Meet The Team: Sean O'Donnell - Burlanes Design Consultant
Sean O'Donnell has recently joined the Burlanes team as a Design Consultant, currently based in our Chelmsford showroom. Sean is one of the first people you will meet when planning a new kitchen, bathroom or living space in your new home.
Meet The Team
A Classic Burlanes Kitchen, Enjoyed By All The Family
With their children growing up, Mr & Mrs Hills in Southend-On-Sea decided it was time to give their much loved family kitchen a well deserved renovation, creating a space for all the family to use and enjoy.
Top Tips To Create A Comfortable & Productive Home Office Space
As flexible working increases in popularity in workplaces nationwide, the number of people working from home is on the rise. Statistics show that working from home increases productivity, and even benefits your health, but it is so important to have a home office space that is comfortable and practical, to ensure that your work day is as efficient as possible. We have put together 10 top tips to creating a comfortable, professional and productive home office space.
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Industrial, Nautical & Simply Beautiful Kitchen Design
Tucked away in a lovely little side street in Greenwich, this London townhouse is beautiful and elegant, and so unassuming from the exterior! When the homeowners purchased the property in 2016, it was divided into three separate flats and in desperate need of some TLC! Two years on, stepping through the immaculately painted charcoal front door was an absolute pleasure, and it is certainly one of those houses that make you say 'WOW!'.
Spring '19 Trend Insight: Tiles
When it comes to wall finishes and tiling for your kitchen or bathroom, the options may seem endless, and the thought of choosing just one that is perfect for the room can be somewhat overwhelming!
If you are in the process of re-designing your kitchen or bathroom, no doubt you will be considering tiles,we have teamed up with our friends at Ca'Pietra to share our trend predictions for tiles for 2019...
A Beautiful, Open Plan Traditional Kitchen
When Mr Reese, an Estate Agent in Sevenoaks Kent, visited a property in Underriver last year on a valuation appointment, he took an instant like to the house, despite its dated decor and needed maintenance works. Within 6 weeks, Mr & Mrs Reese had purchased the house, and began a 12 month renovation project with their two small children in tow...
Utilising Storage Space In A Cosy Home Office
Surrounded by box files and piles of paper, our clients commissioned Burlanes to help utilise the limited space in their cosy home office. An accountant and keen arts-and-crafts hobbyist, homeowner Mrs Tate spends the majority of her time in her home office, so needed a space that was not only beautiful, but practical and with lots of storage space too.
Handmade Freestanding Living Room Furniture
As well as beautiful handmade kitchens, bathrooms and bedroom furniture, we also design, create and install freestanding pieces of furniture for elsewhere in the home, and we were so delighted when the owners of this beautiful property in the Kent countryside, commissioned us for their living room furniture.
5 Reasons To Choose White Kitchen Cabinets
From experience, we have learned that choosing and agreeing on a paint colour for your new kitchen cabinets is not a simple task! It takes a lot of planning, comparing and researching to ensure your chosen colour is right for you and your home, and it is a decision that many of our clients change their mind about more than once!
An Industrial Style Bespoke Kitchen By Burlanes
As part of an entire home renovation of their 1920s town house in Chelmsford, Essex, Sophie and Chris Hoxton created their dream kitchen by adding a side return extension to the family home. Not only did this create more space, it also opened up the back of the house, allowing natural light to flood the room. Having relocated to Chelmsford from London, the couple wanted to bring a touch of their London lifestyle to their new kitchen, and commissioned Burlanes to transform the space.
Choosing A Kitchen Layout That Is Right For You
Originally a room for just cooking in, the kitchen has come a far cry from its initial purpose, and is now designed with so much more in mind. Depending on the size of the room and the available space, you may wish to combine your cooking area with your dining and living zones, or you may wish to separate each room entirely. Before finalising your kitchen design, it is important to research and get to know the most common kitchen layouts, and ensure you choose the right one for your space.
A Relaxed & Serene Bespoke Master Bedroom
Your bedroom is your private oasis to relax and unwind, and should be designed to be a serene, clutter free space. Burlanes were commissioned to design and create bespoke bedroom furniture and storage solutions for the homeowners of this family home in Sevenoaks, Kent.