Kitchen and room planning concepts of timeless elegance
Classic CLASSIC, IN A NEW COMPOSITION G O W I T H T H E T I M E S To live classically, one has to be a traditionalist. Whether clothing, car, music, or furniture, classic fans around the world are united by their enthusiasm for craftsmanship and authenticity, for true values and timeless elegance. And originality is sought after just as much as original pieces. Those who move in different cultural circles find that classic is in the process of developing into a new and versatile style of life – and most particularly in interior design. It may be characterized by worldly elegance or minimalism, opulence or restraint. It may be conscious of tradition, or it may transcend all boundaries. No matter what, it is more individual than ever before – and is therefore experiencing an impressive renaissance. PA G E _ 5
Classic K I T C H E N S F O R A N E W E P O C H WELCOME TO THE “CLASSIC” WORLD OF SIEMATIC Whatever you like is what is allowed. It’s the motto that guides SieMatic in working with illustrious international designers to create room concepts for the SieMatic CLASSIC collection, whose options extend far beyond the realm of traditional kitchen design. These concepts make it possible to play with styles and to utilize seemingly contradictory design elements to compose a harmonious whole, to the delight of all who seek to elegantly combine the old values and the new. And those whose demanding sense of aesthetics does not ﬁt into classic “pigeonholes.” Get to know the world of SieMatic CLASSIC, and discover the most beautiful furnishing style for the kitchen: your own. PA G E _ 6
Classic T H E B E S T I NG R E D I E N T S FO R P L A N N I NG A N D D E S IG N COMPOSE YOUR KITCHEN A LA CARTE Between the individualized options provided by SieMatic design concepts and the expertise of your SieMatic specialist, you can find the perfect combinations in the SieMatic CLASSIC collection to suit your taste: matt or glossy surfaces, light or dark materials, smooth or contoured door fronts, and with or without handles. Stark contrasts, door fronts with facetted frames, and symmetrical furniture arrangements are classic interior design themes that SieMatic has given a completely new, modern spin, with the bold shapes of cabinets in a matt black tone from the SieMatic Individual ColorSystem as well as the stainless steel countertop and side panels in a 1 cm look elegantly enveloping the island. The small tea and coffee station remains out of sight when not in use. The practical cabinets are completely embedded into the wall and equipped with double pocket doors. Flanked on both sides are tall cabinets whose functions – including spacious refrigerators and freezers – are just as discretely hidden behind smooth front panels. PA G E _ 9
Classic COMFORT AND ELEGANCE A FURNITURE GEM IN THE KITCHEN One signature piece in the SieMatic CLASSIC collection is the highly unique, modern interpretation of the classic “Chinese wedding cabinet.” With the exquisite “matt black oak” veneer are gleaming accents of handles, knobs, and hardware in “polished nickel.” This expressive freestanding piece lends an elegant air and ease to any kitchen. Its appeal is not only aesthetic, but functional: Behind its decorative exterior, it can conceal a spacious china cabinet, pantry storage or a convenient refrigerator-freezer combination. PA G E _ 10
“TR ADITION IS NOT THE WORSHIP OF ASHES BUT THE PASSING OF THE FLAME.” G U S TA V M A H L E R Composer, 1860–1911
Classic D O I N G M O R E W I T H L E S S IT IS NOT THE SIZE THAT COUNTS, BUT THE IDEA The SieMatic CLASSIC collection offers options that go far beyond the usual in kitchen design with truly unlimited creative freedom – no matter your space or budget. This example illustrates how sophisticated ideas and SieMatic design elements can be used to create a high-quality, impressive and individual space with just a few pieces: a warm “graphite grey” from the SieMatic ColorSystem was chosen for a distinctive color contrast with the island’s rounded-edge countertop in noble “bianca carrara” marble. Ceramic in “pulpis” gives the backsplash an elegant air. Metallic details in “gold bronze” like the wall rack, handles, fine edging on the exhaust hood, and the countertop frame create attractive accents and give the kitchen a brilliant shine. PA G E _ 15
Classic MORE IDEAS PER M² EXPAND YOUR CREATIVE OPTIONS Classic, timelessly elegant style and symmetric arrangements characterize this room concept, which also features mindful repetition of color and materials. The stove area forms a focal point with its silky matt lacquered base cabinets in “graphite grey” and exhaust hood in “lotus white.” Continuous metal edging in “gold bronze” subtly accentuates handles, fittings, and countertop edge. The subdued shine of these lines builds a delicate contrast to the size of the range and the island opposite. Cleverly integrated into a simulated doorway is a refrigerator-freezer combination. Elegantly concealed with door trim and with door fronts in “graphite grey,” the element blends perfectly with the surrounding architecture. PA G E _ 16
