Planning

Colour in the kitchen

Rainbow­ coloured gobstopper seat by designer Stuart Melrose

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Clean and minimalistic have been a kitchen mainstay for a long time now, and the best selling colours for kitchen worktops are still various shades of white. But as technologies and techniques in interior design become more adventurous so do our tastes, and we’re starting to see bolder and brighter colours emerge…

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Sometimes it’s not all about kitchens (Part 2)

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A few weeks ago I wrote about supplying a client with a large dressing room. The design included a concealed laundry shoot that passed down through two floors into the basement utility room. The design choice was a classic cream ‘shaker’ door style with a ‘hammered’ pewter knob…

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The Summer Fete

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So one day back in the great depths of winter, 3 people congregated to discuss the “Summer Staff Gathering”. We came up with a few initial ideas, like the usual meal, murder mystery, it’s a knockout, but when taking into consideration who would be attending the event we found that it suited some but not all. So thinking continued…

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Pauline makes the most of her kitchen space

No shelves – internal drawers, giving better access

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I had a call this week from a very excited customer. Pauline had just had her new kitchen fitted and wanted some advice on internal organisation within her drawers. I was in her area and suggested I pop round to see it myself. Pauline has spent time having training here at Blum UK

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Avoid that sinking feeling! (a guide to buying your kitchen sink)

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The average homeowner probably doesn’t give much thought to their kitchen sink. Even though we use them several times a day most people take them completely for granted, but planning for your kitchen sink is as integral as planning for your appliances or decor.

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You’ll always find people in the kitchen at parties

Sensio's Illuminated LED Glass Box Shelves will add a 'wow' factor to any kitchen

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Once tucked away and used solely by the cook of the household, the kitchen has been embraced as a multifunctional room that acts as far more than a functional space, but a place for socialising and spending time with friends and family. It’s always the way that everyone gathers in the kitchen…

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