• Hot stone

    by  • October 15, 2015

    Neil Lerner door

    Neil Lerner has unveiled a striking veneer door made from volcanic stone. Available in two new designer colourways: Gold Green and Black Star, the doors are created using thin layers of natural stone that are fused onto a flexible fibre glass backing then veneered to create a truly unique finish. Kitchens from £40,000.

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    Stylish new granite sinks, from Caple

    by  • October 13, 2015

    Leesti sink lifestyle


    Caple‘s two, new granite sinks are both practical and good-looking.

    The Leesti granite sink (above) is available in a single and one-and-a-half bowl size and can be inset or under-mounted. Prices start at around £200 for the Leesti 600 single bowl size, without drainer, which measures 533mm(L) x 457mm(D).

    The equally eye-catching Canis sink (below) is also available in a single or one-and-a-half bowl size, with prices starting at £255 for the single bowl, which measures 1000m(L) x 500mm(D).

    The sinks are available in four colours; Desert Sand, Anthracite, Chalk White and Pebble Grey. The perfect choice for your contemporary kitchen.


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    Learn how to design your own garden

    by  • October 12, 2015

    KLC gardens course

    If creating your new kitchen has inspired you to refresh other areas of your home, why not try the Successful Gardens course from KLC School of Design.

    Running from 2 November to 4 December, this new interactive online course will teach you everything you need to know about designing an outdoor space. Taught by renowned garden designer Matthew Childs, RHS Chelsea Flower Show Silver-gilt medallist and gold medallist at RHS Hampton Court Flower Show, the course covers different types of gardens and styles, plant choice and care, practical considerations such as ground cover, and key accessories, including furniture and lighting.

    Book today using code BL1015 and pay £299, saving £100 on full price cost of £399.

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    New Shaker-style kitchens

    by  • October 12, 2015


    Shaker-style kitchens remain as popular as ever. It would certainly be my first choice and Betta Living‘s new Shaker Heritage range, in willow, really caught my attention.

    Available in on-trend Dove Grey, or a soft, subtle Taupe, matt finish. This charming, classic design looks good when teamed with black or white. Prices start at £5041.

    Or opt for the natural appeal of wood with the new Shaker Select in Limed Oak, (below) which has been given a beautiful distressed finish. Prices start at £4628.



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    Hot stuff

    by  • October 9, 2015

    Caple ceramic hobNever content to rest on its laurels, Caple has added a sleek electric hob to its range of premium cooking appliances. Replacing the C806C design, the C807C, in black, frameless ceramic, boasts four plates, as well as new metal dial controls and indicator lights for each zone. An easy-clean surface makes the hob as practical as it is stylish. Measuring W59 x D52cm, it costs from £268.

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    Let there be light

    by  • October 8, 2015

    White and wood kitchen

    For a kitchen with a Scandinavian feel, consider the new Nordic Light woodgrain cabinetry by Pronorm. Subtle planked detail and random knots lend a rustic charm, while a matt finish creates a tactile aesthetic. Featured here in a Pronorm Y-Line handless kitchen with Super White high gloss, the look is fresh and modern. Nordic Light, as well as the slightly deeper Nordic Dark, is available across all four of Pronorm’s ranges of Y-Line and X-Line handless designs. Kitchens around £20,000. For details, call 07801 862691.

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    Kitchen of the Week: surface beauty

    by  • October 7, 2015


    Creating a new look for their kitchen was top of the list of priorities for the owners of this stunning room, and luckily, they had a designer in mind. Ben Kempton of 202 Design had created an equally striking scheme for one of the couple’s friends, and came highly recommended.

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    Tom Howley new showroom in Harrogate

    by  • October 7, 2015

    Tom-Howley-Hartford-kitchenTom Howley has opened a new Harrogate showroom, which will service the North with beautiful bespoke kitchens. Classic and contemporary schemes displayed in the bright and welcoming, 1,200sq ft space include the Hartford kitchen, shown here in Tom Howley’s exclusive new Willow shade.

    So if you’re in the market for stunning cabinetry with exquisite craftsmanship, pop in and take a look. Kitchens start from £35,000.

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