Classic B R I L L I A N T D E S I G N METALLIC HUES AS AN ACCENT Stainless steel countertops are not the only option available: SieMatic offers a wide selection of smaller, delicate elements whose attractive metallic hues lend a special luster to classic kitchens. Whether facetted drawer fronts, shelves, glass cabinet doors, countertops, side panels, exhaust hoods, StoneDesign countertop edges, handles, or recessed handle channels; whether glossy, silky matt, or brushed; whether in “gold bronze,” “nickel,” or “black” – at SieMatic, you will find an enormous spectrum to make your ideas shine. PA G E _ 19
In exquisite “gold bronze,” “matt black,” “nickel gloss,” or “brushed nickel,“ with or SieMatic handles in “gold bronze,” “nickel,” “matt black,” or “stainless steel” without interior lighting: an eye-catching addition to any kitchen. are available in a variety of shapes and sizes. GLASS CABINETS HANDLES
Available in “matt black,” silk gloss “gold bronze,” or “nickel gloss” and in various sizes An attractive accent in “matt black” or “gold bronze,” these edges provide a particularly to create a casually elegant mix in any arrangement. elegant frame for countertops in SieMatic StoneDesign. GLASS METAL SHELVES LIGHT METAL EDGES
Classic F R O M M I N I M A L I S T T O S T R I K I N G THE KITCHEN AS REFLECTION OF PERSONALITY The opulence of this room and the decor of the walls cry out for extroverted furnishings. Intentional contrasts pervade the design of cooking area, with proﬁled base cabinets in matt stainless steel and high-gloss black SQ lacquer. Attractive accents are found in the facetted pullout door frames in “polished nickel,” with an elegant shine that is reﬂected in the polished frames of glass doors in wall and tall cabinets. PA G E _ 23
Classic SHINE WITH NEW IDEAS HOW TO BREAK THE RULES OF STYLE IN AN ELEGANT WAY This SieMatic BeauxArts interpretation of the classic kitchen presents a surprising and unconventional combination of opposing style elements: traditional and modern, ornamental and minimalist, matt and glossy, delicate and heavy. Black marble in the niche creates an elegant shimmer while also framing and accentuating the cooking area. The balanced interplay of the high-quality materials underscores an impressive ambience. PA G E _ 24
Classic U N I Q U E LY V E R S AT I L E HARMONIOUS PAIRING OF OUTER AND INNER VALUE SieMatic kitchens embody love of detail, the measure of perfection, and the value of quality materials. That goes for the surfaces of the cabinet elements as well as their inner life. Behind every door and every pullout, SieMatic reveals a perfect world: material combinations that ensure a fascinating balance of form and color between interior and exterior. PA G E _ 27
Classic I N S I D E A N D O U T, P U R E H A R M O N Y SIEMATIC ALUMINUM INTERIOR ACCESSORIES An aesthetic treat that is unique in its functionality and unmistakable in its graphical look. It was created with the innovative new material combination of aluminum, light oak or dark smoked chestnut, flock, and porcelain, as well as precise workmanship down to the smallest detail. Intelligent, contemporary ideas, like the integrated USB connection, offer valuable functions for the kitchen. The highly flexible SieMatic Interior Design System makes it possible to arrange and equip the drawers and pullouts in a way that could not be more individual, and it has won a number of awards for its unique design. Sophisticated smoked chestnut: The dark chestnut wood is darkened by smoking, not just superﬁcially varnished or painted, in order to achieve a ﬁne patina over the long life of a SieMatic, without light-colored scratches. PA G E _ 28
Classic EVERYONE IS DIFFERENT. B E T T E R S A F E T H A N S O R RY D R AW E R S YO U C A N LO A D U P U N L I M I T E D P O S S I B I L I T I E S The GripDeck drawer bottom provides elegant protection Drawers with an integrated USB charging station With their versatile furnishing elements, drawers against scratches and keeps pots from sliding. keep tablets and smartphones out of the way. offer room for supplies and tall items. PA G E _ 30
Classic SO IS EVERY SIEMATIC. W I D E - R A NG I NG S E L E C T IO N A G O O D M I X T U R E N E AT S O L U T I O N The variability of the system elements creates nearly A block for sharp knives of any length, spice mills, If you want to turn the kitchen into living space, you will inﬁnite options for arrangement. and transparent jars. want to store more than cooking utensils there. PA G E _ 31
Classic C R E AT E Y O U R O W N C O M P O S I T I O N S FORM FOLLOWS FUNCTION - AND FORM FOLLOWS FEELINGS Classic or modern, lacquer or stainless steel, matt or glossy? Why “or?” In the SieMatic CLASSIC style collection, you can compose seeming contradictions into a harmonious whole to create your individual, sensational combinations of the classic kitchen. Just follow your own sense of style. PA G E _ 32
EASY ACCESS SHINE AND TRANSPARENCY Delicate handles in polished “nickel gloss” underscore the traditional charm Tall glass cabinets that extend nearly to the ceiling feature frames in various metallic hues of elaborate moldings on drawers, pullouts, and doors. and space for items that call for being on exhibit, not hidden.
