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5 Kitchen Trends We’ve Loved In 2018

2018-10-17T17:14:33+00:00 November 10th, 2018|

Believe it or not, the year is drawing to a close!  While some of us are left shaking our heads and wondering where the time has gone, others are eagerly looking forward to another year of exciting new kitchen trends.  The world of home design is constantly evolving. While classic colors and architecture still remain as popular as ever, there are new fashions emerging all the time. Some of which [...]

The Best Kitchen Layouts For Large Families

2018-10-17T15:14:41+00:00 October 25th, 2018|

The family home is where the best memories are made: whether it’s laughter, tears, excitement or anxiety it happens here.  And, whether it’s a birthday celebration, a quiet coffee with a dear friend or simply listening to your child read while you prepare the evening meal, many of these treasured memories are made in the kitchen.  That’s why family homes need family kitchens. Kitchens that are intensely functional (i.e. enough [...]

Parisian Chic Vs. French Provincial – Whats The Difference?

2018-09-07T15:07:20+00:00 September 30th, 2018|

When considering Parisian chic versus French provincial kitchen designs, one must first understand the two different styles. What’s the difference? Both Parisian chic and French provincial styles are French. In simple terms, the difference between the two is the difference between French country and French city. Provincial means from the provinces or country whereas Parisian chic means the city of Paris. So, when it comes to kitchens, what is Parisian [...]

How To Decorate An Open Plan Kitchen Space

2018-09-07T14:47:43+00:00 September 13th, 2018|

As a society, we now have far less rigid stereotypes when it comes to who spends time in the kitchen. Gone are the days when Mum is closeted in the closed room kitchen preparing dinner whilst Dad talks with the guests in the lounge room. And as these stereotypes have changed, so has our design of the most used space in the house: the kitchen. Whilst not everyone is on [...]

6 Features That Make A Kitchen Family Friendly

2018-08-14T14:51:42+00:00 August 29th, 2018|

We all know that the kitchen is the hub of the home. It is used numerous times every day of every year. The collective hours spent in the kitchen make it the one room of the house that is definitely worth getting right when it comes to the design. There are many beautiful kitchen layouts, but not all kitchens are the family friendly. Having a family friendly kitchen doesn’t mean [...]

When Style Compromises Function – How To Avoid This Dilemma

2018-08-09T15:46:53+00:00 August 15th, 2018|

We all know that the kitchen is one of the most important spaces in the home. Memories are made in the kitchen…from dinner parties, birthday cakes, romantic dinners to breakfasts served in bed. Whether you’re renovating your beloved kitchen or starting from scratch, kitchen design should be carefully considered. If you’re working with a generous budget, it can be quite tempting to go crazy with the most stylish kitchen possible. [...]

6 Inexpensive Ideas To Completely Change The Look Of Your Kitchen

2018-07-19T15:30:07+00:00 August 5th, 2018|

A change is as good as a holiday, or so they say!  Whether this is true or not, there’s nothing like bringing new life into your tired, old-fashioned kitchen to make you feel great.  And the best thing is that it doesn’t need to cost you a fortune.  There are plenty of ways to take your kitchen up a notch or two without spending every cent in your account.   [...]

If You Can Dream It – We Can Design It!

2018-07-19T11:50:08+00:00 July 19th, 2018|

The great thing about renovating your kitchen is there are no rules.  No rights or wrongs.  It’s your space, so it’s your choice.  Whether your style is modern, traditional, provincial or contemporary, it’s all up to you!  Your dream and your kitchen, for your family!   So, let’s start at the drawing board.  Whether you’re planning a makeover or building a new home from scratch, your kitchen is, without argument, [...]

4 Ways To Master The French Provincial Style In Your Home.

2018-07-19T11:51:04+00:00 July 19th, 2018|

Elegance; simplicity; functionality and style.  Welcoming; comforting and organic.  Yes, you’ve got it: it’s French Provincial style!  It’s all about the fine detail.  From flooring to splash-back materials, every element has a purpose and is characterized by beauty and rustic charm.  However, if you want to nail this style in your home, it’s important that you understand the history behind it and the elements that make up the French Provincial [...]