hideaway kitchen; a translucent folding wall keeps the food-prep area undercover. - acrylic panels
"It's like two kitchens," says Enrico brissan of his clever solution . ".
"What you want, and what you don't want to see. " [
When Bressan and his wife, tahamini-
Founder of a design studio called Artecnica-
They decided to transform their home in Beverly Hills and their goal was
Just like the kitchen, their two children, extended family and guests can attend the event in the kitchen.
They designed a 20.
Foot wall with stainless steel refrigerator, 6-
Burner and open shelf.
Last point: customization
Acrylic panel door sliding on metal track.
In the blink of an eye, the inner workings of the kitchen disappeared.
The door is light and durable.
"Even a child can open them," says Bressan . ".
Design Artecnica, Los Angelesartecnicainc. com or 323/655-6551)
Floating stair laminated glass and acrylic steps give the space a feeling of ventilation.
"I like the idea of floating out from downstairs," says Bressan . ".
Easy-to-store dishes and gadgets are handy, but hidden in a cabin at Ikea, the same acrylic fiber as the folding door faces. [
Bright white Caesar Stone (caesarstoneus. com or 877/978-2789)
Chosen for its durability;
Stainless steel sinks and cabinets (right)
Connect the area to the rest of the kitchen.
The luminous material of seven sub-panels plates costs $7,000;
Find something like Panelite (
$528 per group; panelite. us or 323/297-0115).
The price of the aluminum frame reached $3,000.
Consistent colors extend from the kitchen to the living room, bringing together the various areas in the open floor plan, most of which are color palettes in white and steel. [
"Two looks, one space, it's perfect when there's a lot of confusion and you don't want to deal with it," Bressan said . ".
"Just close the door and you have the best of both worlds.
"Hisimaginative design is both a functional kitchen for a family that loves to cook and a room that becomes a dinner party --
Ready in an instant.