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Middle ParkModern Kitchen, Melbourne

Major renovation of an existing inner city house with beach views. Kitchen, bathrooms, laundry and study area. Colour scheme for the house was based on the Statuario marble benches and splashback in the kitchen - white, charcoal and silver. Multi level home with living room looking over the kitchen towards the city on one side and beach in the other direction. Beautifully book-matched stone benchtop in the kitchen with matching splashback behind a stainless steel bench.
David Simmonds Photography

Inspiration for a large modern galley open plan kitchen in Melbourne with an undermount sink, flat-panel cabinets, white cabinets, marble benchtops, stone slab splashback, stainless steel appliances, dark hardwood floors, with island and multi-coloured splashback. —  Houzz
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tommylaytommylay wrote:23February,2016
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    The Kitchen Designer
    6 years ago

    Hi Tommylay

    The cabinets are gloss white (2-pack paint) and the island bench is Statuario Marble with a 60mm square edge. The other (cooktop) bench is 20mm stainless steel and yes, the splashback behind it is the same Statuario marble. You can see the veins repeated down the waterfall ends of the island bench. The colour scheme for the whole house was based on the marble - white, grey and charcoal. The kitchen was built nearly 6 years ago - 2010 - but still looks modern.

mbuswell???? wrote:27September,2014
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    The Kitchen Designer
    7 years ago
    These lights come from 'Bonjour' in Middle Park. http://www.bonjour.com.au/ It was a few years ago so I hope Cecile still has them in stock.

What Houzz contributors are saying:

Vanessa Walker added this to Best of the Week: 40 Marble Marvels From Around the Globe1 February 2018

8. Location: Melbourne, VictoriaWhy we love it: We can’t say it enough… the veins maketh the marble, especially so in this Statuario marble benchtop and splashback.

Twinkle and Whistle added this to Kitchen Trend: It's Time to Marvel at Marble25 June 2014

Not sure how to identify your Carrara from your Calacatta? Fear not, you are not the only one and the differences between the two can be so subtle that it is sometimes hard to know which one you’re dealing with.

What Houzzers are commenting on:

safraclaire added this to eco house3 November 2021

high window instead of as backsplash

Tania Souter added this to Kitchens7 July 2021

Bench top and splash back match

Lindy DoLambert added this to NB Kitchen6 July 2021

How not to use marble. Too much white without contrast

Sara Davy added this to Kitchen20 June 2021

marble b + splash, white kitchen

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