For the renovation of a house situated on the Mumbles Bay (Southern coast of Wales), the architectural firm Raum Architects chose to embrace innovative, sustainable, and highly functional materials that could infuse the spaces with a contemporary, elegant, and welcoming atmosphere.
The creation of the open-plan kitchen was entrusted to Elementi Cucina, who meticulously studied the available space to craft a luminous living area where natural light could easily permeate—an open space within the house designed for socializing and sharing convivial moments with guests and family. For the kitchen countertops, backsplash, and the multifunctional island’s cascading edges, they opted for slabs from Stone Italiana‘s Marmorea collection in the color Golden, characterized by a distinctive surface shine and veining akin to marble.
A choice that exudes glamorous and refined style, endowed with extraordinary technical properties: Stone Italiana’s quartz slabs are notably resistant to accidental impacts, scratches, and impervious to stains and bacteria (meeting international standards for reliability and food safety, holding the NSF/ANSI Std. 51 National Sanitation Foundation certification for food zones and splash zones).
Beneath the sink, the black handles on the aged brass cabinetry echo the black metal frame around the ribbed glass above. The golden faucet and brass handles, combined with the wooden doors, create a sophisticated yet inviting ambiance throughout the residence.