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    Our 5 Favourite Celebrity Kitchens

    Posted on 06-Jun-2018 13:38:03

    When looking for kitchen renovation inspiration, where better to start than those with access to the most sought after interior designers. It’s always exciting to see what can be achieved when money is no object; what luxury materials have been used, how they have made use of those high priced, yet relatively modest sized, apartment spaces, which luxury appliances have been selected? And most importantly, which features can be adapted and recreated to fit with your own space and budget?

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    Topics: Kitchen

    Cleanflush Toilet Technology By Caroma

    Posted on 29-May-2018 15:19:00

    Since 1941, Caroma has been providing Australia with both commercial and residential bathroom products. Caroma is a market leader in reduced-flush water efficient sanitary ware, functionality, hygiene and easy-cleaning toilets. The new Caroma Cleanflush toilets provide the ultimate flushing experience by removing the rim of the bowl. This allows controlled water flow eliminating splashback and creating a germ-free bowl that is super quick and easy to clean.

    Michelle from our Cook & Bathe Flemington showroom highlights the Australian designed and built range of premium Caroma Cleanflush toilets.

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    Topics: Bathroom, Toilet, Caroma

    Franke Kitchen Products to Inspire Your Kitchen Renovation

    Posted on 23-May-2018 16:01:53

    Born in Switzerland, Franke have been designing and manufacturing kitchen products for over 100 years. The elegant and high quality products made by Franke can be found in over 100 Million homes worldwide. It’s no wonder their products are so popular with style, comfort and functionality at the forefront of their Swiss-made designs. Our Franke range features a number of different materials and configurations to suit your practical needs and aesthetic tastes, with flexibility built in to ensure that your time in the kitchen is as smooth and enjoyable as possible. If you are searching for products that will elevate your kitchen space and create the kitchen of your dreams, Franke is the right place to look.

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    Topics: Kitchen

    Introducing Kleenmaid Kitchen Products to Cook & Bathe

    Posted on 16-May-2018 16:03:55

    We are excited to introduce Kleenmaid to our range of kitchen products. Kleenmaid have built a name for themselves in Australia over the last 30 years with their kitchen appliances including rangehoods, ovens and dishwashers. Kleenmaid is 100% Australian owned, distributing European designed and manufactured products, made to international standards to ensure the best quality possible. Kleenmaid also consider the environmental impact of the materials they use. This includes ensuring their products are energy efficient and that the enamel they use is nickel-free and non-toxic. The use of arsenic-freeglass also makes sure that all glass used is fully recyclableat the end of the product’s life.

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    Topics: Kitchen

    The Differences Between Induction Cooktops and Regular Cooktops

    Posted on 11-May-2018 14:36:13

    Home-owners have been warming up to the idea of induction cooktops in recent years. Induction cooktops have the advantage of being able to heat the food faster while wasting less energy in the process. But are they for everyone? Let's see how they compare with regular cooktops that are in use in many Melbourne kitchens.

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    Topics: Cooktops

    Five Feature Wall Styles to Make Your Bathroom Spectacular

    Posted on 07-May-2018 15:56:50

    The average bathroom is made up of the same basic elements - a bathtub, shower, toilet and sink. Yet, given the amount of time we spend in our bathrooms on a daily basis, and the fact that our visitors will use it on occasion, we'd naturally like our bathrooms feel like a haven rather than utilitarian. Feature walls are a simple way to take an average bathroom from mundane to chic.

    A feature wall becomes the focal point in any room and draws the eye towards its detail. For that reason when you’re deciding on your design, it’s important to think through your decision and ensure the adjoining walls are attractive and work in with the feature wall style. Here are 5 inspiring bathroom feature walls to get your own creative juices flowing.

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    Topics: Bathroom

    Let Freedom Rain - NX Showers by PHOENIX

    Posted on 03-May-2018 11:24:41

    Phoenix is proud to present a new range of Australian designed NX Showers which will provide an utterly immersive experience, where bathers revel in the cascade of water as it tumbles from above. While enjoying effortless cleansing in NX Showers, bask in the refined design aesthetic painstakingly developed by Phoenix’s internationally recognised design team. Outstandingly, NX Showers deliver this ultimate bathing experience while remaining water efficient.

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    Topics: Bathroom

    Why You Should Consider A Kitchen Island

    Posted on 27-Apr-2018 08:00:00

    As the trend in open floor plans continues to grow, so does the interest in kitchen islands. Kitchen Islands can provide more space and amenities to your floor plan, and can also offer more potential for entertaining. If you are building a new home or considering an update to your existing home, installing an island kitchen is definitely worth considering. Here are a few of the things a kitchen island can offer you.

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    Topics: Kitchen

    The Benefits and Drawbacks of Doorless Showers

    Posted on 26-Apr-2018 09:00:00

    A doorless shower, also known by other names, such as an open shower, roll-in shower, Roman shower or walk-in shower, is a shower that's designed without needing a shower door or curtain. Although these showers continue to grow in popularity and are ideal for many Australians, they may not be the best choice for everyone. Here are some of the basic advantages and disadvantages of a doorless shower. 

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    Topics: Bathroom

    Cook & Bathe's Faucet Strommen Range

    Posted on 23-Apr-2018 16:58:15

    Watch Michelle from the Cook & Bathe Flemington showroom highlight our Australian designed and built range of premium Faucet Strommen tapwear and mixers.

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    Topics: Bathroom, Kitchen

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