A marble sink sits on top of a copper column housed within an ash frame. The room divider provides a way to delineate the two spaces without completely separating them. The Float collection arises as a radically innovative proposal, hoping to return the kitchen its status as a fully habitable space.”
The island is designed to be the main food preparation area. “Our objective was to create a collection that broke the barriers between the living room and the kitchen – open space was our starting point,” MUT Design founder Alberto Sanchez told Dezeen. “We wanted to create an aesthetic kitchen collection, more akin to the living room than to kitchen spaces.”
“We live at a time when kitchens are again given centre stage within our homes. MUT Design’s previous projects include hexagonal cement floor tiles designed to imitate the psychedelic patterns seen through a kaleidoscope. Spanish studio MUT Design has created modular kitchen units from materials commonly found elsewhere in the home. Related story: Keidos tiles by MUT for Entic designsBy creating a system with more flexibility, and using materials such as copper, ash and marble, the designers hoped to create a kitchen fit for its contemporary role as “the heart of the home”. A large cupboard – designed to house appliances and other kitchen paraphernalia – completes the basic kitchen. Both are made from ash and powder-coated steel, with the addition of a low level copper tray. MUT Design’s Float collection comprises a kitchen island, a cupboard, a glass cabinet, a serving cart and a room divider.