Why are Shaker kitchens still so popular?

Why are Shaker kitchens still so popular?

First invented centuries ago by a religious group, Shaker style as we know it is a frequently used door style by kitchen designers across the globe.

The Shaker movement was originally based in the north of England, under the name of the United Society of Believers. In the 1770’s, some of this group decided to break away and move to New York, where they settled in self-sufficient communities, under the principals of simplicity, utility and honesty.

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Italian kitchens with the ‘wow’ factor…

Italian kitchens with the ‘wow’ factor…

Masters of design and style, the Italians know just which shade of yellow to use… After Rosso Red, Giallo Solare Yellow is one of the next most favourite Ferrari colours, so that’s probably why yellow as an accent colour works so well in our contemporary Italian kitchens. 

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There’s never been a better time to invest in a new kitchen…

There’s never been a better time to invest in a new kitchen…

Having a new kitchen is on many of our wish lists.

Whether your current one simply looks tired and old fashioned, or whether it’s a kitchen that you’ve ‘inherited’ when you moved home and it simply isn’t to your taste, there’s never been a better time to invest in that new kitchen you’ve been dreaming of!

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A kitchen island unit – so much more than just storage

A kitchen island unit – so much more than just storage

When it comes to planning for a new kitchen, if space permits, consider an island unit?

Offering so much more than just additional storage, long gone are the days when this area was simply classed as a ‘breakfast bar’.

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Five reasons for using a kitchen designer…

Five reasons for using a kitchen designer…

Using a kitchen designer to plan your new kitchen is not just recommended, it’s imperative.

This might sound like an exaggerated statement, but a kitchen is an expensive investment. Just one wrong measurement can affect many things…

The obvious issues include cabinets not fitting, oversized and unnecessary filler panels, and electrics cited incorrectly.

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