Hølte is a company that offers custom parts for customize IKEA kitchens, has presented a new design studio and showroom in Hackney, London. The founders of the study Tom and Fi Ginnett They have combined striking colors and geometric shapes with simple, well-designed details inside their new workspace, located at Broadway Market in East London.
The store shows all the Hølte range of hand-finished cabinet fronts, handles and countertops, but it also works as a space where designers can meet with clients and organize events, such as design workshops or wine tastings.
Hølte is one of several new companies that offer custom fronts for carcasses IKEA Metod modular kitchen, along with more well-known examples such as the Danish brand Reform and the Swedish studio Superfront. Tom and Fi, who began their careers in architecture and fashion, respectively, launched Hølte as a spin-off of their more conventional kitchen design business, Witlof.
Instead of dividing the studio into different areas, the space takes the form of a large kitchen and dining room. In it, black contours and inserts add definition to the different units, while a vibrant blue wall Create a color blocking effect with two sets of cabinets.
Other details include a offset tile background with blue grout, a wine rack and a pantry closet. These are combined with the London studio lighting Hand & Eye and an amazing recycled marble surface similar to Altrock's terrazzo. Behind the large dining table, a consultation area creates a space for individual conversations, with a wall of glass blocks as a backdrop.