Kitchen Design Case Studies

The stories behind the kitchen design – including Q&As with leading KBB industry designers…

In-Frame Shaker - by Heaven & Stubbs

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The story: For this project, Heaven & Stubbs worked closely with the interior designer homeowner of a London Victorian terraced house. An associate...…

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Blues and Views – by Harvey Jones

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The story: The client visited our showroom before the build had even started and decided that they wanted to proceed with a Linear kitchen by...…

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Brilliant Blue & Bright Red - By British Standard

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The story: This kitchen, from British Standard, was created by owner Alex Evans, who wanted a bright and appealing kitchen that could come in on an...…

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Grey and Cashmere Mereway Kitchen - by Roman Bathrooms

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The story: A tiny L-shaped kitchen has been transformed with a modest one-metre extension. The new space is now flooded with natural light, as the...…

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1909 Partridge Grey and Charcoal Kitchen - By The Malvern Kitchen Studio

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The story: This Victorian townhouse was being renovated, so the kitchen was just part of the transformation to this family home. The plan was to...…

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Perfect Style in Black Walnut - By Kitchens International

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The story: Paul O’Brien, Co-Founder & Design Director, Kitchens International had to instigate some serious re-organisation to make this kitchen...…

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The Chef's Kitchen - By Papilio


The story: This contemporary bespoke kitchen, part of a complete property renovation in Somerset, allowed Matt Prall and Stephen Garland of Papilio...…

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Making A Statement - By The Caulfield Company


Mark Caulfield, founder and MD, The Caulfield Company took charge of a huge project to open up the back of this stunning house. He designed an...…

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Summerville Painted Kitchen - By Tom Howley

The story: This kitchen was part of a bigger restoration project. Empty for almost 25 years, the gothic tower cottage needed more than a little...…

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Fontaine Kitchen - By Holloways of Ludlow

Fontaine Kitchen by Holloways of Ludlow (08a)

The story: The owner of this period terraced home in London wanted a kitchen where she could enjoy her love of cooking and entertaining...…

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Second Nature Remo Design - By Noble Signature Kitchens


The story: The property was a new-build, which the client totally planned out down to the last detail. Between the client and the designers, they...…

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Simple and Spacious - By Neil Lerner


The story: Design Director Eve Turner, of Neil Lerner Kitchen Design was asked to create a symmetrical and glamorous kitchen for a couple and...…

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Clever, Colourful, and Very, Very Simple – By British Standard Cupboards

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The story: ‘Our project involved creating a large family kitchen room within a contemporary extension. The whole project was designed and built from..…

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Pale Blue Kitchen - by Rencraft

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SUMMER STYLING: Pale, summery blue hand painted cabinets provide a distinctive colour theme for this hand-made kitchen by Rencraft...…

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Architectural Kitchen - By Martin Moore

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The story: The Danish couple who commissioned this Martin Moore kitchen bought a tired 1970s house in Surrey because it overlooked a beautiful lake...…

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Beautiful in Blue - By Hub Kitchens

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The story: I was asked to design a space that would look unique and be totally suitable and practical for entertaining. My clients are restaurateurs..…

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A Kitchen for Entertaining - By Neil Lerner

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The story: This kitchen was part of a much larger home renovation project in which the whole of the downstairs was reconfigured and …

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Classic Shaker Kitchen - By Charlie Kingham

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The story: The client was less driven by the need to create a redesigned kitchen layout, but more so by the overall aesthetic. The kitchen needed to..…

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Scandinavian Kitchen - by Papilio

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The story: The brief from the client was to create a vibrant family room, which was both functional and social. They wanted a contemporary space...…

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High Gloss Bespoke Kitchen - by Roundhouse

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The story: The client wanted a wow factor. She knew she wanted a high gloss finish and as it’s a very large open plan light filled space...…

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Heart of Hampstead – by Neil Lerner Kitchen Design

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The story: Neil Lerner was invited to design this large and spacious kitchen in Hampstead, North London for clients he had previously worked with...…

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On Display - by Martin Moore & Co

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The story: Every designer wants their showroom to reflect the very best of their design, planning and construction skills. The company had its 40th...…

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Classic Shaker Handpainted Kitchen - by Edmondson Interiors

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The story: This kitchen was challenging because we had been asked to put the new kitchen into the basement and the basement needed some care and...…

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Painted and Oak Shaker - by Harvey Jones

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The story: The clients live in a fantastic old Georgian farmhouse, a busy household given that they run a farm and have two children. On Jenna’s ...…

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The Disappearing Kitchen - by i29

