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It’s often said the kitchen is the heart of the home – and we tend to agree. Here's all the inspiration, ideas and information you need to get started.

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Tiles have changed
Sad splashbacks and tired flooring are a bore – luckily, the wide variety of tiles available provides an easy solution. Interior designer Hamish Dodd looks at their design potential.
Tasty Thai noodles
Now that the Lunar New Year is here, we're celebrating Asian cultures and all they have to offer – starting with these mouth watering Thai noodles
Line of site
When introducing a modern extension to a traditional home there no reason why your design brilliancy shouldn't be enjoyed at a glance – right from the front door.
Throw your kettle away!
You don't need one any more. The InSinkErator Multitap system gives you instant access to both hot and cool, filtered water so you never have to wait for the kettle to boil again.
Green as the sea
How much do you care about our planet? No, really? Sustainability is a key architectural driver for the design of many new homes, including this house in a beachside suburb.
Want to know how to make the perfect iced coffee?
Given the hot temperatures we are having right now, a hot coffee may be the last thing you want to have. But what if it has lots of ice cubes in it?


Why it's important to work with a professional kitchen designer

A great kitchen with a stunning aesthetic and every practical need addressed doesn’t just fall into place. Using a highly respected designer ensures the best of everything, down to the finest detail.

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Quartz benchtops come in many colours and finishes and are resistant to stains and marks

Benchtops are the workhorses of a kitchen and often lead the aesthetic, too – created in an array of 31 beautiful colours, patterns and finishes, Smartstone engineered quartz surfaces offer a variety of options

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Why choose engineered stone?

Engineered stone is a composite material made of crushed stone – often marble – or quartz bound together by an adhesive. The result is an affordable highly durable surface.

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Style meets ergonomics – Salice from Fit offers a cabinetry hardware solution with a difference

Space is always at a premium in the kitchen – and so is a sense of style. The two come together neatly in the advanced Eclipse Pocket Door mechanisms by Salice.

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4 design styles for your splashback
As one of the most visible surfaces in your kitchen, splashbacks can seriously effect the space's design. These 4 splashbacks have a major impact on the overall look of their respective kitchens.
Beach house appeal has a modern twist
Contrast of stainless steel and Chestnut wood veneer for contemporary European style kitchen


Be bold with kitchen colours

It takes a skilled design hand and an adventurous client to go with a provocative cerulean blue kitchen – but these results speak for themselves.

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Big ideas for little spaces

A range of pull-out base cabinet, underbench storage solutions for your kitchen items, keeping your kitchen de-cluttered, organised and smooth running.

See the Vauth-Sagel underbench storage options on our website. 

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International winners
The selection of the TIDA international winners was the culmination of a series of awards for kitchens, bathrooms and homes held across 2017. In this final stage of judging, projects that had already ...


Volume 34 No 6
Discover great kitchen, home and bathroom design ideas in the latest issue of Trends.


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