Kitchen articles, tips & information

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

​7 different kitchen styles to help you find the right one

Gone are the days when the kitchen was regarded as a ‘hidden’ zone; that area where we simply cooked and cleaned and guests weren’t allowed in. In modern days, the kitchen (nicknamed ‘the heart of the home’) has become one of the most loved social sp…

10 May, 2018

​Tiny cooking space? Try these narrow kitchen ideas

Very few people will step into a house or apartment and exclaim: “Yai, there’s a galley kitchen!”. But these tiny spaces, distinguished by their narrow layouts with parallel counters, are a fact of life for many urban dwellers.

08 May, 2018

​The homify guide to selecting kitchen cupboards

Think about the last kitchen you saw that took your breath away. What was it that really stood out for you? The lighting? The island? How about the floor coverings or window treatment?Although all of these elements can contribute to a kitchen’s desig…

14 April, 2018

The highs and lows of planning a new kitchen

New kitchens are an exciting yet daunting part of any home renovation project, especially given the fact that planning a new kitchen can quickly become an expensive and time-consuming endeavour.

13 April, 2018

Kitchen wallpaper designs that are undeniably delicious

Kitchens are not only a practical necessity in a house, they also offer a wealth of opportunity to add in some seriously personal style touches and one element that is always given a lot of thought is how the walls are finished.

10 April, 2018

​How to design your very own country kitchen

Hectares and hectares of fresh, green fields being glimpsed through the window; cows and chickens peacefully trotting around outside, adding to the homely ambience… these images are synonymous (in our creative minds, at least) with good ol’ country…

23 March, 2018

​How to choose the right kitchen flooring

Stylish cabinetry that are both beautiful and functional for storage; decent lighting to ensure no gloomy working areas anywhere, a striking island right in the centre of the room…

18 March, 2018

Advantages of an L-shaped kitchen

So many people are now waking up to the potential that an L-shaped kitchen can add to a home, thanks to the natural way that far more counter space can be enjoyed, as well as a generous floor plan.

17 March, 2018

​The open-plan kitchen: How to make it work

Open-plan layouts have become quite the trend, and it’s not only because they are super functional (think about how easily they combine different spaces, ensuring more legroom to squeeze in more furnishings, more décor, and more guests!) – they also…

14 March, 2018