TIDA NZ 2017 – Designer kitchen entrant – Sue Gillbanks of Kitchens By Design

A kitchen with darker timber tones and a touch of stainless steel and bronze

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TIDA NZ 2017 – Designer kitchen entrant – Sue Gillbanks of Kitchens By Design

The existing kitchen in this villa didn’t flow well and was very tired. The layout was U-shaped and too tight when more than one person was in the space.


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TIDA NZ 2017 – Designer kitchen entrant – Sue Gillbanks of Kitchens By Design

Also, the client had already purchased new appliances, and they were rather large for such a small kitchen. This created a huge challenge of how to maximize storage as well as accommodate the new appliances.

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TIDA NZ 2017 – Designer kitchen entrant – Sue Gillbanks of Kitchens By Design

Although the floor area available was small, I was allowed to extend into the dining room if it meant a better flow. The stud height was three metres.

Nov 06, 2017
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