Portrait Kitchens Blog

Thoughts, Musings and Recent Project Updates

New Kitchen Showroom in Rye. Progress Updates.

The new Kitchen showroom in Rye, East Sussex is in full flow. Kitchen installation going well. Kitchen appliances installed tomorrow and final decoration shortly. All looking to good and will be finished soon, in the meantime feel free to pop in, if you wish to look...

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Kitchen Lighting Hints & Tips

With the kitchen increasingly being the key living area of a family home, lighting comes into its own to change the mood from a purely functional room to a sophisticated, relaxation space. It’s very important to get kitchen lighting right when creating your design....

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Kitchen Worktops – Concrete.

Over the last few days we have been looking into real concrete worktops for one of our clients and thought we would share what we came across. Pros and Cons of concrete worktops. We started looking into real concrete, cast on site, to make the island worktop. After...

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Kitchen Worktop guide.

We pride ourselves on our carefully chosen range of kitchen worktops as we strongly recommend careful consideration is given to the work surface, analysing all factors involved, including: the level of maintenance, practicalities and even hygiene (yes, it is a thing)....

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Which Kitchen sink should I buy …

Choosing the right kitchen sink is about practicalities and design. Important for washing hands, rinsing vegetables, cleaning up afterwards and so much more, it’s something you’ll use every day. You need to make sure that you’ve chosen the right type of material,...

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Modern Kitchen fitted in Tonbridge

This modern kitchen with classic colour scheme was installed for a client in Tonbridge. The light grey J-handle doors give a clean sleek look and the 'leather' finish steel grey granite give a contrast in both colour and texture. " We love our new kitchen, with the...

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Contemporary Kitchen fitted in Sevenoaks

One our favorite kitchens we completed in 2016 is this contemporary true handleless kitchen in Sevenoaks. Designing a striking 3 meter long 'sugar cube' like island. We used drawers finished in matt polar white, along with Silestone Zeus polished worktops, giving the...

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