with Caesarstone’s environmental sustainability commitment, Porcelain carries the Greenguard, HPD (Health Product Declaration), LBC Red List Compliance (Living Building Challenge), CE (European Conformity) and Kosher certificates of approval.
RRP: Caesarstoneâ Porcelain Archetta retails from $1050/sqm (which includes basic fabrication and installation).