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Propped displays make complete sense!

Stoneham propped display

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I took a friend to Grand Designs which really proved something to me, displays are far more appealing when propped. My friend has little knowledge of what I do, but like me, loves to cook and spends a lot of time in her kitchen. We visited most of the kitchen stands and…

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Are you sitting comfortably???

GD chair number seven

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On the journey down to Grand Designs I set myself a task…to find, in my opinion, a “Grand Design”.
The definition of Grand gives itself to something magnificent and impressive. I take photos and by the end of the day I realise I seem to have a theme…

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Never mind the look, feel the storage!

Waste bin in pull-out drawer

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It is vital to start thinking of storage in a new kitchen right from the start of the planning process. All too often kitchens are planned in terms of how they’ll fit into the room and what they will look like, with the storage aspect of planning taking second place.

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The 4 kitchen design rules of Dynamic Space…

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Dynamic Space should sensitise kitchen designers and potential buyers to a few important design rules. These are: 1. Make sure you have enough storage space – absolutely crucial! More than 60% of all kitchen buyers realize they have too little storage space…

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Space – the final frontier!

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‘Functional cabinets’ are the way to go. We buy a refrigerator or an oven for a specific purpose, so why shouldn’t every kitchen cabinet have a specific storage purpose? The watchwords for base units are ‘no shelves’ – all full extension drawers and pull-outs thus achieving ‘total access’…

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Dynamic Space (part 3): cleaning, preparation & cooking storage

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So what, logically, would need to be to hand and easily available when dealing with kitchen cleaning, preparation and cooking storage? Cleaning: This is the area that is most used and contains “wet” and “waste disposal” areas…

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