• Posts Tagged ‘modern kitchen’

    Let there be light

    by  • October 8, 2015 • Kitchen Ideas

    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 • Kitchen Ideas


    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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    Kitchen of the Week: sleek character

    by  • September 30, 2015 • Kitchen Ideas

    Bellaghy-kitchenWhat do you do when you hanker after the warmth of wood but also have your heart set on clean, modern lines? This family chose birch-faced ply for the sleek cabinetry in their new-build home – it has a raw, pared back beauty that brings character without fussiness.

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    Good wood

    by  • September 25, 2015 • Kitchen Ideas

    Masterclass Kitchens

    This luxurious new Open-grain finish by Masterclass Kitchens mimics the look of aged wood but is actually vinyl.

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    Available with many of the company’s contemporary and classic ranges, it adds warmth and character to a scheme and comes in White, Nordic Truffle, Black and Stone Grey. Kitchens from £7,500.

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    Finishing touches

    by  • September 24, 2015 • Kitchen Ideas

    Leicht kitchen

    Premium German kitchen manufacturer Leicht has unveiled a new finish for its contemporary kitchen cabinetry. The ultra-matt Bondi has a fine, smooth surface that creates a sleek aesthetic, and is resistant to fingerprints. It is shown here in on-trend Carbon Grey, but is available in most RAL colours. Leicht kitchens from £15,000. For details, call 020 3301 0865.

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    Kitchen of the Week: Contemporary and industrial

    by  • September 23, 2015 • Kitchen Ideas

    Grey kitchen with yellow chairs and lights

    Inspiring and uplifting, yellow is a great choice for the kitchen, and looks especially striking when teamed with grey. This owners of this scheme have struck the perfect balance between contemporary and characterful in their new kitchen, which replaced a long, narrow layout in their Victorian mid-terrace home.

    Find out how the couple transformed the space in the October/November 2015 issue of Beautiful Kitchens, which is on sale now at good newsagents. Also available to download for digital and mobile.

    Photography: David Parmiter

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    Kitchen of the Week: colourful and open-plan

    by  • September 15, 2015 • Kitchen Ideas

    Linda Barker kitchen

    Classic cabinetry with a modern splash of bold colour and industrial elements: Linda Barker’s kitchen is, unsurprisingly, full of personality. The interior designer and TV presenter collaborated with Wren Kitchens on a range of furniture and turned to the company when redesigning the scheme in her Yorkshire farm cottage. Hardworking yet welcoming, the space combines a variety of materials that lend textural interest, while a splashback made of tiles in a geometric motif makes a striking addition.

    Find out how Linda achieved the look in the October/November 2015 issue of Beautiful Kitchens. On Sale now at good newsagents and available to download  for digital and mobile.

    Photography: Paul Craig


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    Kitchen of the Week: Modern family

    by  • September 8, 2015 • Kitchen Ideas


    Sometimes it takes a little push to get that dream kitchen off the ground and to turn the dream into reality.

    The owners of this beautiful kitchen were making do with what they had until their boiler gave up the ghost and needed replacing in a new location, which involved upheaval in the kitchen.

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