BOTH WALL AND CABINET EVERYTHING IN THE RIGHT LIGHT Illuminated glass shelves are found behind sliding doors made of premium natural Perfect lighting that helps you work or sets the mood, along with outlets where you need them or artificial stone. Visually massive; surprisingly easy to slide. but out of sight: Our different SieMatic Lighting Systems always get the job done.
Classic COMPETENT CONSULTING AND PROFESSIONAL PLANNING A VISIT THAT GIVES YOU A NEW PERSPECTIVE SieMatic is at home anywhere. In apartments and lofts, row houses and villas, great metropolises and rural regions, and in 60 nations around the world. Wherever you encounter the name SieMatic, you will get a comprehensive picture of what is recognized as timelessly elegant kitchen design and the best combination of master craftsmanship and state-of-the art technology. Because your SieMatic specialist is always up to date on current aspects of interior design and technical innovation. And he or she is also an expert listener, who makes wishes come true and shows you new perspectives. Your SieMatic specialist is looking forward to your visit. The fastest way to get there: www.siematic.com/showrooms PA G E _ 36
Classic S I E M AT I C M U LT I M AT I C ORGANIZING YOUR HOME HAS NEVER BEEN SO MUCH FUN With MultiMatic, the design philosophy of the SieMatic Interior Design System has been applied consistently for drawers and pullouts in tall, wall, and base cabinets. This highly flexible interior organization system exclusive to the SieMatic Interior Design System offers the same aesthetic pleasure created by an elegant combination of materials such as high-quality aluminum, rich woods, and fine porcelain – while also offering many new functions perfected down to the last detail, giving you up to 30% more storage space. PA G E _ 39
A PLACE FOR EVERYTHING GREATNESS ON A SMALL SCALE Your lovely little treasures can rest in individually sub-dividable trays, Precision, elegance, and creativity are found in MultiMatic Aluminum on dark smoked chestnut or light oak. interior furnishings, even in the smallest detail.
VERY RESPONSIVE ALL AT A GLANCE Consistent design language is also reflected in storage cabinets whose adjustable Clearly arranged, practical “apothecary’s cabinets” are available in widths interior drawers move forward automatically when the doors are opened. of 30 and 45 cm and in all SieMatic door front colors and materials.
