Archive | November 2, 2012

Oval English Kitchen

Kit Kemp's kitchen with white limed-oak cabinets and a bottle green Aga cooker - Elle Decor via Atticmag

Kit Kemp’s kitchen is a challenging oval space, formerly a 1920s drawing room.

At first glance at Kit Kemp’s kitchen I though ‘typical English’ with the  bottle green Aga cooker and a handsome beamed niche to set off the hood area. Then I thought the photo might be distorted because the cabinets appeared to curve. But no! The room is actually oval, just like you-kn0w-what on this side of the Atlantic. 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