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NATIONAL POST
July 29. 2017

 

POST HOMES: SECOND KITCHENS MAKE SENSE

 


AyA Kitchens and Baths was featured in the National Post’s “Second Kitchens ‘Make Sense’” article this month. This new trend is practical and convenient, many of us live in multi-generational families and the kitchen can get very busy and hard to navigate. The optional second kitchen creates a focused cooking space where spices and aromas are contained. Cooking without interruption brings peace of mind.

 

> READ THE FULL ARTICLE

 

 
   

OUR HOMES
Early Summer . 2017

 

PRINCESS MARGARET HOME LOTTERY & AyA KITCHENS

 


AyA Kitchens was featured in the mid-summer 2017 issue of Our Homes Magazine. This beautiful cottage in Huntsville belongs to Julia Golaub and her mother Pearl, the Princess Margaret Home Lottery winners! The fully-furnished cottage comes with a breathtaking Lake view and a cozy, contemporary AyA Kitchen.

 

> Read the full article and see the beautiful cottage living space. (pg.88)

 

 
   

HOUSE & HOME
Summer 2017

 

Kitchens + Baths Issue

4 New Takes on Open Shelving in the Kitchen

 

"STACK IT UP - Arrange the new modular maple Cubi shelves from AyA Kitchens and Partisan however you like. "

 

> READ FULL ARTICLE

 

 
   

AZURE
May. 2017

 

Show Report: SERIOUSLY FUN

 


AyA Kitchens + PARTISANS award-winning CUBI modular system from the Interior Design Show gets featured in the May issue of Azure Magazine. Read this Toronto Design Week show report and see companies who are having fun with great design.

 

> READ THE DOUBLE PAGE SPREAD

 

 
   

THE TORONTO SUN
Jan. 13, 2017.

 

NEW HOMES & CONDOS

IDS 2017: Design ideas for everyday living

 

"AyA Kitchens and Baths by PARTISANS. PARTISANS teamed up with AyA to produce a modular shelving and space divider system called CUBI. "

 

> READ FULL ARTICLE

 

 
   

Style at home
Jan. 2017

 

Trend-SETTER

 


AyA Kitchens gets featured in the Jan. 2017 Trends issue of Style at home. A six page spread highlights the beautiful modern and trendy AyA kitchen in Anthracite and Oyster finishes. Pick up the issue and get tips on all the new trends from paint colours to style on every budget. Turn to pages 46-51 to get inspired by trend-setter Christine and her new personalized kitchen space.

 

> READ THE 6 PAGE SPREAD

 

 
  AZURE Magazine features AVANI Kitchens  

AZURE
Sept. 2016

 

DESIGN FILE: KITCHEN SYSTEMS
I
MPECCABLE TASTE

 

AVANI Kitchens gets featured in the 2016 September issue of AZURE Magazine. The Sleek AVANI Sola kitchen makes the design file, Impeccable taste. Some of the best features of the kitchen are hidden: interiors that are free of line boring, sliding islands and cooktop covers that hide functional elements when not in use.

 

> READ ARTICLE

 

 
   

CANADIAN HOUSE & HOME
Apr/ May. 2016

 

BRIGHT SPOT

 


Pick up the 2016 May issue of Canadian House & Home and flip to pages 56 and 58. AyA's kitchen and vanity cabinetry are featured in the "Elements of Style" article.

 

> READ ARTICLE

 

 
   

AZURE
May 2016

 

DESIGN WEEK

 

AVANI Kitchens + Burdifilek 2016 Interior Design Show appearance was featured in Azure Magazine’s “Design Week” article. Pick up the May issue now and see the award-winning IDS16 booth design.

 

> READ ARTICLE

 

 
   

RENO & DECOR
Apr/ May. 2016

 

Kitchen Date

 


AyA Kitchens gets featured in the Apr/May 2016 issue of Reno & Decor, "Kitchen Date" on page 23. Mixing textures, materials and balancing warm and cool tones project a calm feeling. Merging style and function is what great kitchens are made of.

 

> READ ARTICLE

 

 
   

WEST OF THE CITY
Mar. - Apr. 2016

 

SHOPAHOLIC: Home IDS Finds

 


The Nov - Dec. 2015 issue of Canadian Interiors features AyA Kitchens Castlefield and Monogram. On page 69 "Fall Festivities" see photos from the AyA and Designlines VIP Party. Pick up a copy of the issue and see brilliant interior design and architecture.

