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The Art of Great Kitchen Design: Setting Designers Apart

As a kitchen designer at Nicholas Hythe Kitchens, I take immense pride in our unique approach. Great kitchen design is a blend or art and science, and not just about where cabinets, appliances and plumbing best fit, can be squeezed in or suits the designer. In this article, ‘The Art of Great Kitchen Design: What… read more

New Kitchen Planning: The Importance of a Thorough Survey

When it comes to designing your dream kitchen, the journey often starts with a vision—an idea of what you want your new fitted kitchen to look like. But transforming that vision into reality requires meticulous planning and an attentive ear to your unique needs. This highlights the importance of a thorough survey when planning your… read more

Why are Fitted Kitchens so Expensive?

It’s the question we’re often asked: Why are Fitted Kitchens so Expensive? There is no denying it, having a new fitted kitchen designed and installed is expensive and the price tag often gives potential customers pause for thought. However, what seems like a hefty sum is the sum of various costs that ensure you get… read more

Asbestos Surveys in Kitchen Renovations: A Comprehensive Guide

As the director at Nicholas Hythe Kitchen Design Studio responsible for health & safety policy, risk assessment and safe working, it is my responsibility to concern myself with, and address, various concerns that impact homeowners undertaking renovation projects. It’s no accident that our core principle is ‘to make the refurbishment process as simple, efficient, SAFE… read more

How to Get a Stunning Fitted Kitchen on a Budget

Stretch Your Budget, Not Your Imagination: How to Get a Stunning Fitted Kitchen on a Budget As you’ll be only too aware, your kitchen is the beating heart of your home. It’s where you make that first cup of coffee in the morning, cook up family dinners, and where people naturally congregate. But creating your… read more

Embracing the Dark Side: The Rise and Allure of Moody Kitchen Designs

In the ever-evolving world of kitchen design, trends come and go, but some styles resonate deeply and persist. One such style that has caught the eyes of homeowners and interior designers alike is the adoption of dark and ‘moody’ kitchen designs. This design choice, once considered unconventional, has now emerged as a bold and unique… read more

Balancing Act: Weighing the Pros and Cons of Open Plan Kitchens

In the ever-evolving world of kitchen design, open plan kitchens have become a prominent trend in the past few years. Here at Nicholas Hythe Kitchens, we’ve embraced this movement, designing many, many open plan kitchens that perfectly align with different customers’ lifestyle needs. However, this popular style does not come without its share of advantages… read more

German vs. British Kitchens: A Comprehensive Guide to Making Your Choice

In the world of kitchen design, one choice often stands out prominently among our clients: the decision between choosing a German or British manufactured kitchen. As a seasoned designer at Nicholas Hythe Kitchen Design, I have worked closely with clients to understand the various reasons behind their choices. In this article, German vs. British Kitchens:… read more

A Day in the Life of our Kitchen Installation Project Managers

At Nicholas Hythe, we understand that renovating your kitchen, utility, or home office can be a daunting task. As Cambridgeshire’s only Trading Standards approved kitchen designers and installers, we are committed to making the process as simple, efficient, safe, and stress-free as possible for our clients seeking to improve their family’s home. Where clients have… read more

Reviving the Charm: Designing a Modern Kitchen in an Older Home

Introduction If you’re lucky enough to own an older house, you will appreciate its character and charm, but creating your dream kitchen in such a space can present unique challenges. From outdated infrastructure to space constraints, turning an ageing kitchen into a modern, functional, and aesthetically pleasing space requires thoughtful planning and innovative solutions. In… read more