Kitchens are the heart of any modern home and so much more than just somewhere to cook. They’re used for socialising, eating, ‘helping’ with the kid’s homework and, let’s face it…dumping stuff!
When it comes to your new kitchen design, a good layout in the ‘business end’ of the kitchen allows you to have all the items you need in easy reach but organised in such a way that there’s no clutter. It’s important to have the right amount of usable worktop space to ensure you can use the kitchen to its full potential.
Utility Room Collection
A Utility Room is becoming an essential part of any modern home. Now that the kitchen has evolved from being just a room for cooking, into a sociable space where family and friends gather, there’s more need for everyday (noisy) appliances to be housed in a room all of their own.Read More
This case study takes you through the process of buying a kitchen from first consultation to completed kitchen.
Name: Wayne & Amy
Location: Barry, South Wales
The Design Brief:
Wayne and Amy had recently updated their extension by adding bi-fold doors and skylights. They were looking for a contemporary kitchen to suit their new room and liked the sleek, modern appearance of handleless high gloss. They also wanted an island and an exposed brick wall to be prominent features in their kitchen.
If you’ve started looking for a new kitchen, you may be wondering why there’s such a difference in prices. A particular style of kitchen in one showroom is very much the same as in another, isn’t it? Well, no. With a kitchen, you get what you pay for.
It goes without saying that making the most of the space in your home is crucial. Whether your house is big or small, it’s essential to make the rooms appear as spacious and un-cluttered as possible.
27 Design ‘Nuggets’ that could make the difference between ‘Fine’ & ‘Fabulous’…
Not many of us will have the opportunity to create our ‘dream kitchen’ more than once, so it’s vitally important to know that what you choose and how things are laid out will stand the test of time.
Every kitchen is designed on a budget, some are nice big fat juicy budgets where the world really is your designers oyster, however most projects have a sensible budget that any designer worth his salt can work to.
I always design a kitchen as if it were my own home and, although I follow trends closely and am impressed by a lot of the new technology being introduced into modern kitchen designs I still ask the question ‘will this appliance or device be of any any real benefit to my client?’