“The person who buys this kitchen isn’t polishing their own hardware,” said Mr. Peacock, stating the obvious. The Private Collection, he said, is an heirloom-quality room, with more detailing, hand-selected woods, those silver knobs, and a higher price, about 25 to 30 percent more than his other kitchens, he said, which on average, including the appliances and countertops he recommends, go for $185,000.
This is choice:
“My husband wanted a Christopher Peacock kitchen — period,” said Lisa Skinner. Her Scullery kitchen arrived in her new Greenwich home in September, she said, over the protests of her builder, who wanted to replicate a Peacock kitchen and promised to do so for less money.
Oh - you so know those people. They have to have the name and the looooove to tell you all about it. Vomit. These are people who say they love & collect Petrus and Caymus, but would fail if you blind tasted it against Cakebread or Mondavi or (maybe) 3 Buck Chuck.
You can read the whole article HERE.
Thursday, April 10, 2008