If you’re looking to sell your home then the way to capturing the heart of a prospective buyer could well be through the kitchen. Estate agents estimate that a new kitchen can add up to 7% value to a property, so if you do have budget to make some improvements . . .
Designing a kitchen that appeals to the tastes of everyone who will be using it can be a tricky task and was exactly the situation that Jill and Steven Campbell found themselves in. Transforming a rather dysfunctional conservatory and extending the space to the rear, the couple created a generous . . .
If you’re shopping around for a new kitchen a good place to go for design inspiration is Instagram. Let’s face it, even if you’re quite happy with your current set-up, having a peek at other people’s homes and picking up some style points is always good fun. Instagram is, of . . .
Constantly on show and often in use, being able to keep your kitchen and bathroom surfaces looking as good as new is likely to influence your purchasing decision. Materials such as marble, granite and even concrete are very popular in interior design currently, with a natural beauty that is undeniable. . . .
Once upon a time the general rule of thumb when it came to kitchen design was to stick to one single material or colour theme throughout. As the kitchen itself has evolved however, from one that is used primarily for the preparation of food to a multi-functional space, so the . . .
There is no doubt that an island or breakfast bar can be a huge asset to a kitchen. It is after all a multi-functional piece of furniture that can be used for storage, worktop space and as a dining and seating area. However, including an island simply for the sake . . .
With the kitchen so often being a hive of activity and a multi-functional space in which we work, rest and play, it is common to wish there was more space or simply that the room looked and felt bigger. While knocking down walls, extending on to the rear garden or . . .
Bold, vibrant colour schemes are big news for kitchen design in 2018, with bright tones, strong shades and contrasting palettes adding visual interest and character to the heart of the home. Colour is a powerful design tool that can be used to alter the mood of a kitchen, changing the . . .
Team the trend for unusual metallic finishes with natural stone for perfect harmony in the modern kitchen. Here’s how. Gone are the days when kitchen brassware was all about chrome. While its versatility means chrome still takes the lion’s share of the market, there are new finishes on the block . . .
Always at the heart of the home, the kitchen is one of the most-used rooms in a property and more than just cooking the dinner goes on here. From hosting parties and entertaining guests, to family meal times and helping children with homework, the kitchen is a multi-functional space. It . . .