 

> READ ARTICLE

 

 
   

CANADIAN HOUSE & HOME
Mar. 2016

 

MAKEOVER: PRETTY SIMPLE

 


AyA Kitchens gets featured in a 4 page House & Home open-concept makeover. A stunning contemporary kitchen with warm walnut cabinets, porcelain slab countertop and lovely marble scalloped tile backsplash. Once dated, this kitchen now feels fun and practical with loads of details.

 

> READ ARTICLE > VIDEO

 

 
   

CANADIAN INTERIORS
Nov - Dec. 2015

 

FALL FESTIVITIES - AyA/AVANI KITCHENS + MONOGRAM

 


The Nov - Dec. 2015 issue of Canadian Interiors features AyA Kitchens Castlefield and Monogram. On page 69 "Fall Festivities" see photos from the AyA and Designlines VIP Party. Pick up a copy of the issue and see brilliant interior design and architecture.

 

> READ ARTICLE

 

 
   

DESIGNLINES
Winter 2015

 

COOKOUT WITH THE FAMILY

 


AyA Kitchens is featured in the Designlines Winter 2015 issue. The article highlights AyA's cabinetry storage and seemless fridge and freezer concealment behind matching doors. Pick up a copy of the issue and also see more AyA Kitchens in the "Gift Guide" on page 92.

 

> READ ARTICLE

 

 
   

CANADA'S STYLE AT HOME
July 2015

 

RENO OF THE MONTH - BRIGHT IDEA

 


"When the emerging artist finally took the plunge and purchased her prized unit three years ago. She was happy to overlook the 1970s layout and decor to gain ravine, park and city skyline views. Major renovations were in order, and the kitchen was at the top of the list. "I cook and entertain a lot, so I needed it to be very functional, " says Eva. She also wanted every item in the space to be beautiful and, above all else, bright yet neutral."

 

> READ FULL ARTICLE

 

 
   

CANADA'S 100 BEST RESTAURANTS
June 2015

 

CREATING THE PERFECT CHEF'S KITCHEN

 

AVANI KITCHENS
"What better canvas to begin your culinary masterpiece that the precise, modern design of an AVANI Kitchen? The AVANI Base Collection begins with the foundational unit that can expand with your changing needs."

 

> READ FULL ARTICLE

 

 
   

HOME & DECOR EMBARK
April & May 2015

 

NATURAL TREND OF WOOD

 


"A stand-out example of a modern kitchen that balance natural materials and visually-interesting lines comes courtesy of industry leader AyA Kitchens' luxury brand AVANI. Taking home gold for its winning booth design at this year's interior design show, the AyA booth featured the stunning AVANI CARVE."

 

> READ FULL ARTICLE

 

 
   

AZURE MAGAZINE
May 2015

 

Toronto Design Week | Show Report
CRAFT MOVEMENT

 

Mix and Match
"Toronto firm Hariri Pontarini Architects teamed up with AVANI by AyA Kitchens to debut the Carve kitchen system."

 

> READ FULL ARTICLE

 

 
   

AZURE MAGAZINE
May 2015

 

Kitchen Confidental
LIVING SMALL

 


"Cubitat is a plug-and-play concept for condos that compresses an entire kitchen into a single 10-by-10-foot wall. Collaborating with local developer Urban Capital, Italian designer Luca Nichetto carefully plotted the cube to incorpaorate all of the elements of home. Local experts from AyA Kitchens were brought in to devise and ergonomic plan."

 

> READ FULL ARTICLE

 

 
   

TCHAD
Nov. 2014

 

AVANI: A new chapter in luxury kitchen design

 

"AVANI melds uniqueness, beauty and simplicity in a way that has never been done with kitchens," said Dror Benshetrit, Founder of Studio Dror, and he creative curator behind the luxurious new kitchen line. "This collaboration with AyA is one that we are very proud of and we are excited to see how the industry reacts when the line officially rolls out in the coming months."

 

> READ FULL ARTICLE

 

 
   

NATIONAL POST
Sept. 13, 2014

 

POST HOMES - TRANSFORMERS

 

"Everyone has the same needs when it comes to efficiency. For instance, Smart House's small kitchen by AyA Kitchens and Baths, features a two-burner stovetop, a pullout fan under the overhead cupboard, a pull-out cutting board within the countertop, a convection oven, and a European-style washer-dryer..."

