Kitchen Island Unit

Black Beauty : The Vipp Kitchen

Vipp Kitchen You may recognise the name Vipp for their historic line of metallic bins. Well this company are no one trick pony. Their ‘industrial design – since 1939’ slogan means that Vipp has specialised in the industrial aesthetic and has grown in size and speciality over the years, culminating in a really exciting line that I am in awe of – the Vipp Kitchen – a visually arresting modular kitchen design in line with all the latest trends. Which is ironic really as it states on their website that Vipp takes pride in being untrendy: “Trends and fashion is what eventually goes out of fashion. Therefore, we intentionally avoid all changing fashions and trends, legitimising all Vipp products as long-term investments. There will never be a spring or fall collection, instead we offer products with staying power.” Read More…

Union Jack Kitchen Island Unit by Granite Transformations

Beth Tweddle Granite Transformations

Gymnast Beth Tweddle on Granite Transformations’ Union Jack kitchen unit

Kitchen worktops specialist, Granite Transformations, has celebrated Olympic year by creating a Union Jack-adorned island unit, clad in its tough, hard-wearing, diamond-polished material.

Beth Tweddle Granite Transformations

Rather than adhere to traditional red, white and blue, Granite Transformations chose muted white Cristallino, slate grey and blue steel finishes from its Trend G recycled glass collection, to introduce a ‘designer look’. The unit is made from post-consumer recycled wine, beer and mineral water bottles, with an element of polymer resin for strength and a patented Flexiweb™ backing for flexibility.

 

Beth Tweddle Granite Transformations

In these pictures Britain’s top gymnast, Beth Tweddle, can be seen performing a series of rhythmic routines on and around the unit.

Beth Tweddle Granite Transformations

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