Styles

Grand Designs Live 2015 – The Highlights

Liebherr’s new ColourLine collection, www.liebherr.co.uk

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Earlier this month, Grand Designs Live returned to London’s ExCel and there was plenty to see within the KBB sector. It was a fantastic opportunity to view the latest appliances, kitchen furniture and worktop solutions up close and personal. Here are some of my favourites…

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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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A touch of sunshine & double dishes

Rhombus ceiling or wall tiles

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Thank goodness for the wonderful sunny weather we’re enjoying at the moment, although the excess of sunshine does mean that the kitchen is once again looking rather grubby in certain areas, so we have embarked on a super-clean up… lots of cooking does mean that surfaces can quickly end up looking a bit grimy. Thanks […]

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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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Hot off the Press

Baumatic’s BDIF616 dishwasher, £499, www.baumatic.co.uk

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This month there are plenty of great new appliances and gadgets that have caught my eye… SIMPLEHUMAN I honestly didn’t think it was possible to fall in love with a humble kitchen bin but my new simplehuman sensor bin is the business! Not only does it look stunning in fingerprint-proof steel but it’s so hygienic […]

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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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