Kitchen. Monday , August 07th , 2017 - 09:04:57 AM
The owners of this north London property spent five years living in their house before they decided to update the kitchen. With two young children, they wanted to see how their needs would change before they committed to a big building project. One thing they were sure of was that the layout wasn’t right. The narrow kitchen was at the rear of the house and there was an open-plan living room, which led into a dark central dining area. ‘The space had become a dumping ground for toys and coats,’ say the couple.
Add a pale blue, keep the look simple with pale-blue units that inject a hint of colour. Grey worktops offer durability and practicality, while blending into the background and allowing the mint blue to grab the attention. White tiles and wall paint, plus the stainless-steel appliances, are similarly undemanding of the limelight, making this colour scheme beautiful in its simplicity.
o help them plan the new space, the pair found a local kitchen company. ‘Despite all the changes. our existing range cooker stayed in its original position, which really helped to save time and money,’ they say. ‘And to keep the look traditional, the builder lowered the chimney to conceal the cooker hood and ducting. It looks great, yet we have all the benefit of a modern kitchen.