Cramped and poorly organised, the clients’ previous kitchen was dated, with a colour scheme that made the room seem dark and uninviting. The brief for their new kitchen was to redesign the layout and improve functionality, incorporating a peninsular to subtly distinguish between the food preparation and social areas. They chose the classic Fitzroy Shaker door, in an almond-painted finish, which has instantly made the space feel lighter and fresh, with warmth added with the oak worktops.
A great way to help define working areas is to use two worktop materials, in this design the timber softens the divide by wrapping it around the peninsular. The kitchen has a lovely setting, benefiting from the natural light flooding through the glazed doors which open out to the garden bringing the outside in.