Built-In Furniture and Storage by Breath Architecture

Our friends at Trendir alerted us to this house with many built-in ideas and we just love it. Almost anything that can be built in – is! Built in headboards and lights, built in side boards, shelving – storage is everywhere! And built-ins take up less room than free standing furniture so you can make more use of the available space. The built in corner table (above) makes use of a space that otherwise might only hold a plant. And using the stair wall as cubby holes … (read more)

Casual-chic living room decor: Rustic storage, colorful cozy furniture

What is the top living room essential of 2013? Comfort, and Roche Bobois does it with real panache! After all, who wants to feel like they’re living in a museum? We love the inviting, eclectic look of this living room by Roche Bobois – a true master at delivering casual comfort coupled with contemporary style. Case in point – the Mah Jong modular sofa. This colorful and cozy collection has a casual look and feel, and its modular components can be arranged as desired, to suit … (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)

KitchenAid wine cooler

The KRVX 6010 is a compact KitchenAid wine cooler which protects your wine from temperature fluctuations, vibrations and ultra-violet light. A must-have for any self-respected wine lover, a modern wine cooler always strives to keep your wine in top condition.

Compact enough to install anywhere in your house, the KitchenAid KRVX 6010 wine cooler stores 46 bottles on 5 wooden shelves in two temperature zones. With a temperature range between 6°C and 18°C to keep red, white and rose wines at the optimum temperatures, ultra-violet ray protection glass and humidity control, this wine cooler … (read more)

February 2011 Monthly Round-Up for Kitchen Contraptions

February 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

NinjaBread Man – Silent and Deadly Cookies YUMBOTS – The Friendly Cupcake Robots

Cleaning Supplies

DPW – Department of Public Works Sink Stopper

Free Standing Kitchens

10 Induction Cooktops For Modern Free Standing Kitchens and Others

Grilling

Steel Charcoal Grills from Fire & Steel(read more)

10 Induction Cooktops For Modern Free Standing Kitchens and Others

Induction cooktops can save space, and can make a free standing kitchen even smaller in size. By using an induction cooktop you’ll also save energy because they heat up much more efficiently. Here’s a list of the top 10 induction cooktops over at Home Tome:

DUXTOP 1800-Watt Portable Sensor Touch Induction Cooktop 8300ST –

Duxtop Induction Cooktop uses 120 volts, 15 amps of electricity , standard in all homes; it is lightweight and compact for easy handling and storageit comes with a digital control panel.

Induction cooktop from AEG-Electrolux – AEG-Electrolux Induction cooktops enhance … (read more)

Rangemaster Professional+ FX range cooker

Energy efficient and versatile cooker, the Rangemaster Professional+ 90 FX is a stunning and innovative cooking range with a unique Energy Saving Panel which splits the oven cavity in two, creating a truly flexible and energy-conscious range cooker. You can cook in either an entire 108-litre cavity or a highly practical 49-litre oven. With smaller oven mode, the remaining oven space serves as a plate warming area prior to serving, thanks to residual heat.

The five-burner range top offers 1.0 kW, 3.0 kW, 3.5 kW and two 1.7 kW burners. In addition, the … (read more)

Breville Radio Toaster – Tunes and Toast in One Small Appliance

We really like dual purpose kitchen gadgets, and this toaster meets tune box is pretty amazing. With stylish retro looks, and a classic 2 slice capacity the Breville Radio Toaster even has variable browning control. It even has variable width bread slots for thick and thin slices of bread. The radio side has both the standard radio features, but also has an input for your MP3 player too.

Other features include:

Reheat & defrost function Mid-cycle cancel Extra high lift for easy toast removal Fully removable crumb tray for easy clean Blue illuminated toasting … (read more)