Case Studies

Subtle Shades

01 Martin Moore & Co - Benbow 31707 LR

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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… the previous owners had squirreled the kitchen away at the back of the house in a pokey, low ceiling room, and it all dated back to the 1980s…

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Classic Framed-Style Kitchen – Designed by Barnes of Ashburton

Classic Framed-Style Kitchen 1 - Designed by Barnes of Ashburton

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Jenny and Paul’s existing kitchen was dark and small for the size of the property so their extension plans involved creating a large, bright, open plan kitchen/dining/living area in which to entertain their family and friends. Jenny and Paul had already purchased their large four oven Aga, which was to be the main feature of the design and the kitchen was to be classic with a contemporary twist…

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Getting down to it! (Part 1)

Getting down to it! Image 10 (1)

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We all see them, row after row of lovely glossy magazines spread across the shelves of the newsagent, fantastic design creations jumping off the front covers. Very tempting… all you need to do is choose your style, employ your designer and ‘hey presto’ in no time at all you’ll be swanning around your dream kitchen creating all manner of ‘haute cuisine’ from your shiny new cooking appliances…

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Kitchen Case Study: Clever Angles

Jones kitchen by HOLLOWAYS of LUDLOW

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The designer: Martin Smith, designer at Holloways of Ludlow Bespoke Kitchens (020 7371 1787, www.hollowayskitchens.com) The story: The owners required a new, bright and spacious kitchen with clean, contemporary lines.

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Contemporary Shaker Kitchen – designed by Higham Furniture

Contemporary Shaker Kitchen - designed by Higham Furniture 1

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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 was used to back home. Cabinet doors were made out of tulipwood, which is painted in Farrow & Ball’s Purbeck Stone. The island is painted in Mole’s Breath while drawer boxes and shelves are designed in maple

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Jeannie’s New Kitchen Project – Part 4: Don’t Panic…

Blum's sink drawer - brilliant idea

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…I say, having had a major panic! My Aga needed a service, so when the lovely man came round to do just this I, of course, got chatting about my soon-to-be fabulous new kitchen, which prompted him to mention that ‘obviously’ I had remembered to bear in mind that he would need access to the […]

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