Luxurious Bespoke Kitchen Design: Artichoke

Because you hunger and thirst for beautiful design, behold Luxurious Bespoke Kitchen Design From Artichoke today!

New England style kitchen designed by Artichoke with Michael Smith for a Kensington home. Handpainted cabinetry, steel, and antiqued zinc were the primary materials in this amazing bespoke kitchen. #englishkitchen #londonkitchen #bespoke #artichoke
Artichoke designed a bespoke kitchen in Kensington, London with designer Michael Smith. According to Artichoke, the kitchen design was influenced by the American East Coast.

All images used with permission from Artichoke.

Luxurious Bespoke Kitchen Design: 4 Artichoke Kitchens

Mission of a Luxurious Bespoke Kitchen Design Firm in Somerset

“Artichoke are specialists in bespoke kitchen design, calling on more than 25 years of experience to create kitchens for a wealth of clients in a stunning range of homes and architecture. Every project we take on is entirely unique and personalised, and by using only the finest quality materials, we have cultivated a reputation for excellence and meticulous attention to detail.” ~Artichoke

Artichoke’s Artisans

A team of 25 bespoke kitchen designers and cabinet makers are skilled artisans. They succeed in designing for function according to each client’s unique lifestyle.

Luxurious Bespoke Kitchen Design: Kensington, London

Nods to New England and Hampton style are apparent. A batterie-de-cuisine over the island accommodates lighting and preserves the beauty of the ceiling.

New England style kitchen designed by Artichoke with Michael Smith for a Kensington home. Handpainted cabinetry, steel, and antiqued zinc were the primary materials in this amazing bespoke kitchen. #englishkitchen #londonkitchen #bespoke #artichoke
Artichoke designed a bespoke kitchen in Kensington, London with designer Michael Smith. According to Artichoke, the kitchen design was influenced by the American East Coast. Certainly a luxurious bespoke kitchen for the design books!

Artichoke and renowned interior designer Michael Smith developed the style of this luxurious bespoke kitchen.

Designed alongside interior designer Michael Smith, this bespoke kitchen is influenced by the American East Coast. Hamptons style in London? Yes, ma’m! The design incorporated chromed door catches and glazed wall cabinets which are typical of New England and coastal kitchens.

New England style kitchen cabinets flank a Wolf range. Chromed door catches, simple glazed wall cabinets, and extraction canopy clad in zinc. The canopy is antiqued with acid and wax. #kitchendesign #londonkitchen #bespokekitchen #artichoke
Artichoke designed a bespoke kitchen in Kensington, London with designer Michael Smith. According to Artichoke, the kitchen design was influenced by the American East Coast. Certainly a luxurious bespoke kitchen for the design books!

Above, New England style kitchen cabinetry flanks a Wolf range. Chromed door catches, simple glazed wall cabinets, and extraction canopy clad in zinc. The canopy is antiqued with acid and wax.

New England style coastal kitchen design by Artichoke and Michael Smith. The pot rack above the island resolved a lighting issue. #bespoke #kitchendesign #artichoke #coastalkitchen #newengland

Hand Painted Cabinetry, Steel and Antiqued Zinc

New England style coastal kitchen design by Artichoke and Michael Smith. The pot rack above the island resolved a lighting issue. #bespoke #kitchendesign #artichoke #coastalkitchen #newengland
(In case you indeed admire bespoke luxury and hand-crafted quality kitchen design inspiration!)

According to Artichoke, the pot hanging rack (above) resolved a lighting issue over the island. A timbered ceiling was saved from unsightly lighting.

New England style kitchen design by Artichoke with Michael Smith for a Kensington home. Three green painted larder contains storage and a refrigerator. #bespoke #kitchendesign #artichoke #coastalkitchen
Luxurious and lovely indeed…certainly an inspiring kitchen design for the books!

A green painted kitchen larder (above) cabinet contains pantry storage and a refrigerator. The cabinet’s mouldings are more classical in style and inspired by a piece of Dutch antique furniture.

Modern Rustic Bespoke Kitchen Design: Gloucestershire, England

A bespoke modern rustic kitchen in a new build country house with Flemish design influences by Artichoke is a vision of bespoke kitchen design beauty.

Bespoke kitchen design in England by Artichoke with large island and Flemish design details. #bespoke #kitchendesign #artichoke #flemish #countrykitchen #englishcountry
Lovely and luxurious indeed. Certainly an inspiring kitchen design for the books!

This glorious bespoke kitchen in Gloucestershire has a large kitchen island (with a special finish to age the material and give it a more rustic feel), Flemish design details, painted kitchen cabinetry with classic raised and fielded panel doors.

Modern rustic bespoke kitchen by Artichoke in Gloucestershire, England. Flemish design details, painted kitchen cabinetry, bronze hardware, and Bental White marble
Modern rustic bespoke kitchen by Artichoke in Gloucestershire, England. Flemish design details, painted kitchen cabinetry, bronze hardware, and Bental White marble.

The primary materials used in this luxurious kitchen design were oak, Bental White marble, hand painted kitchen cabinets, and bronze hardware.

