Whether you have a large open-plan space or more of a ‘compact and bijou’ room, your kitchen isn’t efficient unless it’s functional. You may have the latest kitchen innovations with all singing, all dancing appliances but, it’s worthless if the room doesn’t function effectively when it comes to preparing food, cooking food and socialising. So, what do you need to consider to ensure Read More
There are five basic layouts that your designer will consider for your kitchen re-design. They will advise on the best option for the space available but discussions are also needed to ensure the kitchen functions in the best way for you, and how you’d like to use the space. Choosing the right furniture arrangement is the first big decision to be made in the re-design process.Read More
If you’re not blessed with a large kitchen, it can be a challenge to make the most of what you’ve got, find a place for everything as well as trying to give the illusion of more space. No matter how ‘compact and bijou’ your kitchen is, there are a number of ways to maximise the available space, utilise every cupboard and design hacks to give the appearance of a more generous room.Read More
Schüller’s 2019 Brochure arrived last month and with five new kitchen ranges and additions to colour choices in the existing ranges, we thought we’d create a ‘Top of the Pops’ style countdown to the new entries, non-movers and changes in the 2019 Brochure.
(I find it’s best if you sing the Top of the Pops music in your head as you read the blog!)
When thinking about a new kitchen, you initially have to decide between two main styles; traditional or modern. A traditional kitchen will have detailing on the door fronts (shaker-style or tongue and groove) whereas a modern kitchen tends to have a flat slab door and is very often handle-less.Read More
Our busy lifestyles have resulted in a need for multi-purpose rooms in our homes and the obvious room to extend and adapt into this kind of space is the kitchen. This is where visitors naturally congregate and, by no coincidence, it’s also where food makes an appearance and wine is poured!
A large open plan kitchen is top of every modern family’s list but, you need to ensure that you include everything to meet your needs as a family and make sure it looks great for years to come. Read this blog to discover what you should consider to create your perfect family kitchen.
If you’re interested in design of any kind, knowing the latest trends for the coming year is a must and, whether it’s for your home or for your wardrobe, getting some tips from the ‘people in the know’ is invaluable and ensures you stay one step ahead of the game. Of course, when you’re investing a chunk of money into your home, you may not want it so ‘on trend’ that it’ll be out of fashion within a year but picking up on some of the latest trends in colours, textures and design, will make sure your new kitchen leads the way in style and luxury.
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.