Due to the high volume of orders and maintaining safe COVID-19 measures, there will be a delay in processing and dispatching orders.
The Modern Kitchen [Hardcover]
The kitchen is the heart of the home - it's where we spend leisure time as a family, where we feed ourselves and where we entertain our friends. The average western family spends more money on the kitchen than they do on a car or a holiday. We fill our kitchens with objects and tools that reflect our needs, tastes and desires. There is nowhere else in daily domestic life where design impinges quite as much as in the kitchen.
Every item in the kitchen has its own story. Through 100 familiar objects, The Modern Kitchen maps the progress and development of this functional yet also wildly aspirational space. Why do the Le Creuset casserole dish and the wooden salad bowl exert such a cultural hold over us? How did the AGA become the symbol of gentrification? Has the accumulation of electrical appliances led us to cook and eat differently?
As well as studying the individual objects that have had such a huge impact on the way we live now, The Modern Kitchen examines kitchen design, economics and gender politics. Embodying notions about class, gender, wealth and health, the home kitchen remains a neat insight into our beliefs, tastes, aesthetics and aspirations – the portrait of our domestic lives.
- A$39.98 Online Price
- A$35.98 Kinokuniya Card Member Price
- Availability Status : In stock at the Fulfilment Centre.
- Usually dispatches around 5 working days.
- Retail store and online prices may vary.
domestic delivery FREE Shipping on orders over A$50.00
While every attempt has been made to ensure stock availability, occasionally we do run out of stock at our stores.
A nostalgic paean to 100 objects that have helped to define the modern kitchen
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Salt, Fat, Acid, ...
- A$55.00 Online Price
- A$49.50 KC Member Price
- Ramen : Japanese ...
- A$29.98 Online Price
- A$26.98 KC Member Price
- Kinfolk 35 (Kinfolk)
- A$31.18 Online Price
- A$24.94 KC Member Price
- Aquafaba : Sweet ...
- A$35.76 Online Price
- A$32.18 KC Member Price
- Ratio : The Simpl...
- A$30.66 Online Price
- A$27.59 KC Member Price