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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Why hand painting your kitchen produces a better finish

In our joinery workshop, it’s the human touch that sets us apart. At Sustainable Kitchens, we think that your kitchen deserves individual care and attention to detail – and that includes hand-finishing every unit to the highest standard. Choosing one of our kitchens means you’re choosing a perfectly hand painted kitchen to your exact specifications. […]

5 island units we love (and how we created them)

Pegboard Plywood Kitchen with movable island on industrial castors

The kitchen is the heart of your home. You’ll share dinners, parties and conversation with friends and family for years to come. You’ll laugh with friends over a glass of wine. You’ll cook up delicious meals. Your kitchen deserves a fitting centre piece, and that’s where your bespoke kitchen island comes in. Your kitchen island […]

Listen up, foodies: here are the home cooking trends to try in 2019

Now the indulgent festive season is winding down, it’s time to look ahead to more sustainable cooking practices. So what’s on the menu for 2019? We’re looking to Pinterest’s data trends to predict what everyone will be trying in their kitchen this year. Rise of the pegan Part paleo, part vegan: the pegan diet is […]

8 Kitchen Design Trends for 2019

Dark Green Shaker kitchen with kitchen Island including a bookeshelf and Carrera Marble island worktop and Perrin & Rowe Calisto C Spout tap finished in Polished Brass-30

Kitchen design is a living, evolving landscape of trends and sensibilities. As drastic changes rarely flash up overnight, interior aesthetics experts often look into the past to predict the coming year. With that in mind, here’s what to expect from kitchen design trends in 2019. Minimalism lives on As a stylistic phenomenon, minimalism is still […]