valcucine: sinetempore - the new traditional kitchen
valcucine: sinetempore - the new traditional kitchen 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

  • very cool kitchen. excellent photography.

    rodrigo says:
  • Incredible. Real craftsmanship. Impeccable detail. Just beautiful. The finest kitchens in the world. I loved mine. Nothing better.

    marv says:
  • Very nice and comfortable kitchen says:
  • This is what things should be like. Wonderful! Yes, incredible photography, also.

    tod says:
  • whoa.

    P. says:
  • This is how it should be!

    Flo says:

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