Kitchen of the Week: Mt Victoria cottage goes moody black

There's a transition from light to dark and back again in this remodelled cottage. The kitchen-family area, designed by Joneen Rodgers, is a dark, moody space that's full of character.

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There’s a transition from light to dark and back again in this remodelled cottage. The kitchen-family area, designed by Joneen Rodgers, is a dark, moody space that’s full of character.

The owners of this cute cottage in Mt Victoria, Wellington, had strong ideas about the look they wanted in their kitchen-family space – it was to be dark, moody and intimate.

Designer Joneen Rodgers of Hello Home Interiors says their initial request for their “transition” project was to be able to progress through their home, from a light space to dark, and back to light again.

“With the cottage having a small footprint, they wanted a feeling of intimacy throughout, with the kitchen creating the dark, moody hub of the home.

Kitchen designer Joneen Rodgers of Hello Home Interiors in Wellington transformed the Mt Victoria cottage with a new kitchen and bathroom.

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Kitchen designer Joneen Rodgers of Hello Home Interiors in Wellington transformed the Mt Victoria cottage with a new kitchen and bathroom.

“The kitchen was

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