Our Top Tips for Designing a Bespoke Kitchen

When it comes to the definition of a bespoke kitchen, it means that it has been built around the homeowner’s personal preferences working with specific elements of the property too. When opting for a truly bespoke kitchen you can create the perfect shape you have dreamt of, influencing every stage of the design process with the kitchen designer.

Below we look at our top tips for designing a bespoke kitchen.


First, write a wish list. You need to understand the importance of what needs to fit into your new space. Spend some time going through what’s in your current kitchen and get together a list of all the necessities that you want to be influenced in the new room.

When it comes down to the appliances think about the ones you currently have, as well as the ones you wish you had. Are you a coffee lover and a built-in coffee machine will help you on those busy mornings? Or are you a keen cook with a passion for trying out new recipes who would prefer a bigger oven?

Is your kitchen storage big enough? When it comes down to a bespoke design, every piece of furniture is designed and built to fit within the space. Don’t count the number of cupboards you currently have, imagine the room as a blank canvas and dream big.

Also, is there a certain time of the day when the kitchen becomes busy? Do all the family flock to the same area for breakfast? If this is the case this will help to manage the new layout and improve those busier family times.


When it comes to the planning of a bespoke kitchen, inspiration is everything. Recreate the looks and ideas from anything you’ve seen in real life, online, or in magazines. Get together a collection of glossy home magazines and follow accounts on Instagram and Pinterest.

This is a bespoke kitchen so it should be unique to you, anything is possible. There are many ways to inspire yourself with design from architecture to nature, to personal interests and travel. Having inspirations can make all the difference between having a kitchen that mirrors somebody else’s or a room that is completely unique to you.


When it comes to styling this is one of the exciting parts, you may feel like you are a child in a sweet shop. Choosing a bespoke kitchen is by no means a small financial investment, so choosing carefully will allow it to fit seamlessly within the rest of your home and make changes to it with yearly design trends.

Most clients choose a classic or traditional shaker kitchen with the cabinetry hand-painted in their choice of colour. We have seen many blues and greys throughout our projects with stunning hardware finishes and high-end appliances. Once the shaker style has been selected, you can then make decisions about the detailing, finish, and hardware.


When planning the layout and if you have an open-plan space, split the room into key zones where the different tasks will take place. Designing specific areas into the home for cooking, washing up, entertaining guests, or for the children to do their homework, means the room will function really well and have a specific purpose.

The ‘kitchen triangle’ is mostly incorporated into a kitchen to link the three main work areas of the fridge-freezer, sink, and oven.

In present times we have been working from home for numerous amount of months, so a dedicated space in the kitchen that can act as an office is ideal. Do there need to be extra power sources?

Have a clear understanding of the route family and friends take in the kitchen, which doors are used, and how people move within the room can help trigger ideas.

Contact us today to design and get the kitchen of your dreams – we look forward to hearing from you.

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