Author profile: Hayley Gilbert

About Hayley Gilbert

Hayley Gilbert is a freelance interiors journalist with 20 years’ experience in the industry. Specialising in all things kitchens, Hayley has contributed to a wide range of consumer titles such as Beautiful Kitchens, EKBB, KBB, Grand Designs, House Beautiful and Ideal Home, as well as national newspapers including The Sunday Times.... @HaylGilbert / hayleygilbertblog.wordpress.com

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Tile Style

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With many of us still favouring white and neutral kitchens, one way to add a burst of colour or texture is with tiles – whether it’s a glossy striped splashback or an intricate design underfoot, it’s an easier & less permanent way of bringing pizzazz into the room

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Utility Chic

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One of the biggest trends to come out of January’s Maison et Objet fair in Paris is the utilitarian look, which works especially well in kitchens. Think monochrome appliances, stainless steel worktops & sinks, bare brick walls, reclaimed wooden flooring…

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Living Kitchen Fair 2013, Cologne

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This January saw the return of the LivingKitchen Fair to Cologne – an international kitchen event that has become the central trade fair for kitchens, appliances and everything kitcheny in between. Here’s a round-up of what’s new and coming soon to a showroom near you…

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2013 Kitchen Trends

Green neutrals

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If your plans for the New Year include buying a new kitchen, we’ve got the scoop on what’s ‘in’ for 2013. According to B&Q, the UK’s largest home improvement retailer, dark wood is on its way out, glass is on its way up while grey – in all its 50 shades – is coming on strong

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Sales talk…

Harvey Jones’ streamlined Linear range

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If, like me, you’re struggling to sell your house at the moment, you may want to take a good, objective look at your kitchen. According to a recent study, which reveals the biggest interior turn-offs for house-hunters, dated kitchens received 44% of the votes…

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100% Design

CONTEMPORARY CONTOURS FOR HI-MACS

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Yesterday I spent an inspiring afternoon at 100% Design. This annual exhibition, held at London’s Earl’s Court, brings together exciting and innovative new products and concepts from established brands and up-and-coming designers.

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