3 of a kind kitchen storage

Thu, Jun 7, 2012, 01:00

Got a small kitchen? The Blum Space Corner drawer is a smart solution for notoriously difficult corner units.

It features full-extension drawers, is available in a metallic silver finish and comes in standard or pot drawer heights.

The price of one standard and two pot drawer unit is from €806 at Frank Flanagan Fittings (01-8448400 blum.com), Falcon House, Dublin Airport Logistics Park, St Margaret’s, Co Dublin.

This price doesn’t include the door fronts.

Need something more substantial? Rhatigan Hick (0402-94661 rhatiganandhick.ie) in Aughrim, Co Wicklow do a butcher block island unit that starts from €4,500.

The one pictured, affectionately called Fionn mac Cumhaill, is 220 cm long by 120 cm wide and is made from native Irish spalted beech. It costs €7,000 and features solid wood in-frame cabinetry, custom made handles and hinges and recessed chopping boards that slide into the counter top when not in use.

The Suffolk larder from Neptune (neptune.com) is a free standing piece that opens to reveal six additional interior drawers, three deep large shelves and racking perfect for spices, bottles, packets and tins.

It measures 110 cm wide is 60 cm deep and 216 cm high, includes two deep pan drawers in the base and costs from €3,350. Stockists include: Blackrock Kitchens (01-2108005); Global Village (01-4063882);Castle Cabinets (056-7764800); Adare Florios Furniture (061-396397) Deanery Furniture (050 547066) Grosvenor Kitchens (048 -90685363) and Malone & Smyth (048-67741885).