Classic Together with Mick De Giulio, who is celebrated in the USA as the “Rock Star of Kitchen Design,” SieMatic has developed a new composition of the classic kitchen that expands latitude for design by adding unconventional ideas: the room planning concept BeauxArts, named for the architectural style of the same name, which also broke away from the usual rules. What’s permitted is anything that pleases, because playing with styles and volumes, colors and materials, symmetry and asymmetry is part of the program. PA G E _ 42
Classic “A GREAT KITCHEN HAS A MAGIC TO IT THAT TR ANSFORMS THE PHYSICAL ROOM INTO A FEELING. PEOPLE ARE DR AWN TO THAT KITCHEN, AND THEY MAY NOT KNOW WHY. THE KITCHEN SINGS. IT IS MY JOB TO WRITE THE MUSIC.” M I C K D E G I U L I O Designer, Chicago, USA PA G E _ 43
Classic T H I S I S H O W Y O U R K I T C H E N B E C O M E S U N I Q U E WRITE YOUR OWN CHAPTER IN THE HISTORY OF KITCHEN DESIGN Pure elegance and a cozy, welcoming atmosphere are not contradictions. Because SieMatic CLASSIC stands for sensitive design with extravagant elements: Glass and shine ensure lightness and transparency; proﬁled front panels convey a classic aesthetic. By combining the ﬁne design sense of your SieMatic specialist with your own personal ideas, this mix of styles achieves a unique and timelessly elegant look. PA G E _ 45
Classic PREFERRING THE BEST THE MOST BEAUTIFUL COMBINATION OF OLD AND NEW VALUES If you’re searching for something special, you will soon discover the dedication and love of detail with which each and every SieMatic item is developed and produced. The result is a perfect combination of master craftsmanship and modern industrial manufacturing – which you can both see and feel. PA G E _ 46
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Classic D O E S K I T C H E N F U R N I T U R E H AV E T O L O O K L I K E K I T C H E N F U R N I T U R E ? SET YOURSELF FREE FROM DESIGN DICTATES SieMatic BeauxArts inspires new views of the classics. Discover a collection of extraordinary furniture elements that can be used to interpret the classic kitchen in many different ways to create artful accents. The “Chinese wedding cabinet,” for example, acts not only as a charming eye catcher; it also has a surprising inner life. Behind its decorative exterior, it can conceal a generous china cabinet or a state-of-the-art, convenient refrigerator-freezer combination. PA G E _ 52
Classic When the kitchen is the focal point, the cooking area should be an attractive eye catcher: The base cabinet units, which are arranged symmetrically to the right and left of the impressive range cooker, are characteristic design elements of the SieMatic CLASSIC collection. The rich “bianco carrara” marble, used for the sliding doors in the niche and the 8 cm countertop, radiates a particular elegance. PA G E _ 54
Classic Typical features include the SieMatic glass wall cabinets, which give the preparation area the charm of a traditional buffet. For niche, countertop, and island, 4 cm flamed granite was selected. A variety of spatial arrangements and standalone pieces creates a cozy atmosphere in SieMatic BeauxArts room concepts, and loosens up the design process. PA G E _ 55
Classic N O T J U S T F O R O R D E R ’ S S A K E WOODEN INTERIOR ACCESSORIES The material combination of the SieMatic wood interior accessories, winner of design awards, looks like it was “cast from a single mold”: light oak, aluminum, and porcelain; elegantly connected by a light shade of grey. If you love natural, warm, and cozy; if you value precise workmanship; and if you appreciate a broad range of individual options, then you will enjoy a feast for the eyes every time you open a drawer. The SieMatic wood interior accessories system encompasses many elements that are as practical as they are decorative, including stackable porcelain jars and wooden boxes in various heights that can be labeled and re-labeled in pencil and provide optimal utilization of storage space, as well as the matching GripDeck, which keeps pots, pans, and large boxes of supplies from slipping. PA G E _ 56
Classic T H E FA R R E A C H E S O F C A N A D A NEVER HAS CLASSIC BEEN SO MODERN Evoking the region, the richly voluminous island for this domicile on the outskirts of Ottawa creates a counterpoint to the bright, gleaming design of the lavishly spacious room. The concentration of white as the predominant color, paired with smoked oak veneer, combines traditional and modern elements, classic molded elements and stainless steel frames into a cooking and living area. PA G E _ 59
