When renovating or installing a new kitchen you need to take into consideration the best kitchen pantry designs for your space. The right pantry should make food storage and preparation a breeze and be a fully functional feature of your kitchen.
Get your hands on the hottest kitchen design ideas 2019! We’ve sourced the latest looks from the biennial Eurocucina fair in Milan, as well as the predicted trends from Australian designers. Keep your finger on the pulse of what’s fresh and new for kitchen design ideas 2019.
One of the most important design decisions in new kitchen designs is the benchtop. Our Melbourne customers often request stone benchtops for its perceived durability and aesthetics. There are many advantages to selecting a stone benchtop for your new kitchen, however, not all stone is the same.
Versatile and oh so functional, it’s easy to see why kitchen islands are a must-have feature in open plan kitchens. The advantages to installing a kitchen island are many. It can be used for extra cooking and storage space, another workspace for homework/study; an eating space and more. Find out more about kitchen island bench designs so you can choose the best one for your kitchen remodel.
There are lots of exciting decisions to make when you design a new kitchen. When considering a new kitchen colour scheme, there’s no need to settle for standard white or off white cabinets anymore. Recent design trends allow a lot of freedom for you to be creative and use a combination of cabinet colours rather than a single colour, to create a beautiful statement kitchen. At Exact Cabinet Makers we’ve got some handy design tips to help achieve an awesome kitchen cabinets colour combination for your new kitchen.
Determining the best kitchen layout is one of the first tasks of redesigning a kitchen. The best layout for your new kitchen will depend upon the size and shape of your pre existing space, as well as working out which layout best fits your criteria for storage, traffic and functionality. Kitchen layouts in Australia usually centre around an open plan design that is compatible with our love for entertaining and cooking.
We are far more design-educated these days and people have a lot more confidence to create their own style. It’s little wonder that the ‘transitional style’ has become a thing, referring to a style which combines references and elements from previous design eras with new trends. Transitional style is simply the mixing of the old and the new to create a specific look that is coherent and beautiful.
When home owners begin designing a new kitchen, the lighting is often one of the last considerations, but as anyone who has worked in a badly lit kitchen will know, poorly designed kitchen lighting is frustrating, ugly and can also be dangerous. At Exact Cabinet Makers we know that good kitchen lighting design is always an important part of a great kitchen design.
Shaker style is based on the furniture making principles of the Shakers, who are famous for their quality craftsmanship, simple, elegant furniture design and little to no ornamentation. It is the five-piece cabinet door that is the iconic centre piece of a shaker style kitchen. This kitchen style never goes out of fashion and fits both traditional and contemporary homes. In fact, it’s the perfect transitional kitchen, for those who want the best of both worlds.
When you embark on any type of renovation, there is generally a period of learning about different carpentry terms and specifications. Even if you’re getting someone else to do most of the work, it will save time and potential misunderstandings if you can speak the same language when you are discussing kitchen designs with custom cabinet makers.