New Kitchen Design & Tips

Designing a new kitchen is a really exciting project. Your kitchen is one of the most utilised spaces in your home and it is increasingly used for everything – from cooking, eating, socialising and solving the world’s problems over breakfast!

There are a few important things to consider when you are embarking on the design process. Considering each of these will help you get a new kitchen that has been designed with your lifestyle in mind, that looks amazing, and is highly functional for everyday living.

The following things should be considered when designing a new kitchen:

1. Budget – unfortunately most people have a budget to stick to. If it’s tight then you need to prioritise what’s important.

2. Function – Sometimes function can get overlooked as people get carried away with design aesthetics. Consider what you want your new kitchen to do.

3. Layout – There are many different kitchen layouts to choose from depending on the size and layout of your home. Never forget the kitchen triangle.

4. Quality – Before you choose the cheaper brand in order to get the latest look, consider a better quality item that may not be as on trend.  Kitchens are expensive to replace, so stick with quality fittings.

5. Cabinetry – There are lots of different styles of cabinet doors and hardware. Take some time to do your research and find the style that fits the aesthetic of your home.

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We have been designing and building new kitchens in Melbourne for over 15 years. Find out more about our process and our new kitchens in Melbourne.  Contact us or visit us in our award winning kitchen showroom at 4/91 Canterbury Road, Kilsyth.

Browse our Articles Below on New Kitchens

For more information on new kitchen designs and terminology browse through our articles below.

Best Kitchen Pantry Designs

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.

Why Are Kitchen Island Bench Designs So Popular?

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.

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Kitchen Cabinets Colour Combination

Kitchen Cabinets Colour Combination

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.

The Best Kitchen Layout

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.

Kitchen Lighting Design

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.

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Kitchen Cabinet Makers – How To Get The Best New Kitchen Result

If you’re thinking about renovating your kitchen you’re probably pretty excited about it. The kitchen is the busiest room in your house and a social hub, so getting a brand new kitchen can be transformational for your lifestyle and the look of your home. That’s why finding the right kitchen cabinet makers to bring your ideas to life can be a little bit daunting.

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