Say goodbye to block-like benchtops! Featuring softened edges and smooth lines, curved kitchen bench designs are all the rage right now.
Piergiorgio Cazzaniga was definitely thinking outside the square when he created this curved kitchen design. Maxima Round from Composit S.p.A. frees the kitchen island from its usual block-like proportions with softened edges, compositkitchens.com
Theatre in the round
Cooking becomes a theatrical event with this spiral kitchen benchtop made from Staron® Solid Surfaces, staron.com.au. Kitchen designed by Paula Jacobs and Eric Sudarso for Design Ino.
This simple but arresting curved island bench was made using heated Polymer moulds. Home by Saaj Design, saaj.com.au. Photography by Patrick Redmond
Smooth lines and recessed LED lighting combine to create a futuristic look in this kitchen by Alby Turner & Son Kitchens, albyturner.com.au
Circular and seamless
This unique, award-winning curved kitchen design makes the most of a small space. Staron® Solid Surfaces was thermoformed to create the seamless, circular shape, staron.com.au. Designed by Elizabeth Rudkin for Lane Walker Rudken, Staron Design Award Winner.
Outside the square
Both round and square shapes work together in this very cool kitchen by Britain’s first lady of interior design, Kelly Hoppen, kellyhoppen.com
By Sarah Knox