 

> READ FULL ARTICLE

 

 
   

CHATELAINE MAGAZINE - HOME DECOR SPECIAL
August 2014 Special Issue

 

A how-to guide to make over your KITCHEN & BATH

 

"A gallery kitchen is a favourite with chefs. This design is all about having everything within arm's reach. It's perfect for one or two cooks and works well in lofts or smaller urban homes. This type of layout is often used in airplane and boat kitchens because of its efficient use of space."

 

> READ FULL ARTICLE

 

 
   

TORONTO METRO
Aug. 28, 2014.

 

LIFE - SLEEK HIDEAWAY CONDO KITCHENS

 

"A local Mississauga manufacturer is cooking up radical kitchen designs and making a splash across North America with small-space products tailored just for condos. Davis Marcus, president of AyA Kitchens and Baths tells Metro about the latest trends and what purchasers want in condo cabinetry and appliances."

 

> READ FULL ARTICLE

 

 
   

AZURE MAGAZINE

SEPT. 2014

 

DESIGN FILE - KITCHENS AND APPLIANCES
ISLAND COOKING


"The company partnered with Dror Benshetrit for this minimalist kitchen, featuring a retractable Corian island that slides away from the main unit to maximize counter space. It consists of lacquered doors and white oak cabinetry, with slideout cooktop covers, concealed appliance garages, a hideaway swivel table, integrated LED strip lighting and handleless, soft-close drawers. Available in 14 lacquer and matte stains. avanikitchens.com"

 

> READ THE FULL ARTICLE

 
         
   

TORONTO LIFE | CITY HOME
NOV. 2014.


KITCHENS AND BATHROOMS - The City's top 200 decor stores

 

"This capacious showroom caters to two varieties of kitchen remodellers. On one side, systems ranging from traditional to contemporary are available in a wide variety of materials and finishes. On the other side, designers and homeowners peruse the strikingly modern AVANI line..."

 

> READ FULL ARTICLE

 

 
         
   

INTERIOR DESIGN SPRING MARKET TABLOID 2014
May. 31, 2014.


KITCHENS

 

"Dror Benshetrit's ARC cabinetry collection in 100 percent postconsumer recycled material (and no added urea formaidehyde) with pull-less drawers, retractable islands and tops, and covert nooks for appliances by Avani."

 

> READ FULL ARTICLE

 

 
         
   

THE TORONTO SUN
June. 6, 2014.

 

CONDO LIVING

DESIGN SENSE - Save space without sacrificing style

 

"The kitchen is usually the tightest space in most condos. But AyA Kitchens has found a way to expand you kitchen. The ARC retractable island can be used as a counter, an island and a bar depending on where you have it in your space."

 

> READ FULL ARTICLE

 

 
         
   

24hrs
June. 5, 2014.

 

HOME - The small-spaces dilemma

 

"The ARC retractable island can be used as a counter, an island or a bar depending on where you have it in your space. Inset: A table shouldn't just be a table. Can it be a desk, a dining table and a side table?"

 

> READ FULL ARTICLE

 

 
         
   

TORONTO STAR
May. 8, 2014.

 

RENOVATIONS

Facelift injects a timeless feel in limited space in Riverdale

 

"It seems a bit like a magic act: Take a third-floor bedroom and add an ensuite bath, walk-in closet and nursery? Nonetheless, that's exactly what Toronto architecture studio Blacklab achieved in a turn-of-the-century home in Riverdale: making more from less."

 

> READ FULL ARTICLE

 
         
   

NATIONAL POST
Feb. 10, 2014.

 

HOMES

Model of the Week: Ship shape at Smart House

 

"The kitchen comes with a little extra something: this pullout cutting board, set into the drawer above the dishwasher, supplements the counter space. “That was a really unusual detail, because the countertop is quite small,” says Dave Marcus, president of AyA Kitchens & Baths".

 

> READ FULL ARTICLE

 
         
   

TORONTO METRO
Feb. 6, 2014.

 

Laneway reimagined in a promising condo year

 

"Creative curator Dror Benshetrit was on hand at the recent 2014 Interior Design Show to unveil AyA Kitchens and Baths' radical new high-end kitchen brand, AVANI. Attendees got a first-hand look at the custom-made collection, featuring strictly modern clean lines, warm textures and fine hidden details".

