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Reaching your kitchen’s perfect potential

Kitchen diner from Philip Dowse

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Kitchens form the hub of a household, with everyone congregating here; important family discussions happen over food preparation & eating, parents helping children with homework or partners chatting about the future over dinner. To make your house into a home, your kitchen has to fit in with your personality & your lifestyle, however…

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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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Feeling Fruity…

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall gets fruity

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I’m not a very good baker or pastry chef, (despite my attendance at a Claridges pastry course several years ago), so my interest in The Great British Bake Off has waned somewhat. Notwithstanding the attraction of Paul Hollywood’s twinkly blue eyes – experienced at first hand…

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Lighting that makes the most of the materials in your kitchen

Use a flat LED under cabinet light to emphasize the grain of the rustic wooden worktops

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A kitchen is often referred to nowadays as the ‘hub of the home’, an area where we carry out tasks such as cooking and cleaning, but also one in which we relax and socialise with friends and family. For this reason we tend to put a lot of effort into the design process when…

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The National Home Improvement Show 2013

THIS 2013 Logo

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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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100% Design – Best in Show

DeVOL Air Kitchen

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Every September, the UK’s largest design trade event comes to London with the very latest innovations in interiors, eco design & build, office, bathrooms &, of course, kitchens. This year there was plenty to inspire with worktops, appliances & cabinetry to give your kitchen wow factor & feel appeal…

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