Products

Utility Chic

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One of the biggest trends to come out of January’s Maison et Objet fair in Paris is the utilitarian look, which works especially well in kitchens. Think monochrome appliances, stainless steel worktops & sinks, bare brick walls, reclaimed wooden flooring…

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Living Kitchen Fair 2013, Cologne

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This January saw the return of the LivingKitchen Fair to Cologne – an international kitchen event that has become the central trade fair for kitchens, appliances and everything kitcheny in between. Here’s a round-up of what’s new and coming soon to a showroom near you…

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Flat Pack versus Rigid…

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One of the many decisions to be made when choosing or designing your new kitchen is whether to have the furniture delivered to your door as a fully assembled ‘rigid’ kitchen or as a ‘ ready to assemble’ flat pack kitchen. When visiting your chosen retailer its worthwhile asking…

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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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Cabinet doors – enhance their value

Blum Cliptop Blumotion Hinge

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Let’s face it, when a kitchen buyer starts looking the first thing in their minds is what will their new kitchen look like. So the doors and drawer fronts are the primary visual impact point in kitchen choice and selection. A well manufactured kitchen will allow it to keep “fresh”…

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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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