Design Tips & Tricks

There is a lot more that goes into a successful new kitchen design than many people realise. But with a good plan of attack and a few fundamentals checked off, it can be smooth sailing the entire way. To keep you on the right track, we have gathered some top tips from the experts to help ensure that everything is covered when it comes to your new kitchen design.

With highly-refined, sophisticated aesthetics and an abundance of natural elements throughout, it’s easy to see why French Provincial kitchens and Hamptons style kitchens are often considered quite similar. But with a well-trained eye, distinguishing a spot of French Provincial oo la la from a splash of coastal-loving Hamptons is a lot simpler that you might think.

Designing a new kitchen is certainly no mean feat. There are a lot of questions to ask (of yourself and your designer), style, materials, finishes, and appliances choices to make, and perhaps most importantly, practicality and functionality requirements to consider. After all, when it is all said and done, a kitchen that looks amazing but is almost impossible to use effectively is a pretty big waste of time, effort and precious money. And nobody wants that. 

There is no denying that Easter is a very special time of the year. For some, it has deeply religious connections and is steeped in those rich customs and traditions. For others, the traditions may also be just as rich but the focus is perhaps more around gathering with family and friends, enjoying each other’s company and having the entire long weekend to do it. And not to forget the chocolate, another very popular Easter tradition.