Made-to-order kitchens, without the traditional markup

If you love subway tile but long to make it a little more interesting, consider arranging your tiles in a new way. Bespoke Only chose a step ladder pattern for this kitchen, but herringbone, vertical, or other groupings of tile …

Made-to-order kitchens, without the traditional markup

KITCHENS DESIGN

Kordula, with her European know how, did a great initial design and any changes decided upon. She gave expert advice at Homebase Subiaco and assisted me with appliances from Hart and Co and tile selection. I used all of their …

Made-to-order kitchens, without the traditional markup

Anything in multiples pretty much automatically looks more modern and impactful. This stunning modern kitchen from designer Raili Clasen’s aforementioned book, Surf Style at Home. Instead of just a pair of pendant lights over the island, the pro hung a …

Made-to-order kitchens, without the traditional markup

KITCHENS DESIGN

Turn them right up when you want to clean the room, dim them right down when you want a softer mood. ‘As the layout develops, start thinking about the lighting, not only for wiring purposes, but also so that you …

Made-to-order kitchens, without the traditional markup

If sparkly chandeliers aren’t your style, try hanging a set of oversized lanterns instead. “The antique reproduction dining pieces add a collected sense to the room, as do the lanterns and iron chandelier,” she says. ‘Often the cabinets around the …