Classic THE CENTRAL ELEMENT IS INDIVIDUALITY GENEROUS ROOMS, GR AND DESIGNS White cabinet elements, integrated with white walls and white furniture, which remain elegantly understated: The sensitive use of light, soft tones fuses the entire area into a unit, thus emphasizing the scale of the architecture. A clear contrast is provided by the vivid materials and colors of the opulent island and the classically designed, symmetrically arranged cooking area, which thus become the clear focus. The massive stainless steel stove and polished stainless steel hood create attractive, gleaming highlights. Tall cabinet units integrated in the wall create an elegant transition, with glass doors, frames in “polished nickel,” glass shelving, and an interior in rich smoked oak veneer that picks up on the warm, dark wood of the island. PA G E _ 62
Classic S U S TA I N A B I L I T Y PREFERRING THE BEST, INCLUDING FOR THE EN VIRONMENT A great proportion of our materials consist of a recyclable material that can be regrown: wood. We procure it according to rules laid out by the Forest Stewardship Council® and from regional providers in order to keep transport distances and energy consumption to a minimum. State-of-the-art cutting systems ensure optimal utilization of materials at minimal waste. The remaining waste wood is recycled 100% or is transformed into energy in our own heating plants. But it is not just because wood is the most important material for SieMatic products that the topic of “sustainability” has always ranked highly here. True to our corporate motto, “Preferring the best,” SieMatic’s environmental efforts go far beyond the standard for the industry. Our goal, through a growing number of effective measures, is to make consistent and exemplary use of the latest ecological findings in every area of the company and to get confirmation of these measures and their results from a neutral party. Naturally, the testers in this area are also tested well, in order to ensure that the environmental certificates won by the company SieMatic and its products are serious, transparent, and meaningful. PA G E _ 65
Classic T H E S I E M AT I C C O L O R S Y S T E M THE ART OF SETTING THE RIGHT TONE Color is one of the most important design elements in interior design, because it spontaneously creates moods and feelings. The choice of colors determines whether a room is perceived as inviting, elegant, open, cool, or cozy. Achieving a nuanced combination of the different materials and door panels used in a kitchen and creating the desired harmony require not only a highly sensitive use of colors but also a well conceived concept. That is why the SieMatic ColorSystem was developed. Available in a range of attractive matt and glossy colors, which make it possible to combine the SieMatic furniture elements across all collections. Furthermore, the 1,950 individually selectable matt and glossy hues of the SieMatic Individual ColorSystem are also available in SQ lacquer. F O R I N F O RM AT I O N A N D I N S P I R AT I O N Immerse yourself in the possibilities provided by SieMatic Kitchen Interior Design to plan, furnish, and design your own individual kitchen. With your SieMatic specialist or at www.siematic.com PA G E _ 66
G L E A M I N G Q UA L I T I E S , I N C L U D I N G M AT T SQ LACQUER SURFACES Nowhere is furniture subject to more stress than in the kitchen. It is for this reason that, particularly there, materials of select quality and perfect workmanship should be used. With the SieMatic CLASSIC lacquer programs, home furnishings radiate elegance without offering any point of vulnerability to the high stresses of the kitchen. This is because the exclusive SieMatic SQ lacquer front panels are manufactured in “Superior Quality,” in an innovative lacquer finishing process that provides for the greatest flexibility in planning and guarantees environmentally friendly, first-class quality “made in Germany.” The new SieMatic AntiPrint coating reduces fingerprints even on silky matt lacquered surfaces. T H E M O S T E L E G A N T WAY T O S P E N D L E S S SIMILAQUE SURFACES An alternative in look and price to the exclusive SieMatic SQ lacquered front panels is provided by the SieMatic SimiLaque front panels in “high-gloss” or “silky matt,” which also have an elegant, high-quality look. Here, too, the new SieMatic AntiPrint coating reduces fingerprints even on silky matt surfaces. A M AT E R I A L W I T H M A N Y G O O D S I D E S LAMINATE SURFACES SieMatic furniture front panels in high-pressure laminate or HPL are also available in “matt” and “glossy;” they are highly durable, extremely easy to care for, and hygienic. They have a perfect, high-quality look and an astonishingly natural effect in designs such as “wild oak,” “provence oak,” or “titan pine.” F R O M N AT U R E T O T H E K I T C H E N WOOD SURFACES As a surface material, wood still continues to enjoy great popularity, because it exudes natural warmth like no other material. Front panel or veneer, “matt” or “glossy”: SieMatic Kitchen Interior Design offers a great variety of woods. Particularly expressive varieties with a continuous veneer pattern give surface design the character of master craftsmanship.
