Happy New Year

Now that the Christmas festivities are over and we are a week into the New Year, we are starting to get back into the swing of things again. As Tim mentioned in the previous blog we have had a very busy 2010 and the demand for bespoke, tailor-made kitchens and freestanding furniture looks set to…

Painted Plate Rack

Painted Platerack Not everyone wants their plates on display but a handmade plate rack can be an efficient way of storing and displaying your crockery if you do. We have found that the standard way of designing a plate rack with bars at the front and back can limit the amount of crockery that can be stored…

Homes & Gardens Oct 2010

Amy and Andrew Lindsay in their West London home chose us to make their kitchen.  Homes and Gardens particularly liked the larder that we made for them. Crammed between a rather splendid Mark Wilkinson hidden larder and a Clive Christian ornate larder we are proud to have been featured. If you do not have the…

Homes and Gardens October 2010

We have had one of our kitchens featured in October’s Homes and Gardens Magazine on page 160.  They are doing a feature on Kitchen storage and liked the larder we made for Amy and Andrew Lindsay in West London.   Our kitchen is stuck between a Mark Wilkinson and Clive Christian kitchen.  Our style is…

Magnetic Door Catches

Above is a photo which shows how we incorporate our magnetic door catches into the design of our units. These are a more subtle alternative to our twin roller catches and are proving to be popular with our clients. With just a small, shaped, block of wood visible on the base and top of the…

Filtered and steaming water taps

We are seeing much more interest in the steaming / boiling water taps.  There are a number on the market now although we have not had experience of all of them yet. Grohe: Grohe Red – Hot tap and boiler in two sizes Blanco: Blancofiltra – Filtered water tap Carron Phoenix: Dante – Filtered water…

Thick solid oak shelf

Sometimes customers prefer not to have extraction over their cooker. We made this solid oak shelf to go up over their AGA. The metal bars are useful for holding the utensils and keeping them handy for cooking with. The shelf was used mainly ornamentally as a feature for the wall.