Trends

The importance of lighting temperature

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Never before has there been so much choice when it comes to kitchen lighting and choosing the correct lighting can sometimes be an overwhelming task for retailers and consumers alike. One common area that often becomes overlooked is lamp colour…

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Ideas and inspiration for your perfect kitchen island

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A popular addition to kitchens with a bit more floor space is the kitchen island. It seems you can’t move for adverts that feature large islands complete with smiley mums standing proudly behind making the kids’ tea. But there’s much more to the kitchen island than just worktop space

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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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2013 Kitchen Trends

Green neutrals

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If your plans for the New Year include buying a new kitchen, we’ve got the scoop on what’s ‘in’ for 2013. According to B&Q, the UK’s largest home improvement retailer, dark wood is on its way out, glass is on its way up while grey – in all its 50 shades – is coming on strong

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Sales talk…

Harvey Jones’ streamlined Linear range

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If, like me, you’re struggling to sell your house at the moment, you may want to take a good, objective look at your kitchen. According to a recent study, which reveals the biggest interior turn-offs for house-hunters, dated kitchens received 44% of the votes…

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Accessories…

Andrea's Accessories

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Ah my favourite things, accessories. Not one single shopping trip ends without purchasing some form of accessory, and much pleasure is gained each time I manage to find the perfect bag, bracelet or earrings to complement an outfit. I am pretty renowned for my accessory purchases…

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