What is less considered, but just as essential, is how you step into your kitchen. How people move and interact throughout the space is a crucial concept that we call “kitchen traffic”. If plotted incorrectly, kitchen traffic can become a real pain and can make it difficult to use your kitchen to its highest ability.
As we always say, the kitchen is the heart of the home. It is where a lot of us spend most of our time. Whether you have loved ones popping in and out for a coffee, or enjoy the occasional relaxing evening with friends, we all use our kitchens to socialise in our own way.
When renovating your home, the beauty of using a bespoke service such as David Lisle Kitchen Design means that you have the opportunity to create a kitchen that is truly one-of-a-kind. However, having such freedom may seem rather overwhelming for some. Hence, we have our top 5 design tips to help you get started in planning your own, unique kitchen.
When viewing your new, perfect kitchen in your mind’s eye, making a conscious choice between a practical, innovative, minimalist design or an extravagant, bold maximalist one may seem to be the essential starting point. Two very different paths lay ahead.
As interior designers, we see countless trends come and go. Currently, for example, soft greys, quartz worktops and bright, open spaces are the cream of the crop. Kitchens of this design are, indeed, stunning. They have an air of simplicity and understated confidence. As da Vinci so famously said, “Simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication.”
The beauty of giving a bespoke service is that every one of our interiors are as unique as the clients we provide for. We are able to tailor each design to suit any preference, necessity and desire, no matter how detailed or specific.
Here in Cheshire, warm, sunny days are like gold dust. So when one comes along, we abandon the kitchen, hurriedly dig out our barbecues and deck chairs from the shed and make the most of the rarity. But outdoor dining doesn’t have to be limited to those few days of sunshine. With the right design, the outdoors can be moved into your home.
A new interior can change the shape of your home, but it can also contribute to the changing shape of our planet.
When designing a room in your house, it may be difficult to accurately imagine just how it will look once completed. This can be a daunting prospect for some, especially when you may be investing a significant amount of money.
The kitchen has undergone a huge transformation over the decades. Instead of simply being the place to prepare meals, it has become the integral hub of the modern household. To adapt to this new way of living, contemporary kitchens are often open plan and flow into other areas of the home.