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8 Design Tips to Make your Kitchen Look More Expensive

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Revamping your kitchen can be an expensive undertaking. These tips will help you create a luxe look without breaking the bank.   1. Choose an aesthetic Making sure that your kitchen has a cohesive style is an easy way to make your kitchen look more stylish and expensive. Muted tones can help create a minimalist […]

How to Choose the Best Work Surface For Your Kitchen

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When choosing a new kitchen, the first decision to be made is the material you will use for your kitchen worktops. Your countertops have the potential to make or break your kitchen design and will work with the other elements of your kitchen to create the overall aesthetic. Not only from a stylistic point of […]

10 Smart Storage Solutions for your Kitchen

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When designing your dream kitchen, one of the biggest concerns might be how to align your storage needs with your style aesthetic. Making sure that you have room for everything is a top priority for many, especially smart designs that match your kitchen needs. A well-organised kitchen can help keep your space decluttered and increase […]

Designing a Kitchen With Hygiene in Mind

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In a post 2020 world, we are more hygiene conscious than ever before. When designing your kitchen, hygiene should be a key factor. Here are some top tips of what to consider before building your kitchen to maximise hygiene and cleanliness.     Work Surfaces Easy to clean and wipe-down surfaces can help keep daily […]

Top Tips When Designing a Perfect Open Plan Kitchen

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Open-plan kitchens provide a great deal of flexibility and versatility for your living space to suit a modern lifestyle. The kitchen can fulfil many different roles, not just a place to prepare food. Open-plan kitchens lend themselves to being a natural hub of the home as it encourages a blend between the kitchen and the […]

Kitchen Worktops


There are many different types of kitchen worktops you can choose in your kitchen design, all with their own benefits and drawbacks. The choice of materials for countertops depends on your style, your kitchen budget and your individual priorities. Considerations such as durability, weight, look and price should all be factored in. If you love […]

What to consider when designing a new kitchen

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This year’s lockdown has meant that many households have spent much more time together in the kitchen than ever before. With most fatigued by their outdated kitchen designs, it it no surprise that many are opting for renovations and bespoke kitchens to give their homes a more personal, comfortable or perhaps luxurious touch. There are […]

The COVID-19 pandemic sees a growth of people sprucing up their kitchens and homes


According to research, nearly half of UK homeowners, 47% have invested time and money in renovating their homes at some point. More interestingly, however, nearly one fifth, 18% have renovated parts of their homes since lockdown first began this year. For many across the country, government rules and guidance has meant that working from home […]

Predicting popular kitchen trends for 2021

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As we approach 2021, it is no surprise that homeowners are seeking a change. With most workers having been advised to work from home since March, they are fatigued with their current and outdated designs – and the kitchen is a prime space that many desire to change in the coming year. The kitchen a […]