Personal tools
log in | join | help

Kitchen of the Week: Sebastian Cox for deVol in the UK

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jun 19, 2015 01:03 AM
Editorial Rating: 1 2 3 4 5
Average Rating: 1 2 3 4 5 ( 0 votes)
by Julie Carlson last modified Jun 18, 2015

Sebastian Cox, a graduate of England's University of Lincoln (and, interestingly enough, a former DJ), founded his bespoke furniture company in 2009 with a mission to "design and make simple, elegant, honest furniture from British hardwoods." In a short time, he has become a leader in the UK craft revitalization; he has collaborated with Terence Conran on the craft-made Benchmark collection and worked on a line for Heal's, while also carrying out his own work. His latest project? An urban rustic kitchen for English kitchen maker deVol , made of sawn and woven sustainable timbers with copper accents (cabinet pulls and sink). "If we can develop a product that possesses subtle evidence of craft, then I believe it resonates with a customer's primitive maker urges," he told Dezeen. "I believe in looking both forward and backward." Above: The kitchen is installed in deVol's Cotes Mill showroom in Leicestershire, England. The sawn cabinet doors are stained with inky blue-black dye, which preserves the natural character of the wood.  Above: "The whole kitchen is designed to look like it breathes," Cox says. "It feels clean, simple, and light, but it's also brimming with texture." Above: The wall-mounted cabinet features a back panel of woven wood slats.  Above: The countertop is made from "a lovely big piece of solid oak"; the sink is pounded copper. Above: Mounted antlers serve as dish towel rack. Above: The backsplash is simple white-painted brick.  Above: Stained wood cabinetry contrasts with the natural wood cabinetry under the sink. Above: A drawer detail. Above: An inky blue-black stained freestanding cabinet. Above: The cabinet has a woven back panel. For more info on the kitchen, go to  deVol  and visit the maker at  Sebastian Cox . We're kitchen design addicts, we admit it. What are we most excited about? This fledgling  line from Berlin , the latest crop of minimalist British kitchens , and the new timber kitchen . More Stories from Remodelista Manning the Stove: 7 Father's Day Gifts for Culinary Dads 10 Easy Pieces: Architects' Go-To Modern Kitchen Faucets 9 Favorites: The New Timber Kitchen






Website migration, maintenance and customization provided by Grafware.