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It’s often said the kitchen is the heart of the home – and we tend to agree. Here's all the inspiration, ideas and information you need to get started.

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Why it's important to work with a professional kitchen designer

A great kitchen with a stunning aesthetic and every practical need addressed doesn’t just fall into place. Using a highly respected designer ensures the best of everything, down to the finest detail.

Quartz benchtops come in many colours and finishes and are resistant to stains and marks

Benchtops are the workhorses of a kitchen and often lead the aesthetic, too – created in an array of 31 beautiful colours, patterns and finishes, Smartstone engineered quartz surfaces offer a variety of options

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Filtered, Italian-style sparkling water straight from the tap

You can have sparkling drinking water at the touch of a button. And the Cu Safepath system from Merquip also ensures bacteria removal.

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Style meets ergonomics – Salice from Fit offers a cabinetry hardware solution with a difference

Space is always at a premium in the kitchen – and so is a sense of style. The two come together neatly in the advanced Eclipse Pocket Door mechanisms by Salice.

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.

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Choosing the right extractor fan

Starting a kitchen project? Make sure you consider the extractor

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Beginner's guide to kitchen design

It’s often said the kitchen is the heart of the home – and we tend to agree. Take a look at our guide if you're about to start a project

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Renovation balances the old and the new
What's the best approach when you need to renovate a 1965 Eichler in a meaningful, respectful way? See what this architect did
Style that endures, engineered to perform

Since 1984, the designers and engineers behind Kleenmaid appliances have set out to exceed expectations. Today, the Kleenmaid technical team uses their 35 years of experience to manufacture world-renowned appliances.

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The latest design trends from Milan

Celia Visser brings you a small taste of some of the design trends happening in the northern hemisphere – straight from the international kitchen fair, EuroCucina, held recently in Milan

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Inspiring ideas

Be bold with kitchen colours

It takes a skilled design hand and an adventurous client to go with a provocative cerulean blue kitchen –  but these results speak for themselves.

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Big ideas for little spaces

A range of pull-out base cabinet, underbench storage solutions for your kitchen items, keeping your kitchen de-cluttered, organised and smooth running.

See the Vauth-Sagel underbench storage options on our website. 

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Kitchen design with Annika Rowson – Part 1

If you're about to renovate or build a kitchen, there's nothing like the guidance of a renowned kitchen designer See more

Clean lined modern kitchen is served by a large scullery behind

Marble, timber veneer, and grey lacquered surfaces all come together to create this modern family kitchen

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Trends International Design Awards 2017

International winners

The selection of the TIDA international winners was the culmination of a series of awards for kitchens, bathrooms and homes held across 2017. In this final stage of judging, projects that had already proved to be award winners in New Zealand, Australia, USA, SE Asia and South Africa were judged against each other.

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