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modern kitchen with high ceiling and 2 green pendant lights Smile Kitchens
October 2022
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With advice and style tips from the experts, we’ve rounded up the kitchen trends you need to know about

From the warm tones of statement flooring to contrasting dark-painted islands, these styles make for a more interesting kitchen. We also hear from the experts at Mowlem & Co, about open shelving making a comeback as well as natural woods from Sophie at King & Coats.

This beautiful bespoke dresser has room for a microwave, coffee machine, toaster, and tea and coffee paraphernalia, all of which can be hidden away behind the doors when not in use. Alexander Carrick of Corbridge

Handleless cabinets combine with a high-shine finish to create a sleek, modern space. Beautifully Bespoke, Wideopen

The dark-painted island in this kitchen contrasts beautifully with the grey cabinets. We love the bespoke open shelving above the sink. David Morgan, Burnopfield

Sophie from King & Coats says that natural woods are making a comeback, especially in kitchens. Wooden kitchen cabinets create a rustic but modern style that seamlessly pairs with light wood floors, marble or quartz worktops and mixed brass or nickel hardware. It adds warmth, interest, and texture into your home. King & Coats…

The dramatic diagonal cut of the breakfast bar legs adds to the luxe feel of this stunning kitchen. Court Homemakers, Stockton and Northallerton 

We love the way open shelving has been used to break up the space in this kitchen, which has plenty of gorgeous walnut features. Next125 at InHouse, Hexham

The warm tones of the statement flooring in this kitchen are carried through to the brassware, accessories and lighting, creating a cohesive look. Simply Bespoke, Cramlington

The two separate islands in this kitchen allow free movement across the room, without compromising on space for food prep, dining and socialising. Bespoke Interiors, Newcastle

According to the experts at Mowlem & Co, open shelving is making a comeback in contemporary kitchens. While open shelving has an enduring, practical appeal, it’s also found new life as an elegant, decorative feature, being used to display ornaments, glassware or cookbooks. Mowlem & Co, Jesmond

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