Style it your way

A kitchen that’s not functional is no good to anyone, but that doesn’t mean it’s the only thing that matters. An attractive space that’s conducive to family life and conversation is just as important. So how do you achieve it? Well, the same style of kitchen could be used by different designers to create completely different looks simply through the addition of colour, accessories and extras. Take inspiration from this Lookbook.

Choosing just one colour for a kitchen can be a gamble, but with such a variety of shades to pick from, blue is a colour that is guaranteed to pay off.

ALNO Kitchens

Wooden kitchen by ALNO.

(left) Faux potted plant, £3.99, HomeSense; Vintage Denim 44 paint, from £29, Designers Guild; Umbra Ribbon wall clock, £39, Red Candy (right) TM Italia’s new Miuccia kitchen.

(above left) Faux potted plant, £3.99, HomeSense; Vintage Denim 44 paint, from £29, Designers Guild; Umbra Ribbon wall clock, £39, Red Candy (above right) TM Italia’s new Miuccia kitchen.

Rencraft kitchen

Rencraft use a lighter and a darker shade of blue to add depth to the look to great effect

John Lewis of Hungerford

(above left) For a retro theme, look to John Lewis of Hungerford and its bright colour-pop units for inspiration. (above right) Ripple pendant light, £145, Original BTC; Sea Green paint, £19.84 for 2.5 litres, Colours at B&Q; Artisan stand mixer, £449, Kitchen Aid;

This is just a taster, you can browse the full kitchen feature on pages 77-84, issue 108.

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