Happily Ever After: Simple & Serene Kitchens

January 26, 2012 0


Do you know this feeling: You are in your home, you look around and feel the immediate urge to remove the surplus books on your bedside table, the half a dozen burnt down candles on the sideboard, the excess vases on your shelf. You feel the need for simplicity. For air to breathe. For a clean and uncluttered space. Well, truth be told, with my tiny apartment I must do this from time to time. And I do. Especially in my teeny kitchenette.

With this zest for simplicity in interiors in mind, I went around and about looking for inspiring ideas. And I happened to encounter deVOL kitchens. A delightful producer of bespoke kitchens, other furniture and accessories mainly made of wood. A simple glance on their brochure revealed the serenity, sophistication and somewhat traditional design of their products and I daydreamed away imagining my personal bespoke kitchen. Well, I was pretty sure you will like this amazing design made in England, too. Honestly, isn’t it simply great?

Photography via deVOL Kitchens

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  • Reply Mary Middleton Design January 27, 2012 at 8:02 am

    Hi Igor are you going to be spring cleaning this weekend? ‘Cause that’s what it sounds like! Have a great one

    • Reply Igor Josifovic January 27, 2012 at 8:39 am

      Hi Mary…well, I think I will be spring cleaning a bit with united forces of my mum who is currently visiting:-))

  • Reply Gerard January 27, 2012 at 9:49 am

    Nice kitchen Igor… if a little bit too country for me. I laughed when I read the “do you know this feeling” bit. I’m completely OCD with everything being just so and I don’t do clutter. I’m not Mr minimal, but firmly believe in less is more :-)

  • Reply Becky - Pretty Dandy January 27, 2012 at 9:55 am

    These are a lovely breath of fresh air – I especially like the hanging lights & candles photo, it’s lovely.


  • Reply Collette Osuna January 27, 2012 at 11:52 am

    Have a great weekend sweets!!
    I LOVE LOVE my kitchen…..I had my home built on 2007 and got to pick out all of the interiors….its definitely a gathering spce:)

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    • Reply Igor Josifovic January 27, 2012 at 12:12 pm

      You too, Collette!! And yes, kitchens MUST be a super gathering space (what a pity my kitchen has the size of a shoebox).

  • Reply Un coup d'aile January 27, 2012 at 12:27 pm

    ich kann das so gut nachvollziehen!! bei mir ist auch alles überall… ich warte noch auf mein Sideboard.. und bekam gestern den Anruf: wird erst im März geliefert… dann wird halt pünktlich zum Frühjahr ausgemistet!!

  • Reply Bojana January 27, 2012 at 12:41 pm

    I absolutely agree with both you and Gerard. Stuff keeps piling up no matter how often we obsessively clean it up. :)

  • Reply oaxacaborn January 29, 2012 at 5:39 pm

    Oh yes, a clean, uncluttered space = a relaxed and peaceful space! So true!

  • Reply Lauren January 30, 2012 at 10:05 pm

    Gorgeous! The idea of a kitchen is serene, even if mine never stays that way!

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