Design & Real Estate

Chefs, Cars & Kitchens

Once “merely” a world-famous carmaker, Aston Martin is everywhere these days. Their latest adventure takes them into the heart of the home with a dazzling turnkey kitchen collection made for both home and pro chefs.
Words by Stacy Wynn | September 30, 2019 | Design & Real Estate

Dubbed the V888 in homage to the British automaker’s renowned V series cars, the new Aston Martin Kitchen Collection is the result of a collaboration with the great minds of premium Italian furniture and home décor brand Formitalia. The outcome is a symphony of leather, marble, wood and high design starting with the island unit, which is made from Pulpis Marble and Canaletto Walnut worktops. Electrically operated, the Canaletto worktop slides to reveal the sink, induction hob and downdraft extractor concealed beneath it. The sides of the island are upholstered in Cuoio leather and the lacquered storage drawers feature additional leather details. A wall unit complements the island, which is in turn completed by a pantry and bar, which features pocket doors that open to reveal two storage drawers and a marble worktop. Everywhere you look there’s another minimalist yet totally glamorous detail;