Origine single burner gas hob by Glem

This innovative single burner gas hob is designed by Marcello Cutino and made of Monolithic Ipergres. Glem Origine single burner gas hob represents a nomadic layout for those who wants fresh, less coordinated look. Monolithic Ipergres is a ceramic material produced by Laboratorio Pesaro. It offers superb structural performance and is suitable for large and very thin slabs. The glazed ceramic surface is also much more resistant to accidental bumps, scratches and corrosive substances than marble or granite. Available in 12 colours. Glem.

Built-in appliances from Glem
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Maytag Maxima washer and dryer

To power out stubborn stains year round – from the morning coffee to a peanut butter and jelly sandwich at lunch to salsa and nacho cheese at the office party – a washer needs to be up to the tough challenges. Maytag Maxima is the newest front-load laundry line that comes with Maytag Commercial Technology, offers increased capacity and features a PowerWash cycle providing extra cleaning action and a thorough rinse to fight a vast array of holiday stains.

The extra cleaning action loosens stains and ground-in dirt while an internal water heater … (read more)

Best iPad Stands for Cooking in the Kitchen

We thought we’d do a round-up of the iPad stands after a recent visit to the Apple Store and a few other places that caught our attention for use in the kitchen. If you’re using your iPad for recipes you’ll need a stand. Having it on the counter is just not an option with flour, spills, and having it slide around. The first stand we look at is this stable aluminum a-frame design from Griffin.

The Griffin A-Frame Tabletop Stand for iPad features a non-slip rubber cradle accommodating Griffin’s flexible and hard-shell cases … (read more)

Recycled tile backsplash by Fireclay Tile

Clay, glass and granite dust is the makeup of Debris Series recycled tile from Fireclay. The beautifully sustainable handmade ceramic tile backsplash can now be yours. And it is made in the U.S. In reflection to the growing awareness about the environment in which we live in today, Fireclay Tile continues to increase the sustainable materials and practices in their tile designs. The Debris Series Recycled Tile now contains over 62% recycled materials, creating one of the most beautiful, environmentally friendly ceramic products on the market. Its unique clay body contains more post-industrial and … (read more)

Monoblock and modular kitchens by Inoxpiù

Italian made monoblock and modular kitchens from Inoxpiù offer great flexibility and performance, giving the chance to choose the best solution for your exact needs. Besides modern modular kitchens, Inoxpiù also manufactures monoblock cooking tops. While the company main customers are some of the top restaurants world wide, these innovative coking appliances are finding their way in many affluent homes as well.

Qubica monoblock kitchen

With its pure forms, essential lines, carbon fiber panels and induction plates, Qubica is the new flexible monoblock kitchen by Inoxpiù. Perfect in every situation, from the … (read more)

Gorenje SmarTable – the coolest way to dine

Gorenje stylish and imaginative SmarTable might just be the coolest table in town. Not content with simply posing, the SmarTable has a personality all of its own and can perform its versatile tricks in hotels, conference rooms, reception areas, lounges, clubs as well as at home. You can choose the shape and size of the wholly convertible SmarTable from 14 precious materials, from solid granite to a selection of tinted glass or wood, and then watch it go to work in the company of professional colleagues or your family.

Gorenje SmarTable is set in … (read more)

Kitchen Design Basics

With so many choices in materials, appliances and accessories, sometimes it can be difficult to know where to start when choosing the components that make up your new kitchen.

A good designer should be able to point you in the right direction and sites such as this can give you some good hints, tips and ideas, but ultimately the choice of kitchen style is entirely up to you.

If you have any questions about kitchen design that are not covered in these pages then give us a call!


Obviously, planning is the … (read more)

Kitchen Costs

Your budget will normally dictate your choice of products but there are other considerations you need to take into account when working out how much your new kitchen is going to cost.

Prices vary quite a lot, so the figures given below are just a guideline and, as always, shopping around is the best bet.

But work out roughly how much money you want to spend and use this figure when talking to designers and contractors.

Below are some guidelines for establishing a realistic budget.

Budget Guidelines

First of all, if you limit your … (read more)