They did both.
(2.) Ovens and sinks
There are two of each, separated by a work island. The Philippe Starck plastic stools for Kartell are light enough that they don’t fight with the dark wood and busy wallpaper. They’re from the MoMA Design Store.
First and foremost, Gianopulos wanted lots of natural light; this kitchen came with unobstructed north-facing views of the skyline, including the Roosevelt Island tram.
The 19th-century mahogany cabinet came from an auction and now holds cookbooks.