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100% Design 2014 – a sneak preview…

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This year, London’s leading design show celebrates its 20th anniversary with an opening by Philippe Starck. Back to Earl’s Court from 17/20 September, 100% Design will be opened by the renowned International designer to coincide with the unveiling of Flexible Architecture…

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5 of Yorkshire’s finest…

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It’s only a few weeks ago since Harrogate played host to the world’s biggest annual sporting event with ‘the Grand Départ’ of the 2014 Tour de France. Yorkshire’s roads were alive with the sights & sounds of this most spectacular event…

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Kale caught my eye…

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One of the highlights of the last few weeks (glossing over the events of the World Cup, needless to say, us Brits are used to disappointments now) was my visit to Wimbledon. Not just for the tennis, which of course was excellent, but for the totally delicious & generous catering facilities…

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How do you make an open plan kitchen work?

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So, you’ve had two or three rooms knocked together to create one big area to include a kitchen, living and dining room – currently one of the most popular home improvements. Now you’ve got this large space, how do you make it work for you?

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The Art of Extraction

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When planning a dream kitchen, it’s all too easy to overlook one of most important elements – the extraction. There are so many things to think about, from cabinets and worktops to appliances, sink, tap, tiles, splashback, flooring, heating and storage, that when it comes to selecting a cooker hood…

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Sustainable kitchen design: every little helps

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Sustainable design isn’t a new thing, but it is becoming a more important part of all of our lives as resources become scant & new materials are pioneered in the kitchen. Sustainability isn’t just about how materials are produced or where they come from…

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