Archive | November 2, 2012

Oval English Kitchen

Kit Kemp's oval kitchen with white limed-oak cabinets and a bottle green Aga cooker

At home, British designer Kit Kemp transformed an unusual space into a new kitchen.

At first glace, I though ‘typical English kitchen’ with the built in niche for the bottle green Aga cooker and a handsome beam to set off the hood area. Then I realized that there was no distortion in the photo – the sides of the room were round! That’s because hotel designer Kit Kemp, transformed what she calls “the best room in the house” – the 1920s oval drawing room facing her London garden – into a kitchen that she and her husband use just for themselves now that their nest is empty.… Continue Reading