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How to chose the right extractor

Without an extractor, you’d turn your kitchen into a humid mess every time you felt like a stir fry. Here’s what to look for when you’re shopping around for one.

How to pick the right small appliances for your kitchen

Forget the dishwasher, fridge and stove for a moment – let’s take a deep dive into the world of small kitchen appliances. Here’s how to pick the right ones for your kitchen.


New technologies in refrigeration

Far from just a place to keep your veggies fresh, many modern fridges are now gadgets on the level of an iPhone or smart speaker. Here’s what’s new in the world of fridges.

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Featured Image Collections

Curved corners throughout this kitchen give it a softer edge, while it still presents a very contemporary look

Designer Melanie Craig took a fresh approach in the design of this contemporary kitchen, with curved corners on benchtops and cabinets rather than the usual square, boxy look. 

Two new kitchens by designer Kira Gray are as different as their settings

A traditional kitchen with bling highlights and a funky, modern kitchen with pops of colour both feature hard-working Smeg appliances See more

Large kitchen with large-scale appliances

Mal Corboy contemporary kitchen with decorative glass, orange splashback, white cabinets, Corian Rain Cloud benchtops See more

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Award winning U shape kitchen with stainless steel countertops and cabinets

Not only is this kitchen highly functional, it also connects seamlessly to adjacent areas of the home. Trends editorial director Paul Taylor looks at this Trends International Design Award winner by Strachan Group Architects.

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