The sexual science of the Kitchen

representations of Australian domesticity

  • Jane Lawrence University of South Australia
  • Rachel Hurst University of South Australia
Keywords: Australian publications, Interior design, Domesticity


Within the glossy publications of Australian interior design and architectural discourse, the house, the desirable one-off residence ostensibly committed to ‘enduring style’ predominates. Invariably these photographic essays include the kitchen, where ‘smooth fronted, deep cupboards sequentially conceal everything from the stereo system to the espresso machine and toaster.’1


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Lawrence , Jane, and Rachel Hurst. 1. “The Sexual Science of the Kitchen: Representations of Australian Domesticity ”. IDEA JOURNAL, 1, 45-54.
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