The Cornish coast is already one of the best places you could hope to design a dream home and kitchen. Add to that the sustainable designer deVOL and you have everything you could want in a cottage kitchen. The deVOL Pine Cottage kitchen in Cornwall is a picture of perfection for clients Becca and Damien, who met the deVOL designers when asking for kitchen tips on social media. After living in a 40-foot aluminum camper trailer, the two found a 19th-century Cornish cottage to call home and asked deVOL to help design the kitchen.

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Two images of a black and blue cabinet. Left, open. Right, partially closed.

Damien runs the U.K.’s first stand-alone zero waste barbershop, so he and Becca wanted the kitchen to be as sustainable as possible. They chose the Sebastian Cox Kitchen by deVOL, a line of kitchen furnishings that uses sustainable British timber felled by coppicing (a traditional woodland management method). Cupboards incorporate traditional craft techniques and designs with a rough bandsawn finish, sliding dovetail joints, and weave designs. The cupboards were handmade in England. The effect is a luxurious take on a rustic classic with outstanding quality.

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A neutral-toned cottage kitchen.

The deVOL Curiosity Cupboard from the Shaker line mixes in a different style for a natural cottage feel. The cupboards were finished with a “natural” stain to brighten the room. Contrasting paint finishes used throughout complement the terracotta flooring. deVOL accessories finish the space with brass and copper details.

Left, a kitchen sink. Right, a stove.

While deVOL kitchens can be pricey (starting at $25,000), no detail, not even light switches, are overlooked. The entire line is handmade to order in England by craftspeople using sustainable building methods.

A black stove.

One of the kitchen’s standout features is the farmhouse sink embedded in the light-colored cabinets. The vertical grain on the cabinets also lends a unique touch, as do the variety of cabinet pulls alternating with more modern holes. Even the black cabinet is painted light blue inside, bringing a peaceful atmosphere to this high-quality and eco-friendly room.

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