valcucine: sinetempore - the new traditional kitchen
sep 05, 2012
valcucine: sinetempore - the new traditional kitchen


‘sinetempore’ by gabriele centazzo for valcucine

 

 

valcucine‘s new ‘sinetempore’, designed by gabriele centazzo, is a marriage of industrial processing and handicraft.
the kitchen system values ancient techniques like carvings, inlays, mosaics and pyrography, by applying them to the finish
of the contemporary cooking space’s cabinets and work surfaces.

 

the doors, storage and shelving units of ‘sinetempore’ are made from elm, constructed using comb or tenon joints,
with counters produced in marble or porphyry. the traditional copper cooker with a trapezoidal body,
or the more modern P20 hood in steel is used in combination with this kitchen.

 

involving the work of small craftsman workshops all over the world, the new traditional-style kitchen features carving details,
as well as inlays along its wooden surfaces providing decorative elements to the overall design. furthermore, bush hammering,
a treatment typically for stone elements, is applied to the worktop back panels giving a subtle corrugated finish.
 

 


general view of the kitchen

 

 


the design of the space employs ancient techniques such as carving and inlays into its surface

 

 


the cabinets are made from solid elm

 

 


carvings frame the drawers and cupboards

 

 


comb and tenon joints are used to fit the wood elements together

 

 

 

 


view of the built-in wine rack

 

 


the design of the kitchen system employs the work of craftsmen from around the world

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