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Sometimes, the architecture and design of a house or apartment is so spectacular and proportional to the age and style of the building...…

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Light, Blue and Airy - By Smallbone of Devizes

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Our clients wanted to create a kitchen with a style blending both classic and contemporary ideas. One of the main priorities was an easy flow...…

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Luxurious Open Plan Kitchen - By Tom Howley

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The story: For Lydia, a keen cook with three children, creating a relaxed social space was number one on her checklist...…

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All things light and beautiful - By Rencraft

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Our client had some very specific ideas for the kitchen. Crucially, they didn’t want the island to look like a fitted part of the kitchen...…

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The Perfect Blend - By Touch Design

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The clients, who live in a period Devon property, asked us to design a contemporary kitchen environment as part of a refurbishment that included...…

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Creative Contrast - by Podesta

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The story: They wanted something classic but with a twist … which is evident here on details like the door handles on the fridge/larder run...…

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Bespoke Handmade Kitchen - by Chamber Furniture

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The story: This kitchen redesign was part of some major changes to an old vicarage, a renovation project near Maidstone. Created by Chamber Furniture,…

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Simply Perfect – by Holloways of Ludlow

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Symmetry and simplicity are the keywords for this understated kitchen design by Holloways of Ludlow……

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Black & White Contrast - by Mobalpa

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‘This design was based on the customer’s brief to create a social space that flowed, with a minimal look. The customer requested an all-white ...…

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Modern Handleless Kitchen - by Cue & Co

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The layout of the kitchen works very well ergonomically. The island with the breakfast bar is the central feature and bridges the gap between the...…

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Colourful Kitchen - by Nicholas Harris Interiors

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The story: Nicholas Harris Interiors are a family run business situated in rural Kent. They specialise in design, installation and build projects...…

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Subtle Kitchen - by Harvey Jones

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The story: The owner wanted a contemporary and fresh looking kitchen, with a touch of minimalist simplicity whilst at the same time, avoiding an...…

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Spacious Kitchen - by Rencraft

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The story: Our client had very specific ideas and specifications. As a keen cook and home baker she had very detailed functional requirements...…

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Contemporary Kitchen - by Kaizen Furniture

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The story: Grosvenor Estates were looking for a company with a clear understanding of aesthetics in kitchen design and experience...…

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Bespoke Parapan Kitchen - by Mowlem

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The story: Part of an extensive refurbishment of a substantial family home in Surrey, Mowlem & Co have created an impressive...…

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Macassar kitchen - by Smallbone

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The story: Design Director Steven de Munnich elaborates… ‘The house is Georgian, built in 1820 and is a four-storey granite building...…

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British Standard Kitchen – by Nest Development

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The story: This kitchen is situated in a large open plan space. To work, it needed to be timeless and not dominate. Nick and Camille felt it best to…

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Subtle Shades - by Martin Moore

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The Story: The room in which the new kitchen was to be installed was originally the drawing room. Our clients were certain this was the right position…

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Classic Kitchen – by Barnes of Ashburton

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The story: Jenny and Paul’s existing kitchen was dark and small for the size of the property so their extension plans involved creating a large…

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Kitchen Case Study: Clever Angles

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The story: The owners required a new, bright and spacious kitchen with clean, contemporary lines. Holloways of Ludlow were commissioned to re-design…

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Contemporary Shaker – by Higham Furniture

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The story: This design features elongated wall cabinets with glazed back-lit top cupboards to make it more in keeping with what the American client…

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Bespoke Kitchen – by McCarron & Co

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The story: The owners wanted a sophisticated, restful kitchen with top-quality appliances and hand-made bespoke fitted cabinetry that would stand…

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Bespoke Kitchen – by Johnny Grey Studios

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The story: Located on the ground floor of a beach house facing the sea, with access to an outdoor pool and garden area, this sociable family kitchen…

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Heritage Kitchen – by Mowlem

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The story: This stylish period home was an extensive renovation project. The kitchen needed updating with beautiful cabinetry and high-specification…

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Nickelby Kitchen – Humphrey Munson Kitchens

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The story: With a rich history of master cabinetmakers stretching back to the late 1800s, Humphrey Munson has earned a reputation for excellence in…

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Curved Kitchen – Designed by Roundhouse

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The story: This former 17th century barn was built on a hillside location in Herefordshire with fabulous views. It’s now an open plan conversion…

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Shaker Kitchen – Designed by Harvey Jones

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The story: Located in a three-storey Victorian townhouse in London, this kitchen from Harvey Jones incorporates individual touches such as...…

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