The kitchen is often the heart of the home with heavy traffic morning, noon and night. Since it’s such a busy and bustling space it is integral to ensure you have a practical design that allows you to work with ease. But, there is no need to compromise on style to create a functional space. We explore some gorgeous designs to inspire your dream kitchen renovation.
With just a couple of months left in 2018, we’re starting to look ahead to the trends that will be carried through to next year and the predictions have already began rolling in. Real estate website Domain has been closely following renovation series, The Block, to glean an idea of which kitchen designs are proving strongest, along with the styles likely to fare well in 2019.
Choosing the tapware to match your new sink should be a simple process, right? You have a shape and style in mind, with a finish to compliment the colours in your kitchen, but then there’s the question of which type of faucet to opt for and what the benefits are of each option. We’re here to simplify those options for you, with a guide to common types of kitchen sink faucets.
After an inspiring, fun filled weekend at the Melbourne Home Show back in April, we’re excited to announce that we’ll be back again, exhibiting at the upcoming Home Show in August.
The four day event takes place from Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th August, opening at 10am daily at the MCEC, South Wharf, Melbourne. We’ll be in great company, alongside 280 of Australia’s premier suppliers and leading experts, providing home renovation ideas from kitchen and bathroom design to outdoor living inspiration and the latest trends in furnishing and decor.
If you’re thinking of upgrading your Kitchen, take advantage of Franke’s current promotion and add an additional feature to your new faucet at no extra cost. Spend $1499 on any Franke sink and tap and receive a bonus Franke High Low water filter included.
Every home chef knows how important kitchen space is. The last thing you want to be doing is trying to figure out where to set your pot of hot food right in the middle of dinner. Perhaps worse is being limited to what you can cook, simply because you feel there is not enough space to create the meal you have in mind. But limited kitchen space doesn't mean you restrict what you cook and start making plans to knock down walls. Instead, there are many options available to give you more room so you can spend less time worrying about space and more time worrying about the next recipe you are going to try.
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?
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.
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.
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.