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5 High-Style, High-Tech Kitchen Upgrades

Master the modern cookery with these state-of-the-art kitchen appliances, fixtures and cabinetry systems

By Eric Mutrie

 

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Vario 400 Series by Gaggenau
This aluminum and stainless-steel fridge and freezer combo includes a motorized glass shelf. Raise or lower it to make room for leftovers. An energy-saving vacation mode keeps the hydro bill down, while an alarm warns midnight snackers when the door’s been left open. $8500 per column, at Luxe Appliance Studio

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G 6985 ScVi K20 Futura Diamond Series by Miele
Knock twice to open this handle-less dishwasher and load up to 16 place settings. Sensors automatically adjust the cycle temperature and timing based on how much dirt is detected. $3700, at Miele Gallery Caplan’s

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Pure S1 by SieMatic
Pairing aluminum frames with glossy white lacquer doors is a minimalist system that appears to be straight out of a science-fiction film. Thanks to MaticMotion sensors, handle-free drawers slide open with just a light touch. Adjust the colour of the shelf lighting via a control panel to set the desired mood. Prices vary, at Binns

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36″ Induction Cooktop by Monogram
A built-in low-warm setting, designed to prevent burned cheese and chocolate makes this five-element stovetop Iron Chef-worthy. $4100, at Appliance Canada

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Beale by American Standard
Wave dirty hands under this high-arc pull-down faucet to reduce the risk of cross-contamination. Available in polished chrome and stainless steel finishes. From $450, at Roman Bath Centre

Originally published in our Guide 2016 issue as Look Book: High-Style, High-Tech Kitchen.


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