Category Archives: All things kitchens

Curves in the kitchen…hmmm

I’ll be honest, the first time I heard the name Kim Kardashian I thought she was a character on Star Trek the Next Generation and whilst there have been a few criticisms of her lack of talents and media attention … Continue reading

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Beautiful Kitchens magazine discussion on door finishes

In Beautiful Kitchens magazine this month, a reader asks for some help doing a kitchen redesign as the reader is confused by the terms hi-gloss and acrylic in relation to the cabinetry. This is a common question as they are … Continue reading

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Johnny Grey speaking to KBB Review

Luxury furniture designer Johnny Grey in speaking to KBB Review (ahead of the 2012 KBB Review Conference) has hit out at the “apathy” plaguing the kitchen industry and called for manufacturers and retailers to show more creativity and passion for … Continue reading

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What is Granite and how does it differ from Marble for kitchen worktops

Granite is one of the hardest materials on earth and is composed primarily of quartz, feldspar and mica. Other minerals may be present in the stone creating its unique colours, textures and patterns. Granites can be pink to gray in … Continue reading

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Move over Laminate, Granite and Quartz are the Ultimate Worktops for the Ultimate Kitchen

A quality worktop can be the beautiful focal point to your kitchen, the pièce de résistance to your design. However, a bad choice of worktop can negate all of your hard work and turn time spent in the kitchen into … Continue reading

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kitchen retailers gearing up for the January sales

According to the www.independent.co.uk a number of kitchen retailers are gearing up an getting in the January sales spirit. The January sales are about to begin, with several major stores using the new year to clear 2011 stock at bargain … Continue reading

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Choosing the lighting for your Ultimate Kitchen

The lighting in your kitchen doesn’t need to be a difficult matter, but it can be layered. The general common mistake people make is trying to light their whole kitchen with a singular fixture, which is centered in the middle … Continue reading

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An Ultimate Kitchen floor: Form over Function?

For many, their Ultimate Kitchen flooring is a choice made with form rather than function in-mind. We base this on the colour and design that we individually have a preference for or that would go with an existing room’s layout. … Continue reading

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A Buyer’s Guide: Espresso makers for the Ultimate Kitchen

Coffee is still a booming business in the UK, with sales continually growing each year. The coffee connoisseur, thirsting for a higher-quality bean, is shifting their cash into the finest ground coffee. As more people have started enjoying top-tier espressos, … Continue reading

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Selecting the sink for your Ultimate Kitchen

Selecting the sink for your Ultimate Kitchen – Amid a broad range of kitchen appliances and ornamental items on offer these days, home owners can produce many different and diverse looks in their Ultimate kitchen. Choosing and selecting the right … Continue reading

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