Kitchen cabinets can be just boxes.
but by simple attention to detail we can add flavour.
. .character and charm which compliments the architecture, style
and period of the rest of your house. . .and adds to your enjoyment
of the kitchen!
detail including the kitchen
sink makes a difference!
Again we have majored on the characteristic ceramic sink, but
we can also supply a large variety of stainless and granite sink inserts
for both over and undermount situations to suit your needs.
our sink range here
and taps here.
the simple choice of handle or knob
can make a huge difference to the style
and feeling of your kitchen.
a look at our handle range
We have chosen fairly traditional
style handles and knobs to set off our authentic kitchen furniture
look. . .but there is also a large range of more contemporary
handles which may suit you better.
detailing, material, colour, pattern, thickness and surface
finish all play a part in the usability, durability and aesthetic
appeal of your kitchen.
The more dense timbers make good tops though the old scrubbed
kauri kitchen bench is a New Zealand classic and a distressed
somewhat 'lived in' look can be quite charming!
Stone is also appropriate though can have some practical limitations.
See our top options here.
shape and scale of the furniture
together with the addition of style
details like cornice, plinth, brackets and
shaped legs or feet are all opportunities
to tailor the look you want.
can add pattern and texture
with plate racks, artistic door vents and grills, strongly graphic
wood grain and paint finish effects. . .
furniture is predominantly made from timber.
. .there is a wide selection to choose from though supply can
The wood can be sealed to preserve it's natural colour. . .or
oiled to enhance the depth of the grain. . .or presented with
a polished surface. . .or glassed for a super tough finish.
can be painted in a variety of colours and effects. . .
top molding, cornice or capping you chose to
detail your tall and or wall furniture also indicates different
styles and periods
of your kitchen.
likewise the plinth, kick-board or legs you detail
for all your kitchen furniture will indicate style and reference
to kitchen history or national origin.
chairs you choose are important because besides looking the part,
they are the place where you rest. . .relax and enjoy your kitchen
setting. . .your friends and family. . .good food!
continue to find ways of increasing the range of chairs to compliment
your kitchen design.
is our chair section.
Tiles are a distinctive feature of the traditional
unfitted kitchen and we are fortunate to be able to supply a
range of authentic tiles which will enhance many of the kitchen
styles we are promoting here.
the range here
Metal Ceiling Tiles are a common feature in larger Victorian
We are able to source a wide range of original design ceiling
tiles and accessories. . .these include ornate Victorian, Nouveau
and Deco designs.
the range here
are associated with skilled craftsmen in glasswork who can custom
make any leaded or copper foil detailing we may want and suppliers
of made to order etched glass designs scaled and reproduced faithfully
to original patterns.
and original construction details are extremely important to us
at Opus libero. . .we use traditional mortise and tenon joints.
. .and dovetail joints for drawer boxes. We can however discretely
incorporate modern devices and appliances where appropriate and
to make the kitchen more usable and accessible.