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Getting you into hot water: What is a Quooker tap?

Posted on: 30th Dec, 2016 by Mark Gilligan

Quooker tap

Efficiency in energy, time and money – there are a lot of reasons why installing a Quooker tap can benefit your kitchen. A favourite in all our favourite cookery TV programmes, including The Great British Bake Off, it’s a great designer appliance for your home. If you’ve always wanted to find out more about this revolutionary appliance, keep reading – we’ve got all the need-to-know details in today’s blog.

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Balancing the aesthetics and functionality of your kitchen

Posted on: 23rd Dec, 2016 by Mark Gilligan

modern white kitchen

Aesthetics is obviously a crucial element in kitchen design. But efficiency and economy of movement should always be equally key philosophies. By following key design principles, however, you can have it all; a good-looking kitchen that’s efficient and functional too. In today’s blog, we’re showing you a few ways to balance aesthetics and functionality – ensuring you get the most out of your kitchen space.

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Celebrity kitchens: What do the experts use?

Posted on: 19th Dec, 2016 by Mark Gilligan

Neff kitchen oven

We’ve all seen the delicious meals served up by Delia Smith and Jamie Oliver. But what do they use to make them? When it comes to your kitchen equipment and appliances, it pays to invest. Better appliances usually mean better food –but they needn’t be out of your budget. In today’s blog, we’re looking at some of the best appliances used by celebrity chefs – as well as top appliances recommended by our kitchen design experts.

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How your kitchen should reflect you – secrets of kitchen design

Posted on: 5th Dec, 2016 by Mark Gilligan

white german kitchen

Perhaps the biggest secret of successful kitchen design – and any type of interior design – is to personalise your living space. When your kitchen reflects you, the space really does come alive. A personalised kitchen space needn’t be expensive either. At Kitchen Design Centre, it’s all part of the service.

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Could you be our next apprentice?

Posted on: 28th Nov, 2016 by Michael Cain

Kitchen Design Centre Apprenticeship

The team at Kitchen Design Centre are on the hunt to fill this year’s apprenticeship scheme. We are looking for not one, but three enthusiastic apprentice kitchen fitters to join our growing company.

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Alpine infused kitchen styles

Posted on: 28th Nov, 2016 by Mark Gilligan

modern white kitchen design

Dreaming of a kitchen that’s both rustic and contemporary; a space that’s cosy and welcoming yet oh so luxurious? An Alpine infused kitchen may just be what you’ve been looking for. Influenced by stylish chalet design, the Alpine look combines natural materials with designer style for a space that’s high end and luxurious in every way. Creating the look is easier than you might think too…

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Measuring for a kitchen island

Posted on: 21st Nov, 2016 by Mark Gilligan

modern german kitchen with island

A kitchen island can transform the look, feel and functionality of your kitchen. It can serve as a focal point in your kitchen space and can be used for anything and everything – from storage to dining – but choosing the right size island is important in getting it right. In today’s blog, we cover everything you need to know about measuring for kitchen islands, revealing how you can ensure the best design for your kitchen space.

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Seasonal touches for your kitchen this autumn

Posted on: 11th Nov, 2016 by Mark Gilligan

white oak rustic modern kitchen

The cooler temperatures of autumn and the darker evenings have finally arrived – giving you the perfect excuse for a simple kitchen re-design. Revamping your kitchen space for autumn is a great idea. It’s not only fun, it transforms your space too – making it feel warm, welcoming and autumn-ready. We’ve got plenty of ideas for autumn kitchen design, the following being a few of our favourites….

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How to add wood into your kitchens design

Posted on: 4th Nov, 2016 by Mark Gilligan

designer wood style kitchen

Although wood is perhaps one of the simplest materials, it can make a huge impact in terms of kitchen design. The classic material is ideal for statement pieces and creating a traditional farmhouse kitchen design, thanks to its warmth and durability.

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Common mistakes made in kitchen design

Posted on: 31st Oct, 2016 by Mark Gilligan

kitchen design sketch

All interior design comes with its challenges, but bespoke kitchen design can be particularly challenging. With so many elements to consider – from the colour scheme to layout and appliances, a kitchen re-design can be overwhelming.

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