Lighting Details Create Drama in Modern Open Plan Apartment

Located on Polrovsky Boulevard in the historical centre of Moscow, the interior space of this apartment received a fresh and cozy makeover by Nikolashin Alex and Catherine Emelyanova of Architecst SL *project. The living, dining and kitchen are all within an open concept area, with the grey-washed flat panel kitchen punctuating the far wall. 2 identical buffets in a brushed brass line the wall adjacent to the kitchen creating a dramatic art deco focal point in an otherwise modern interior. The ambient lighting glows from its recessed … (read more)

Faber Arkea hood with chromotherapy Lighting and Up & Down technology

Azure and blue tones for relaxation, green for connection with nature, yellow and orange for an energy filled environment. Light therapy comes to the kitchen with Arkea, the exclusive lamp-hood from the F-light line of designer Faber cooker hoods, the leading ventilation hood company since 1955. Thanks to its cutting edge LED RGB spotlights, with Arkea you can choose your favourite colour or alternate between a wide range of colours in a loop, giving the best loved room in the home a totally unique atmosphere. Comes with maximum savings – warm, uniform lighting, … (read more)

Lamp with Shelf by Northern Lighting – Illusion

Now, here’s an innovative take on the “table lamp”! The Illusion Lamp by Northern Lighting incorporates the lamp and the shelf in one, allowing for the dual function of illumination and an added surface without eating up any existing floor and table space. Available in a wall-mounted and pendant lamp option, Illusion comes in shiny white and matte black finish – equally modern, equally attention-grabbing. A stylish spot to drop your keys by the door or set your drink, these wall and pendant lamps are an uber-cool addition to any contemporary home. More … (read more)

Liebherr wine cabinet – three-zone freestanding wine refrigerator

The new Liebherr WS 17800, three-zone freestanding wine cabinet holds 178 bottles and is intended for wine drinkers of all levels. With its beautiful stainless steel surround, the freestanding wine refrigerator stands alone adding an elegant design detail to any dining or recreation room. Ideal for the wine connoisseur who may not have space for a cellar, the third temperature zone allows the perfect beverage storage temperature at 55°F and drinking temperature for whites at 41°F and reds at 64°F. Each zone can be adjusted separately from the other zones to adhere to … (read more)

Wine cooler drawer – Norcool Cave 55

This innovative wine cooler drawer with LED lighting and auto defrost received Award for Design Excellence from Norwegian Design Council. Equipped with wire shelves inspired by the egg carton principle, the Cave 55 wine drawer allows you to lay bottles either length ways or across. The two shock absorbing, fully extendable drawers take 55 standard bottles and protect your wines from vibration. You can see the bottles easily through the smoked, UV-protective glass. Adjustable electronic thermostat lets you set different temperatures between the upper and lower drawers within 8°C to 15°C range. (read more)

Murano Collection trend setting range hoods

Empire

The stunning Futuro Futuro Murano Collection is making every effort to keep kitchen designers on edge. Among the latest range hood additions are elegant Empire and understated Orion. The trend setting hoods feature colorful glass enclosures, innovative technologies, highest-grade materials and the unique flair of authentic Italian design.

Orion

Highlights include a powerful and quiet blower, 4 speeds, patented Perimeter Suction Filter System, illuminated control panel, electronic reset, adjustable chimney, filter cleaning reminder, delayed shut-off, Easy-Open tool-less light fixtures, 4 bright 20-watt halogen lights which illuminate the cooking surface … (read more)

New French Door refrigerator from Electrolux

Stylish new French Door refrigerator from Electrolux makes last minute entertaining a breeze. This latest addition to the Electrolux Appliance Line offers the ultimate in capacity, style and convenience. An elegant addition to any kitchen, the new French Door refrigerator from Electrolux makes everyday entertaining – from throwing birthday parties to impromptu wine tastings – a breeze.

Whether its cocktails for a crew, a feast for family and friends or after-school nibbles for the neighborhood kids, the new French Door refrigerator will ensure that you’re ready for anything. Thanks to the most usable capacity, … (read more)

January 2011 Monthly Round-Up for Kitchen Contraptions

January 2011 was another amazing month of Kitchen Contraptions – filled with kitchen gadgets, small appliances, and other kitchen wonders. Thanks again to all of our loyal readers for visiting us each day, and you can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Baking

Perfect Pie Crust Makers Sur La Table 40-60% Off Annual Sale for 2011

Coffee Makers

Bodum Brazil French Press 34-Ounce Coffee Maker with Pavina Glasses Perfect Pressed Coffee with the Bodum Brazil French Press Coffee Maker with Milk Frother DeLonghi ESAM3300 Magnifica Super-Automatic Espresso … (read more)