Tips For Designing A Truly Sociable Kitchen
They say that all the best parties take place in the kitchen, so it is no wonder that it has grown to be the heart of the family home! It is almost too hard to believe that initially, the kitchen was a room kept out of sight, used only for the cooking and the washing up. Read our top tips on how to design your kitchen to be as sociable as possible...
Kitchen Island Design Ideas
In most kitchens we design, handmake and install, the island is the centrepiece of the room, and is not only practical and versatile, but visually stunning and lovely to look at too. We have put together 10 of our favourite kitchen island designs and ideas to really make the most of all available space.
Floor-to-Ceiling Kitchen Cabinetry - Things To Consider
Traditionally, kitchens were made up of base cabinets and wall cabinets or freestanding pieces of furniture, usually with a separate walk-in pantry. In recent years however, design preferences have changed and evolved in kitchen design, and homeowners are now opting for floor-to-ceiling kitchen cabinets, maximising storage space.
A Classic Country Kitchen, With All The Benefits Of Modern Living
Located on the most wonderfully serene country lane in the heart of East Sussex, Mr & Mrs Carter's home really is one of a kind. A period property originally built in the 14th century, it holds so much incredible history, and has housed many families and even businesses over the hundreds of years.
The Blue Decolane Kitchen In Upminster
Something a little different to our usual style, we injected a little glamour into our handmade Decolane kitchen in Upminster, Essex. We shared this kitchen on our Instagram a couple of weeks ago and we got asked lots of questions about it; so we thought we would share a blog post of all details of this beautiful room.
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!'.
A Master Dressing Room & En Suite Transformation
A beautiful period property tucked away in the Tonbridge countryside, this family home has so much charm and character. With three children and a very busy working schedule, the homeowners commissioned Burlanes to transform a number of rooms in their home: the master dressing room & en-suite, family bathroom, guest bedroom & en-suite, their youngest son's bedroom and a utility room.
The Kitchen Larder
What would your dream kitchen larder look like? Would you design your larder with pull out vegetable drawers and spice racks, or would you simply want shelving and a big slab of cool marble? At Burlanes, we work with our clients every step of the way, to ensure we create their dream kitchen. Here are a few of our favourite larders we have designed and handmade. Which one is your favourite?
A Sophisticated & Chic Bedroom & En Suite With Incredible Sea Views
Sitting proud up on the hill overlooking the coastline in Hythe, this family home is simply stunning. Bought as a total renovation project including building and landscaping works, the house has been transformed into a beautiful sophisticated family home with so much charm and charisma.