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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 From outdated infrastructure to space constraints, turning an ageing kitchen into a modern, functional, and aesthetically pleasing space requires thoughtful planning and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

The Transparent Approach: 6 Reasons to Share Your Kitchen Renovation Budget

Introduction: 🏠 Are you considering a refurbishment to transform your kitchen into a space that reflects your style and functionality needs? Choosing the right kitchen company is crucial to ensuring a successful project. One of the most important aspects of this collaboration is sharing your budget with the company. We understand why some clients would… read more

Cost Effective Kitchen Worktop Choices – Laminate vs Solid Wood

Some clients needing a new kitchen are, understandably, exploring ways to keep the costs down. One of the ways to do so is when choosing worktops. Cost effective kitchen worktop choices including laminate and solid wood alternatives, are making a comeback while still providing functionality and style. However, it’s important to consider both the advantages… read more

The Risks of Paying for Kitchen Renovations Upfront

Undertaking a kitchen refurbishment should be an exciting prospect that can enhance both the aesthetics and functionality of your home. However, it is crucial to approach this project with caution, especially when it comes to financial and contractual matters. One of the most important aspects to consider is how you handle payments to the kitchen… read more

Embrace the Bold: How Vibrant Colours are Changing Kitchen Design

When it comes to kitchen design, a new trend – the use of bold and vibrant colours – is on the rise. Gone are the days of neutral and safe tones being the only colour palette every customer wanted. Instead, homeowners are embracing the power of bold hues to create kitchens that make a striking… read more