Modern rustic bespoke kitchen by Artichoke in Gloucestershire, England. Flemish design details, painted kitchen cabinetry, bronze hardware, and Bental White marble
Modern rustic bespoke kitchen by Artichoke in Gloucestershire, England. Flemish design details, painted kitchen cabinetry, bronze hardware, and Bental White marble.

Large central kitchen island with special finish to age the material and impart a rustic feel.

Detail of central wood island. Modern rustic bespoke kitchen by Artichoke in Gloucestershire, England. Flemish design details, painted kitchen cabinetry, bronze hardware, and Bental White marble
Modern rustic bespoke kitchen by Artichoke in Gloucestershire, England. Flemish design details, painted kitchen cabinetry, bronze hardware, and Bental White marble. (In case you indeed admire bespoke luxury!)
Modern rustic bespoke kitchen by Artichoke in Gloucestershire, England. Flemish design details, painted kitchen cabinetry, bronze hardware, and Bental White marble
Modern rustic bespoke kitchen by Artichoke in Gloucestershire, England. Flemish design details, painted kitchen cabinetry, bronze hardware, and Bental White marble.
Modern rustic bespoke kitchen by Artichoke in Gloucestershire, England. Flemish design details, painted kitchen cabinetry, bronze hardware, and Bental White marble
Modern rustic bespoke kitchen by Artichoke in Gloucestershire, England. Flemish design details, painted kitchen cabinetry, bronze hardware, and Bental White marble.

The painted cabinets form a backdrop to the island.

Classical Details With Raised and Fielded Panel Doors

Glass door detail in a bespoke modern rustic country kitchen by Artichoke with large island. This bespoke modern rustic kitchen, designed for a new build country house, takes influence from Flemish design. The large central kitchen island has a specialist finish to age the material and give it a rustic feel. The painted furniture forms a backdrop to the island and has classical detailing with raised and fielded panel doors.Primary materials: Oak, Bental White marble, hand painted furniture and bronze handles #bespoke #kitchendesign #englishcountry #englishkitchen #flemish #modernrustic
Glass door detail in a bespoke modern rustic country kitchen by Artichoke with large island. This bespoke modern rustic kitchen, designed for a new build country house, takes influence from Flemish design.

Luxurious Bespoke Kitchen Design Details from Artichoke

(In case you indeed admire bespoke luxury and hand-crafted quality kitchen design!)

Luxurious Bespoke Kitchen Design: Cotswolds, Gloucestershire

Part of an addition to a Cotswold barn, Artichoke brought an urban rustic kitchen to life. Classic yet fresh, Artichoke utilized distressed oak, stylish stainless steel, and handsome Calacatta Oro marble. Worktop made from solid stainless steel. The steel was welded and chased dry into the rubble wall.

Bespoke kitchen design with urban rustic style in Cotswolds, Gloucesterhshire by Artichoke. Distressed oak, stainless steel, and Calacatta Oro marble star in the design ingredients.
Bespoke kitchen design with urban rustic style in Cotswolds, Gloucesterhshire by Artichoke. Distressed oak, stainless steel, and Calacatta Oro marble star in the design ingredients.

 Work surface either side of the Aga is made from 5mm solid stainless steel.

Bespoke kitchen design with urban rustic style in Cotswolds, Gloucesterhshire by Artichoke. Distressed oak, stainless steel, and Calacatta Oro marble star in the design ingredients.

An urban rustic bespoke kitchen fit into a new build extension of a Cotswold barn.

Bespoke kitchen design with urban rustic style in Cotswolds, Gloucesterhshire by Artichoke. Distressed oak, stainless steel, and Calacatta Oro marble star in the design ingredients.
Bespoke kitchen design with urban rustic style in Cotswolds, Gloucesterhshire by Artichoke. Distressed oak, stainless steel, and Calacatta Oro marble star in the design ingredients.

Distressed Oak, Stainless Steel, Painted Tulipwood Planking & Calacatta Oro Marble

Furniture fits against the old outside wall of the original barn.

Bespoke kitchen design with urban rustic style in Cotswolds, Gloucesterhshire by Artichoke. Distressed oak, stainless steel, and Calacatta Oro marble star in the design ingredients.
Bespoke kitchen design with urban rustic style in Cotswolds, Gloucesterhshire by Artichoke. Distressed oak, stainless steel, and Calacatta Oro marble star in the design ingredients.

Furniture facades made from heavily distressed and antiqued constructional oak panels.

Bespoke kitchen design with urban rustic style in Cotswolds, Gloucesterhshire by Artichoke. Distressed oak, stainless steel, and Calacatta Oro marble star in the design ingredients.
Bespoke kitchen design with urban rustic style in Cotswolds, Gloucesterhshire by Artichoke. Distressed oak, stainless steel, and Calacatta Oro marble star in the design ingredients.

Painted island cabinetry is made from planked timber.

Luxurious Bespoke Kitchen Design: Tuscan Villa

Artichoke undertook the interior architecture and interior design for this kitchen. Groined ceilings were designed and set.

