Kitchen articles, tips & information

​Seeking a subtle yet stylish look? Try these grey kitchen ideas

There is undeniably something special about a white kitchen – that look of cleanliness, tidiness, and a welcoming glow that can make even the simplest task (like pouring tea) seem super glamorous.

08 July, 2018

​Remodelling? This is how to cut new kitchen costs

Planning a kitchen remodel? Then you’ve (hopefully) worked out those new kitchen costs to ensure your new culinary space doesn’t result in you having to sell a vital organ to afford it.

05 July, 2018

​Great-looking pastel kitchen ideas to try

Once a colour scheme that was strictly refined to babies’ nurseries, pastels have come a long way. Even though they are still a popular choice for children’s rooms, they have shown that they can be equally dashing when used for mature spaces like liv…

22 June, 2018

​The homify guide to planning kitchen extensions

Who doesn’t dream of their home’s heart (also known as the kitchen) being a spacious and welcoming area where one can not only cook and bake, but also dine, work and socialise? Fortunately, one doesn’t need to move home to achieve this, for kitchen e…

16 June, 2018

​Simple tips for luxury kitchens

We all want our homes to flaunt a look of elegance, especially in those open spaces where we tend to socialise and entertain – like the kitchen, which is, after all, the heart of any home.

08 June, 2018

​Ideal interiors: The homify guide on how to organise your kitchen

If it feels like you’re fighting a losing battle against clutter, don’t despair – you’re not alone. Most of us feel as if there are never enough storage spaces in our homes, which can become a real problem if it’s a public room where we like to host…

04 June, 2018

​Too stark? Try these white kitchen ideas

Many of us love white kitchens: they’re the epitome of pureness, freshness, and an elegant interior style. However, there is an issue with going very white for the heart of a home: they can become quite sterile-looking, not to mention that a lot of w…

03 June, 2018

​These 8 are the best kitchen colours to paint

When it comes to kitchen colours, conventional wisdom tells us that warm neutrals and bright tones are the best choices. How so? Because these (and it’s been scientifically proven) make both the cook and diners feel more comfortable – and if there’s…

28 May, 2018

​The best kitchen tiles for your backsplash

It’s a fact that cabinets and countertops garner the most attention in a kitchen (given their prominent placement). However, over the last few decades, another element has emerged that refuses to be overlooked: the all-important backsplash.

23 May, 2018

How to design the perfect U-shaped kitchen

To each his own, yet the results are in: most people prefer a u-shaped kitchen to other layouts. Also known as a c-shaped kitchen, a u-shaped kitchen comprises workspace on three adjoining walls of cabinetry, with an open end for access.

18 May, 2018