Uncork your adore of wine with custom cellars, coolers and displays.
Wine storage is coming out of the cellar and into the forefront of house decor.
Inside designers are viewing a surging demand for custom bottle displays by wine-loving purchasers who want to showcase their collections in chic storage locations that double as hanging visible centerpieces.
Paul Kropp, Head of Operations for customized cabinetmaker Bakes & Kropp, says his company has not long ago viewed a 25 p.c uptick in demand for bespoke wine storage. “Gone are the times of simple wooden racks,” Kropp claims. “We’re seeing homeowners gravitate to much more remarkable wine storage alternatives. Glass and steel play a big job in these far more elaborate patterns.”
Most of his wine storage tasks slide less than 3 groups. The most well-liked solution is a storage spot for about a situation of wine–12 bottles–that is commonly available in a kitchen area or home bar. There’s also a rising need for eye-catching wall shows that can accommodate 100 to 300 bottles and whole-fledged cellars that keep more than 300 bottles. A weather-managed storage area–whether it is a wine fridge or cellar–is a will have to, significantly to maintain prized bottles for for a longer period periods.
In this article, Kropp and other interior industry experts uncork examples of customized storage regions constructed for design and style-savvy wine and spirits collectors.
“This tailor made-developed floating wine show arrived to be as a clever way to make a division involving the eating place and formal residing place. The shopper and his wife are avid travelers and like to don’t forget their visits by bringing residence a bottle of wine. This front-and-heart show is a reminder of all the terrific adventures they’ve had, and conjures up them to continually incorporate to their developing assortment.”—Eilyn Jimenez, Founder and Artistic Director of Sire Style and design
“We developed these wine storage towers to supply quick accessibility to the client’s wine selection from their wet bar. The customized-developed columns give the sense of strolling into a fine wine cellar, with glassware and decanters appropriate at hand. The screen of the bottles provides this kitchen a celebratory atmosphere that’s usually ready to entertain buddies and spouse and children.”–Geddes Ulinskas, Principal and Founder of Geddes Ulinskas Architects
“As all wine fans know, a 50-degree cellar deep in the ground is the ideal atmosphere for wine. When which is not attainable, a lot of mistakenly area their wine rack over the fridge. Instead, we have intended these compact pullout wine drawers lower in the place where they’re stored horizontally and keep on being inside of arm’s arrive at and even now remain somewhat interesting. The drawers provide as a staging spot in which the wine will be in for a week or two to maintain chilled and easily accessed when necessary.”—Paul Kropp, Head of Operations, Bakes & Kropp
“This aesthetically-fascinating accent piece–which is a useful wine cooler–is surely a centerpiece to the apartment. It’s produced of custom made, concluded blackened steel frames and insulated tempered glass, and was built to be a working wine cooler that retains a preferred temperature of about 55 degrees.
“A personalized developed horizontal, blackened metal racking with recessed LED strip lights hold and illuminate the virtually 400 bottle collection, when tailor made offset pivot hinges permit for entry to the wine storage from the kitchen aspect.
“Being a floor-to-ceiling cabinet and situated in a New York City condominium, the entire cabinet had to be developed in a shop, disassembled, and re-assembled on site. The shopper also has a custom made barcoding system exactly where he tags every single bottle that goes in, and scans it in to a database on his phone so he usually appreciates in which and what each and every bottle is in his cooler.” —Matthew Miller, Principal and Founder at StudioLAB
“We made this whiskey display screen for this client’s remarkable assortment of scarce spirits. We took a entire stock of each and every bottle’s size and shape to build a exhibit procedure where by the horizontal spacing of the bronze panels would accommodate specific spirits within just the collection.
“The bronze panels are assorted and put in a random rhythm not only to screen the differing heights of the bottles but also to produce reasonable visible curiosity. The shades of the labels, glass and spirits were being also composed in a way to celebrate the diversity of the collection.”—Geddes Ulinskas, Principal and Founder of Geddes Ulinskas Architects