It is no surprise then, that when people are looking at houses to buy, the kitchen is one of the most important rooms for them.
A kitchen can tell you everything about the people who inhabit the property. Whether they like to cook, like to entertain, enjoy having children around, enjoy gadgets, are minimalist or enjoy having their things around them, the list goes on…
Whatever kind of home that you are trying to build, your kitchen is central to what you are trying to achieve.
Why have a Bespoke Kitchen?Your home is your home. It is a little part of you. So, if you are trying to stamp your identity on the building that you call your home, you can’t get a mass-produced kitchen. Even if you see a kitchen with elements that you admire, it is unlikely that you will like all of it and it almost certainly won’t capture the essence of who you really are.
Regardless of whether you like a traditional style kitchen with a modern twist or a minimalist kitchen that has been specifically designed to meet your family’s needs, everybody likes different things, has different needs and has different ideas about what they want out of a kitchen. A bespoke kitchen can be designed to satisfy all of your wants and needs, in a stylish and personal way.
Your Kitchen as part of your HomeThere isn’t much out there that is a more accurate reflection of who we are than our homes, but it is also important that the kitchen fits in perfectly with the identity of the building itself. That doesn’t mean, however, that you don’t have room for creativity.
If you have a London period property, for example, a bespoke kitchen will allow you to keep those period features which you love, whilst also making it modern, easy to use, and a hub for the whole family. You can hide away modern appliances so not to take away from the period look of the kitchen and use modern techniques to disguise them if you want a traditional, period looking kitchen.
If you have a small Victorian terraced house like those that we see often in London, where there is less space, a bespoke kitchen can help to utilise every square inch of space, using ingenious ideas to get the most out of your kitchen.
When Space is of the EssenceAs property prices rise, space is becoming increasingly limited in our homes. This means that multi-functional spaces increasingly sought after. A bespoke kitchen is the ideal way to make your kitchen space as effective as possible.
Once that you have worked out what you want out of your kitchen you can speak to a bespoke kitchen designer to work out how to get it in a functional way. It might be that you want to be able to have a space for the children to play, which can become an adult dining area in the evenings, or maybe you want a kitchen which is perfect for a quick weeknight meal for you and your partner, but want to be able to open up for entertaining friends at weekends.
By having a flexible space, you can get the most out of your kitchen, being able to enjoy it in any situation, and enhancing your enjoyment of your home.
Another characteristic of older properties is that they are often full of nooks and crannies. Whilst these cubby holes and slanted ceilings are great for adding character (and a good old game of hide and seek) it can be difficult to use these spaces constructively. A bespoke kitchen design will be able to incorporate these areas to give you the most effective use for the space that you have – without taking away from that character.
The design of your kitchen can be instrumental in enhancing both the look of your property, and your enjoyment of it.
A bespoke kitchen enables you to get the flexibility to be able to change your kitchen space to whatever you want it to be at the time, deal with some of the quirks of your property in a constructive and stylish way and keep your kitchen in fitting with the rest of your home whilst making it easy to use.