Kitchen Renovation

These days, a kitchen is just as important for cooking and entertaining as it is for the overall value of a home and there are several factors to consider when planning to build or renovate your kitchen. Here we discuss three popular kitchen finishes – polyurethane kitchens, melamine and laminate, and how to choose the one most suitable for your kitchen project.

Once upon a time, a butler’s pantry was often overlooked as a luxury item – one that would fit into kitchen designs “if there was room”. In modern kitchens, butler’s pantries are being requested in increasing numbers and as a result are becoming much more of a common feature. However, that certainly doesn’t mean that they are desired by everyone.

Contemporary kitchens are easily recognisable by their sleek linear aesthetics. This usually means high-quality materials, handless cabinetry and stunning, streamlined appliances that are as equally important to the visual impact of the space as they are to the practical food-preparation functions that they serve. And that is just the beginning.

Reclaimed materials with a seamless transition of textures and elements; these are the basics of an industrial style kitchen. It’s not as easy as it looks though, there is plenty more to consider when seeking to create this trendy, lived-in style. Here are our hot tips for piecing together a great industrial style kitchen in your own home.

Whether it’s your first time or your 10th time, there is no disputing that designing a new kitchen can be extremely exciting and also quite daunting at the same time. There are so many functional elements to plan and design and of course, there are the aesthetic elements to decide on too. No matter what style of kitchen you are dreaming of, there are some core elements to be mindful of when it comes to creating a practical and functional kitchen design.