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Creating a diner inspired kitchen

Posted on: 29th Jul, 2016 by Mark Gilligan

diner style kitchen

When it comes to today’s kitchen designs, there’s one design that will never grow old. The modern diner style kitchen has grown in popularity in recent years – and it looks like it’s set to stay. To help you start planning yours, we thought we’d share a few of our top tips…

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Kitchen styles for farmhouses

Posted on: 17th Jul, 2016 by Mark Gilligan

farmhouse kitchen

If you’re lucky enough to reside in a charming farmhouse or barn conversion, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to your new kitchen. With plenty of space to take advantage of and lots of unique features to enhance, creating a wow-factor farmhouse kitchen is really quite simple.

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Brighten up your kitchen this summer

Posted on: 13th Jul, 2016 by Mark Gilligan

Brighten up your kitchen this summer

Still searching for summer? If you’re still on the hunt for sunshine and summery brights, why not inject a touch of summer into your kitchen? Come rain or shine, a seasonal kitchen design, rich in bright summer colours, can do wonders for your mind and your home.

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Kitchen styles for modern day Victorian homes

Posted on: 13th Jul, 2016 by Mark Gilligan

Victorian house

In last week’s blog, we looked at German kitchens and how they can add a modern and contemporary touch to your kitchen space. Today, we’ve got Victorian homes in the spotlight as we share our top tips on how to add that designer wow-factor.

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How much is a German kitchen?

Posted on: 30th Jun, 2016 by Mark Gilligan

designer german kitchen

The golden question… “How much does a German kitchen cost?” If we could give you a straightforward answer we would, but our answer is always “It depends.” At Kitchen Design Centre we create kitchens that are 100% bespoke. You choose the materials, furnishings, and appliances. By giving you full control of these elements, you have the power to create the kitchen of your dreams while tweaking elements to suit your budget.

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Kitchen styles for new build homes

Posted on: 23rd Jun, 2016 by Mark Gilligan

designing a Kitchen style for new build home

Just moved into a new-build home? If you’re living in a property that’s under 10 years old, you may want to tailor your kitchen design to complement the new-build style. While we’ve got lots of inspiration across our Lancashire kitchen showrooms, today’s article gives you some practical advice on designs that work in new homes.

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New trainee designer: Welcoming Lucy to our Colne Showroom

Posted on: 17th Jun, 2016 by Mark Gilligan

Lucy, Colne Kitchen Design Centre

In last month’s news, we introduced two of our newest recruits, and this month sees the introduction of another. Lucy, who joined the team in Colne earlier this year, comes equipped with plenty of fantastic and inspirational ideas.

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Trend alert: The ‘broken-plan’ kitchen

Posted on: 16th Jun, 2016 by Mark Gilligan

broken plan kitchen

The ‘broken-plan’ kitchen is essentially a modern take on today’s open-plan kitchen. It features all the things we love about open-plan living while leaving out the aspects that turn others away from the popular trend.

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Gloss or matt: Which kitchen finish will you choose?

Posted on: 8th Jun, 2016 by Mark Gilligan

Gloss or matt Which kitchen finish will you choose

One of the biggest style elements of any new, designer kitchen will be its finish. A kitchen’s finish can make a huge impact on the overall style and feel of a kitchen, which is why we’re often asked which is better – gloss or matt? While we can’t say that we think one is better than the other, there are advantages and disadvantages of each. If you don’t have an instant preference for gloss or matt, why not consider what each one has to offer and think about your own requirements?

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Energy efficient kitchen design

Posted on: 31st May, 2016 by Mark Gilligan

Energy efficient kitchen design

Modern kitchen design is about so much more than colour palettes and trending style. Many of our forward-thinking clients are also opting for energy efficient kitchen design. With this in mind, we thought we’d show you simple ways to update your kitchen and save money on your energy bills too.

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