Bella Cucina Goes Refined
By Sigrid McCandles
Understated and pared back, yet elegant and sophisticated: these are the foundations of refined spaces. In the kitchen this is interpreted with modern clean lines and contemporary shapes without a lot of ornamentation. There’s a strong emphasis on functionality where all elements are useful. Quality finishes and luxurious materials leave a lasting impression.
These bite-sized chocolate treats are handmade in myriad flavours and coated with sprinkles, coconut, chocolate or nuts.
Turn plain tap water into your favourite flavoured sparkling water or soda in seconds.
Photo: Soda Stream
A long central island is the centrepiece while a dramatic overhead hood, reminiscent of organ pipes, supplies extraction and can be fitted with an audio system and lighting.
Photo: Elmar Cucine
Delicate flowers adorn this lovely porcelain dinnerware inspired by the Prairies.
Photo: Vista Alegre
Sigrid McCandless, ARIDO, IDC, CMKBD, is an interior designer and certified kitchen and bath designer. She is the owner of Avonbridge Interiors and past president of the National Kitchen and Bath Association (Ontario Chapter).