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31st August 2020
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Schmidt shows how a relaxed country casual style suits both modern and period homes
When it comes to buying a new kitchen, it's just as easy for people to fall in love with a modern handless slab door as it is to hanker after a Shaker-style scheme.
Furniture no longer falls into classic or contemporary categories; today it's all about getting the best of everything to create an ultimate dream design. Schmidt has the perfect solution for those who want a clean, fuss-free look with a softer feel and the warmth and natural character of timber.
The new Bolero range has a solid Oak frame with Ash veneered centre panel, varnished and finished with a matt open grain lacquer. Available in a palette of 14 colours, including open grain White, as shown, centre panels can also be planked for a more rustic effect.
For an unfitted, freestanding look, the sideboard unit comprises three 60cm cabinets, which measure 78cm tall with an extra depth of 70cm. There's plenty of storage thanks to the spacious internal drawers which will keep containers, spices, crockery and even small appliances close at hand while a three-drawer unit at the end provides even more storage with a fitted cutlery tray. Another great feature is the inset Quarzo chopping board, which is shown here in the Stella Bianco colourway.
Additional options include glazed cabinet fronts for feature displays and the Quercy table, which is available in Beech or Oak and a choice of 37 different colour finishes. Ideal for unexpected guests, it has two extension leaves of 30cm each, while the Legno chairs are the perfect match, also available in Beech with 31 colour finishes and 12 vinyl seat colours.
20th November 2015