Brass and copper worktops: pros and cons

White Shaker Kitchen with tall cabinets and brass splashback

When it comes to worktops, some of our most show-stopping kitchen designs are the White Shaker with Brass Worktop and the Antiqued Brass Contemporary Kitchen. As with a lot of statement designs, there are certain considerations to take into account when choosing which worktop you’d like in your kitchen. With metal being such a popular […]

The Truth about Eco Friendly Paints

Petrochemicals? VOCs? Solvents? It’s enough to make your head spin. Here’s the truth about eco-friendly paints: it’s complicated. With that in mind, we’ve done our research so you don’t have to! We’ve looked around to get to the truth: can paint ever be eco-friendly? What’s the criteria? And just what do all of the ingredients […]

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 […]

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. […]

Caesarstone Engineered Quartz – The Concrete Series

Worktops can be the finishing touch to a kitchen and while they were once seen as a practical surface to prepare food on they now provide an opportunity to showcase technological and design innovations and can be the talking point of a kitchen. We’re always on the look out for new and innovative products to […]

Concreto Worktops

Contemporary grey industrial kitchen with white metro tile splashback

Introducing the Concreto range from Arenastone We have seen a huge rise in interest in the super stylish, Concreto range of engineered quartz worktops. These beautiful materials are extremely versatile, non-porous and low maintenance – perfect for coping with the demands of everyday family life. Concreto worktops offer the appearance of concrete, without the everyday […]

Stainless Steel Worktops: Pros & Cons


We are in the middle of the big industrial revival in kitchen design and aesthetic. Materials are one of the most important consideration when trying to achieve this on trend look. You want it to look fun and quirky without having to commit to this aesthetic in every aspect of your kitchen. A great way to […]

Concrete Alternative

Concrete is the trendiest material at the moment. From worktops to flooring everyone wants concrete! We constantly get queries about concrete worktops whether we can supply them on their own (we can’t) or if we can fix them (sadly, no). We point people in the direction of our blog where we tested concrete with different liquids […]

Our Drawers

What We Do Our drawers are unique to us and a craft within their own right. We believe in making things with the highest level of craftsmanship, doing so to ensure the life and style of each product will easily last the test of time. Let us talk you through the qualities our drawers have […]

Understanding Kitchen Cabinetry


Understanding the materials that make up your kitchen cabinetry is a desired first step when choosing a kitchen that will inevitably be your household companion for a long time. At Sustainable Kitchens we have two important demands: our choice must be sustainable (of course), but also, with great importance, it must be strong. The strong, […]