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Paper Thin

Thin is in! The thin benchtop trend is really coming into its own in 2017. We’re expecting to see it installed in more kitchens this year than ever before and because more people are asking for it, more brands are manufacturing thin benchtops. This tr… See More
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2017 Colour Trends

Pantone is the biggest predictor of colour trends in the industry. They are often spot on with their predictions as we watch their trend colours boom into the interiors industry. Here are their chosen colours for 2017.   Some people pa… See More
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Timber Tones In The Kitchen

Should I use timber in my kitchen and if so, how much and where? The use of timber in kitchen design has changed with the trends over the last few years. Unless it lends specifically with the style of the home (i.e. mountain lodge or rustic farm house) w… See More
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Must-Haves For A Small Kitchen

In a small kitchen, space is at premium so what are the "must-haves" for a small kitchen? A common problem we hear often is that the kitchen space is simply too small. This can understandably be found in apartments, townhouses and occasionally units. The… See More
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A Private Island Or A Vast Peninsula

Is an island or a peninsula the best option for your kitchen? One of the most important decisions to be made in designing the footprint of a kitchen is the layout of the cabinetry that supports the benchtop. This will largely be determined by the shape o… See More
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The Triangle Theory

What's in a triangle? A lot of people ask us about the triangle theory when it comes to the layout of a kitchen. While some of its principals are still relevant, the theory was developed in the 1940s so a few things have changed since then! The Universit… See More
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Celebrity Kitchen – Peter Alexander

A Kitchen That Works - A stunning kitchen designed by Michael Simpson for the Pyjama King, Peter Alexander, and his partner, hair stylist Tony Reynolds. Featured in the latest edition of Melbourne Kitchen & Bathroom Design magazine, you'll find this … See More
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Common Kitchen Layouts

Let's breakdown the common layout for a kitchen and discuss the terminology for the different elements Every home is different, therefore every kitchen is different. While the design might change from space to space, there are 5 common layouts that form … See More
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Pantry Solutions For Every Kitchen

Designing a pantry to suit your needs In kitchens designed these days, it’s not uncommon to remove certain food items from the pantry and instead, store them in locations specific to their use, in hardware designed for their storage (for example, spice… See More
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Absolute Rubbish!

Waste management systems in your kitchen. With all the tasks we need to complete in the kitchen, waste management is a very important consideration.  These days we are encouraged to minimize trash and maximize recycling and compost. All of this can take… See More