Shannon Bennett is one of Australia’s preeminent chefs. His three hatted restaurant, Vue de Monde, is renowned for offering critically acclaimed modern Australian cuisine. When away from his star studded restaurant atop the Rialto Towers in Melbourne, Bennett also likes to cook at home. 

When deciding to renovate his former Toorak home, Shannon wanted to ensure the kitchen had the perfect balance, featuring an aesthetic and contemporary design product whilst maintaining a high level of functionality. 

“This home expresses my special vision of quality of life and an Italian kitchen”

Italia by Arclinea was the perfect solution to Shannon’s needs. The Italia kitchen embraces the technical solutions typical of professional kitchens, bringing their functions and typical methods into the home. This is evident in Shannon’s house where a long workbench is set alongside the living area, perfect for show cooking. 

The Italia combines this open and communal style kitchen with separate hidden storage to ensure optimum functionality. The Italia features the technical solutions typical of technical solutions to ensure that all your cooking needs are available at home. This is evident in Shannon’s kitchen where deeper worktops fitted with large cast iron hobs and double sinks, suspended hoods, and the iconic island layout feature. 

Discover Arclinea at Pure Interiors, view the Italia Kitchen here.