 

> READ FULL ARTICLE

 
         
   

DESIGNLINES
Feb. 1, 2014. | KITCHENS

 

For the small-space entertainer

BASE by Johnson Chou for AVANI

 

AyA's AVANI Base Collection by Johnson Chou is featured in the Spring 2014 DesignLines Magazine.

"A Corian-clad island houses a cooktop and accommodates a dining table that pivots out when needed, like a Swiss Army knife."

 

> READ THE FULL ARTICLE

 
         
   

THE TORONTO STAR
Feb. 1, 2014. | HOMES

 

AyA draws the world to its kitchens

 

"Designed in collaboration with New York- based Dror Benshetrit, the Avani collection kitchens combine sleek looks with high function. They feature minimal hardware, painstakingly fine details both on the inside and outside of the cabinets, and clever storage components such as roll-out pantries. Finishes stand out, too, with gorgeous high-gloss and matte-lacquer options, and hand-rubbed stains on white oak."

 

> READ THE FULL ARTICLE

 
         
   

AZURE MAGAZINE

Jan. 30, 2014

 

DESIGN
The Best of Toronto Design Week


"Dror Benshetrit has struck green with the new Avani line for Aya Kitchens. Named Arc, the ultra-contemporary system is defined by its emphasis on symmetry, and by its sleek finishes: hardware-free lacquered doors and Corian countertops, and hand-rubbed, rift-cut white oak cabinetry. Space-saving features include sliding islands and cooktop covers, hidden appliance garages and a swivel table."

 

> READ THE FULL ARTICLE

 
         
   

THE GLOBE AND MAIL
Jan. 30, 2014. | Globe Life & Arts

 

FURNITURE | Putting the beauty in double duty - Dave McGinn

 

"Top-name designers are being hired to create multifunctional systems for the luxury market. Take, for example, Dror Benshetrit's AVANI Kitchen, designed for AyA, a Kitchen Company, and unveiled at the Interior Design Show in Toronto last week. The kitchen's signature system is called the Arc, a moveable island that slides in and out of wall cabinetry."

 

> READ THE FULL ARTICLE

 
         
   

TORONTO STAR | THE ADDRESS
MAY. 2013

 

INTERIOR DECOR

Wow Factors

 

"Design studio Cecconi Simone knows a thing or two about luxtury modern interiors - just check out any of its sleek model suites, lavish hotels or inspired townhouses located across Toronto. Principal Anna Simone ofters time-tested tricks for creating covetable interiors in any home."

 

> READ THE FULL ARTICLE

 
         
   

TORONTO STAR
Apr. 18, 2013. | Section L

 

LIFE

Putting Waste To Work

 

"AyA Kitchens, based in Mississauga, uses a lot of this wood to fabricate custom cabinetry for its clients, but ends up with piles of short scraps after cutting their stems and rails. Instead of sending the wood to landfil, AyA leaves out a pile of these cast-offs every few months for Wornoff. He cuts them all to the same length and glues them together to make elegant cutting boards."

 

> READ THE FULL ARTICLE

 
         
   

AZURE
MAY. 2013

 

IDS TORONTO

Come Together

 

"Johnson Chou and AyA Kitchens and Baths teamed up for the Base modular system, which consists of one support and various components. In the kitchen version, a Corian-clad island conceals a work surface or table that pivots out like a Swiss Army Knife."

 

> READ THE FULL ARTICLE

 
         
   

CANADIAN HOME TRENDS
AUTUMN. 2012

 

Editor's Picks | Design Boards

This Kitchen Design Concept is Two Toned

 

"A Kitchen is no longer just a space to prepare meals; it has also become an entertainment area."
AyA Cabinets: Slate Grey Zebrano & Anthracite

 

> READ THE FULL ARTICLE

 
         
   

THE GLOBE AND MAIL
OCT. 2012

 

COOKING UP SOME WEST COAST GLAMOUR IN THIS KITCHEN

"Our goal with our 400-square-foot kitchen, installed on behalf of Aya Kitchens, was to demonstrate that elegance and timelessness could still crackle with vitality and unpredictability."

 

> READ THE FULL ARTICLE

 
         
   

AZURE
SEPT. 2012


Dark wooden doors against the crisp white Carrara marble of the countertop, backsplash and shelving define this compact kitchens idea for an urban condo. To maximize space, the cabinets over the island flip up, revealing storage for small appliances.

 

> READ THE FULL ARTICLE

 
         
         
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