Classic C O U N T E RT O P S A N D N I C H E S A S D E S I G N E L E M E N T S EVERY MATERIAL HAS ITS PARTICULAR QUALITIES In kitchen design, the appearance and nature of the countertops play an essential role. Whether homey or practical, impressive or functional – the selection of the countertop and niche material can serve the contrasting design of a classic kitchen, emphasize the cooking area, or achieve a harmonious color scheme in the overall design. The range of high-quality countertop designs is extraordinarily high at SieMatic – from the material, to the thickness, to the design of the edge, you have the freedom of choice. Whichever you chose: Even the most extravagant material is refined to such a degree at SieMatic that it is suitable for the most intense demands in the kitchen. PA G E _ 68
Classic E X C L U S I V E I M P R E S S I V E NATUR A L STONE COMPOSITE STONE D U R A B L E CER A MIC H O M E Y WOOD P R O F E S S I O N A L V E R S AT I L E STAINLESS STEEL L A MINATE Whether marble, granite, slate, limestone, quartzite, or volcanic stone: The particular charm of Composite stones consist of more than 90% natural quartz, to which resins and colorings are added. Ceramic is a homogeneous, hard material, in a single color Because of their especially hard, nonporous surface, Stainless steel is a tough, hygienic material, whose or with a natural, marble- woods like oak, walnut, maple, professional appeal is like look. The ﬁred surface is and bamboo are ideal countertop materials. High-quality SieMatic not impaired by the traces of use; it gets even more beautiful as time goes by. Whether as a complete countertop or as a design SieMatic laminate countertops have a very resistant, hygienic surface of layered material and are available in a wide selection of decors and edge designs, which permits harmonious color choices that are perfectly accent. attuned to the front panels and surrounding elements. natural stone countertops lies Although comparable impervious to water, can in the irregularity of their in hardness and density to be recycled, and is absolutely surface, which distinguishes natural stone, they food-safe, so that no craftsmanship gives them them distinctly from always have uniform surface industrially manufactured colors and structures. materials. impregnation is required. In addition, it is incredibly scratchproof, acid-resistant, and easy to care for. a sophisticated look, which ﬁts elegantly and harmoniously into just about any kitchen. PA G E _ 69
S I E M AT I C S T O N E D E S I G N EXCLUSIVE COUNTERTOPS AND NICHE PANELS Countertops and niche panels of real natural or composite stone are timelessly beautiful, incomparably elegant, and enhance the character of a kitchen. However, countertops of massive stone are usually offered by their manufacturers only in a few designs. In contrast, SieMatic StoneDesign offers numerous variants to expand planning latitude. Because these countertops consist of a light support material, topped by a 1-cm-thick slab of granite, marble, slate, limestone, volcanic stone, or composite stone. This way, countertops can be made in thicknesses, lengths, and areas that are free of joints, which otherwise would be hardly supportable – thus opening up many design alternatives. SieMatic countertops can be crafted not only from many different types of stone in thicknesses from 6.5 to 140 mm, but also with a wide variety of edge designs: embossed or chiseled, elliptical or mitered, and also in the popular 1 cm look, or with the new, especially fine 6.5 mm edge. And of course, beyond that, SieMatic Kitchen Interior Design also offers a rich selection of variants in wood, stainless steel, ceramic, and high-quality laminate, which can also be combined well with SieMatic StoneDesign.
Classic T H E E D G E D E S I G N S FO R S I E M AT I C S TO N E D E S I G N MANY THICKNESSES, MANY OPTIONS 6 . 5 - M M LO O K 1- C M LO O K M I T E R E D E D G E C H I S E L E D E D G E An attractive innovation is the Its delicate charm is created newly developed SieMatic StoneDesign by the mere 1 cm thickness of the stone The mitered and bonded sheets and edges give the appearance Working a stone with a chisel is a very old art. It is suitable for countertop with a visible thickness surface, combined with an invisible of a massive countertop 3 to 14 cm SieMatic StoneDesign countertops of just 6.5 mm. Its delicate lines underscore the elegance of purist support structure, which ensures great stability and makes it possible to utilize thick, to showcase the full that are intended to have a beauty of the high-quality stone. particularly decorative function design. every kind of stovetop and sink. in the kitchen design. E L L I P T I CA L E D G E E M B O S S E D E D G E M E TA L E D G E The polished surface of the edge Embossing means dressing stones Edge designs in brushed is created in a complex, high-precision, as done in the architecture surface finishing process. Its decorative character further underscores the elegance of the countertop. of antiquity and the Middle Ages. Stone plate edges dressed using this type of craftsmanship bring out the natural, original character of the stone. “matt black” or “gold bronze” are particularly rich accents that can be elegantly combined with other metallic elements. PA G E _ 71