Few are the satisfactions as visceral as that found from effortlessly slicing, and this week we celebrate eight tools that make this simple pleasure even more of a delight. Knives, of course, are centre stage, but scissors, hedge cutters and guillotines also swell the ranks of our recommendations.
Designer Lee Hardcastle from Enigma Interiors approached the design of this kitchen with the goal of combining modern aesthetics with a number of striking features. He specified only top-quality materials and appliances, including a Zip HydroTap Boiling Chilled which delivers boiling and chilled filtered water on demand
A poem, a spectacular landscape and a love of good company were the elements of the brief which Barbara Schmidt and Peter Cudlipp gave to architect, James Grose, for this house in the mountains above Sydney. By Paul McGillick.