Innovation

What’s hot in kitchens for 2014?

Astracast's Vantage Sio Sink

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Our thoughts may be preoccupied by the new year celebrations right now but if you’re planning to invest in a new kitchen come the New Year, or you know someone who is, here’s what trends are coming through for 2014…

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Seasonally adjusted…

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The cold nights mean that I don’t feel guilty about settling down to watch a seemingly never-ending stream of TV food programmes. My current favourite has been the new series Nigel & Adam’s Farm Kitchen (BBC1, which started back in November)…

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And the winner is…

6) Mab

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I’m always in awe of the students who enter the Electrolux Design Lab. In its 11th year this groundbreaking competition reached its final conclusion last week when the winner was announced. The concept is to invite students from around the world to present breakthrough ideas for future household environments

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The National Home Improvement Show 2013

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Last weekend I was fortunate enough to be invited to The National Home Improvement Show by Kinetico. This being my first ever Home Improvement show I didn’t know what to expect. The show was buzzing with visitors & some of the products on display were quite simply amazing…

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Flight of fancy

Kitchen cabinet design 5

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I was privileged the other day to be given a tour of a showroom, not just any showroom – this showroom was different! In fact I was blown away by the diversity of the cabinet designs… Doors no longer have to be rectangular as proved by the designers of ‘Flight’, a kitchen range with angled & stepped doors & drawers…

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Kartmasters 2013

Kartmasters 2013 straight

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Earlier this month I had the pleasure of attending the British Grand Prix!! Not Formula 1 at Silverstone but the British Grand Prix of Karting at the PF International Circuit near Newark. Hear young drivers from the age of eight years upwards learn their skills & hone their race craft….

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