Luxurious bespoke kitchen design by Artichoke for a Tuscan villa. The primary ingredients include hand-painted tulipwood, rift cut French oak, chestnut, and acid etched zinc.
Luxurious bespoke kitchen design by Artichoke for a Tuscan villa. The primary ingredients include hand-painted tulipwood, rift cut French oak, chestnut, and acid etched zinc.

Primary materials include handpainted tulipwood, rift cut French oak, chestnut, and acid etched zinc.

Luxurious bespoke kitchen design by Artichoke for a Tuscan villa. The primary ingredients include hand-painted tulipwood, rift cut French oak, chestnut, and acid etched zinc.
Luxurious bespoke kitchen design by Artichoke for a Tuscan villa. The primary ingredients include hand-painted tulipwood, rift cut French oak, chestnut, and acid etched zinc.

Central islands designed in brick and plaster. Hand planed and finished arched chesnut doors grace the ends. Doors are hinged on bespoke wrought ironwork, typical of the local vernacular.

Luxurious bespoke kitchen design by Artichoke for a Tuscan villa. The primary ingredients include hand-painted tulipwood, rift cut French oak, chestnut, and acid etched zinc.
Luxurious bespoke kitchen design by Artichoke for a Tuscan villa. The primary ingredients include hand-painted tulipwood, rift cut French oak, chestnut, and acid etched zinc.

A variety of furniture styles deployed! The room appears to have evolved through various owners over time.

Luxurious bespoke kitchen design by Artichoke for a Tuscan villa. The primary ingredients include hand-painted tulipwood, rift cut French oak, chestnut, and acid etched zinc.
Luxurious bespoke kitchen design by Artichoke for a Tuscan villa. The primary ingredients include hand-painted tulipwood, rift cut French oak, chestnut, and acid etched zinc.

The dresser features bespoke espagnolette ironmongery with rounded inside joints on the lay-on door frame.

Luxurious bespoke kitchen design by Artichoke for a Tuscan villa. The primary ingredients include hand-painted tulipwood, rift cut French oak, chestnut, and acid etched zinc.
Luxurious bespoke kitchen design by Artichoke for a Tuscan villa. The primary ingredients include hand-painted tulipwood, rift cut French oak, chestnut, and acid etched zinc.
Luxurious bespoke kitchen design by Artichoke for a Tuscan villa. The primary ingredients include hand-painted tulipwood, rift cut French oak, chestnut, and acid etched zinc.
Luxurious bespoke kitchen design by Artichoke for a Tuscan villa. The primary ingredients include hand-painted tulipwood, rift cut French oak, chestnut, and acid etched zinc.

Bespoke Scullery

Bespoke pantry and scullery design by Artichoke for a villa in Tuscany. This scullery off the main kitchen features glazed green tile backsplash, plate racks, oak cabinetry, and magnificent arthitecture.
Bespoke pantry and scullery design by Artichoke for a villa in Tuscany. This scullery off the main kitchen features glazed green tile backsplash, plate racks, oak cabinetry, and magnificent arthitecture.
Bespoke pantry and scullery design by Artichoke for a villa in Tuscany. This scullery off the main kitchen features glazed green tile backsplash, plate racks, oak cabinetry, and magnificent arthitecture.
Bespoke pantry and scullery design by Artichoke for a villa in Tuscany. This scullery off the main kitchen features glazed green tile backsplash, plate racks, oak cabinetry, and magnificent arthitecture.
Bespoke pantry and scullery design by Artichoke for a villa in Tuscany. This scullery off the main kitchen features glazed green tile backsplash, plate racks, oak cabinetry, and magnificent arthitecture.
Bespoke pantry and scullery design by Artichoke for a villa in Tuscany. This scullery off the main kitchen features glazed green tile backsplash, plate racks, oak cabinetry, and magnificent arthitecture.

Behind the Scenes

Creative Director, Bruce Hodgson describes company culture in the video, and his vision for Britain’s future heritage inspires. Peek behind the scenes of  the Somerset workshop where bespoke dreams become reality.

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Even more lovely kitchen design inspiration can be savored here, here and here.

Peace to you right where you are.

-michele

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6 Comments

    • michele
      Author
      July 9, 2018 / 12:15 pm

      That’s the spirit of enthusiasm, lovely friend! šŸ™‚

  1. Karol
    July 9, 2018 / 12:13 pm

    Well, again I’ve pinned almost every picture. Good job!

    • michele
      Author
      July 9, 2018 / 12:14 pm

      Merci beaucoup, friend! I’m so happy to share Artichoke’s amazing work. šŸ™‚

  2. July 9, 2018 / 3:23 pm

    Iā€™m speechless! These are so awesome. All the cabinets look like furniture, the finishes are exquisite. My favorite is the barn though!!! Truly stunning. Iā€™m really loving aged brick on the backsplash. Great post!!

    • michele
      Author
      July 9, 2018 / 7:51 pm

      I just want to study these bespoke kitchens in depth because they are representative of timeless design! Thanks for reading!

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