A peek into a special Tieleman kitchen in The Hague
The unique combination of olive wood, copper, stainless steel and harness leather gives this kitchen in a former city villa in The Hague an unprecedented luxurious appearance. At the same time, the cuisine is understated and balanced.
This kitchen is based on the exclusive concept Corio, a design by Eric Kant for Tieleman Keukens. “Only a visit to the showroom was necessary to convince the English clients of the unique value of this kitchen,” says consultant Robbert Deurloo.
There is a story behind every material used in this kitchen. The olive wood is selected such that the veneer continues horizontally. The saddle leather, from the buffalo neck, is finished with stitching. The copper steles are acidified to just the right color and varnished clear. The vertically ground stainless steel doors, behind which the cooler and freezer are hidden, are beautifully converted on the edges and, to emphasize the height, vertically brushed.
And that’s not all, Robbert says. “The baseboards, hood, canopy and handle strips are finished with spray metal. This involves spraying a liquid metal onto a smooth surface, which gives a very special look.” Besides being beautiful, the kitchen is also practical. “Stains in the leather can literally be removed with a hair dryer, and the Dekton countertop is indestructible.” A kitchen full of unique materials, applied in a balanced way: only such a kitchen fits in such a royal setting.
Materials: olive wood, stainless steel and harness leather for the cabinet fronts, copper for the solidified walls, Dekton for the worktop and spray metal for other details Equipment: coffee machine, combi-oven, large oven, steam oven, wine climate cabinet and dishwasher by Miele, extractor hood by Novy, hob by ATAG and Fusion faucet by Quooker
Robbert Deurloo: Stains in the leather can literally be blown away with a hair dryer. A kitchen full of unique materials, applied in a balanced way.