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10th September 2019
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Benchmarx Kitchens reveals its softer side with the new Somerset Natural Oak kitchen
The appeal of a real wood kitchen has an understandable draw, especially due to its inherent luxury, understated warmth and texture.
Working in everything from contemporary loft spaces to more traditional cottage settings alike, the brand-new Somerset Natural Oak kitchen from Benchmarx Kitchens is ideal for those who love the finish of a solid wood kitchen but don't want to compromise on creating a modern, fresh look.
Rather than the darker shade often associated with this solid finish, the new, paler shade gives a much softer look that reflects the designer styling being seen in top end kitchens. However, the natural charm of the wood is not lost as it still plays host to the knots and grains for which this material is instantly recognisable.
The latest Somerset addition also includes a square-edged shaker finish that instantly updates its appearance and gives it an of-the-moment finish. This square profile echoes the finish of the painted Somerset collections already in the range, meaning you can now mix the Natural Oak with Grey, Olive Green and Bone White, to create a look that matches your style perfectly.
With such a neutral base, it is easy to add bolder touches that make an eye-catching statement. For instance, here the Somerset Natural Oak has been teamed with a bold worktop (the Silestone by Cosentino in Marquina is pictured) to give a contemporary twist that makes this kitchen stand out from the crowd. The beauty of this dark Quartz worktop is that the stunning white veining effect running throughout can be controlled, so you get the right amount to create the best effect every time.
There is no need to feel tied to traditional features and accessories either. This latest oak finish looks just at home with a striking stainless-steel Belfast sink as it does with its white ceramic counterpart. Add a chrome and black tap and sleek black handles, and you have a look that is timelessly beautiful.
This stainless-steel Belfast sink is another addition to the Benchmarx portfolio.
To follow this, look right through the Benchmarx Kitchens cabinetry, this pale oak shade now appears inside the glass fronted display cabinets and corner larders to ensure a seamless finish.
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