AW20/21 design trend report: Sustainable materials go avant-garde

Contemporary kitchen with walk in larder and food racks

With David Attenborough, Greta Thunberg and the Extinction Rebellion activists all working to draw attention to ways we can be more environmentally-friendly, sustainability awareness has never been more prominent in the press.  When looking at the move to circular economies, interior design market analysts are pointing out the growing focus on new design thinking for […]

How to create a Pinterest board your kitchen designer will love

Design Team Photo May 2016

Personal style is a funny thing. Sometimes it can feel impossible to describe why you like something – it might seem like there’s no particular reason; you just do. Our designers are specially trained in getting to know your personal style well enough to come up with a completely bespoke kitchen design you’ll love. A […]

Contemporary kitchens: 3 styles to inspire you

Pegboard Plywood Kitchen with concrete worktop

Last week, we looked at 3 different ways to bring a traditional design to your kitchen, including Shaker, Country and the extra beading details that can transform a space. Now, we’re turning our attention to more contemporary styles. They differ from the traditional recessed Shaker style. The flat panel cabinets offer a more contemporary option […]

Traditional kitchens: 3 styles to inspire you

Scandinavian Woodland Kitchen with large kitchen island and breakfast bar stools

Even a quick flick through our portfolio of kitchens will show the bespoke nature of everything project we undertake. Bristol and the south west of England is full of characterful older properties, all with unique layouts and design requirements; so if a cabinet needs to be exactly 924mm wide to fit perfectly, then that’s what […]

50 ft mural of climate change activist Greta Thunberg unveiled in Bristol

No one could deny it; 2019 has been a significant year for environmental issues. ‘The David Attenborough Effect’ has already caused 53% of surveyed Brits and Americans to reduce their single-use plastic waste, London has been the stage for countless marches, and climate change activists as young as 16 are forcing a new, planet-first direction […]

Solid wood vs. chipboard kitchens: which should you choose?

Rockhouse Barn conversion Shaker Kitchen with built in angled under stair shelving cabinet

When you’re designing your new kitchen, the choice of materials is key. Here at Sustainable Kitchens we love to create furniture using only the best, ethically sourced sustainable materials, and our solid wood kitchens will last you a lifetime. There’s nothing quite like a beautiful kitchen cabinet crafted from solid wood. The warmth of the […]

The Natural Home: how to get the look

When it comes to decor, the natural look is a timeless classic. As we saw last week, interior designers are making sure it’s not just the look that’s natural, but the materials, too.  We were recently lucky enough to finish working on the eco-kitchen of Natasha Ginks from Renovate Green, and while we’re keeping the […]

Sustainable trend alert: from ceramic side-tables to lighting made from mushrooms

Quirky retro Shaker kitchen with bespoke Oak window planter

With sustainability becoming increasingly important in consumers’ buying habits, designers and design-led brands are taking their environmental impact more seriously than ever before. By incorporating new, ecologically-sound materials and recycling where they can, we’re seeing an abundance of sustainable alternatives coming onto the market. A report from Nielsen suggests that two-thirds of global consumers are […]