Kitchen Design

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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Ready to buy your new kitchen?

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Normally, you’d first ask your friends and acquaintances about their experiences: ‘How did you go about buying your new kitchen?’ Consider these five kitchen experts your new friends because they speak from their own experience. Here are their tips…

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Keeping up with the Joneses

Suffolk kitchen from Neptune

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We all like to show off a bit, whether it’s because we’ve splashed out on the latest gadget or simply because our little one’s football team has won the premiership, but did you know that it’s this rivalry that is helping to keep kitchen manufacturers in business?

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Let there be light…

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Never underestimate the importance of light in the kitchen. Not only is it essential for task areas, providing a safe place to chop, prep and cook, but it can also affect your whole mood and attitude to cooking in general. Get it right and your kitchen will soon become your social hub…

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To DIY or not to DIY – that is the question

Plain English one

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I can remember when DIY kitchens were a dirty secret… something you’d never admit to owning (although many of us did). These takeaway kits may have had flimsy carcasses, wafer-thin worktops and badly fitted interiors but boy, were they cheap…

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New Neutrals…coming soon to a kitchen near you!

Kora kitchen by Cesar in a smoky-grey finish

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If, like me, you want something a little more exciting than a cool white kitchen but you don’t want to go for a full-on explosion of colour, then this season’s trend for nicely natural furniture is the perfect solution.

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