2017 Kitchen Trends: Green tiled island | Blue Tea Inspiration
2017 Top Four Emerging Kitchen Trends

2017 kitchen trends brings with it some new and exciting concepts. We will see the revitalisation of some older ideas merged with fresh interpretations. We will be looking for a calm,…

Small Kitchen Design | louwerse de jong architects Netherlands | Blue Tea Kitchens
Big Ideas for Small Kitchen Spaces

With growing populations in big cities, it is no surprise that kitchen sizes are shrinking. However, designing your small kitchen spaee does not have to mean a limitation on options. Here…

Contemporary minimalist kitchen in timber
How To Design A Contemporary Kitchen

Sleek, simple and uncluttered; the contemporary kitchen offers a livable space for those of us who value high functionality with a minimal aesthetic. Advanced hardware, clean lines and a play…

a tiled kitchen island and concrete bench top
Kitchen Ideas For Queenslander Homes

Every Australian is familiar with the beautiful, charming and nostalgic Queenslander homes that fill Jacaranda-lined streets in our country’s sunny northern state. If you are considering purchasing a Queenslander home,…

concrete kitchen design
Concrete Kitchens

Concrete kitchens can be striking and timeless, and are a step away from traditional kitchen materials.  Concrete kitchens bring a sense of earthiness and minimalism and suit a variety of different…

Kitchen Trends 2014
Kitchen Trends 2014

This year is set to see kitchen design explode in Australia with new and creative ways of seeing the kitchen. With the property market booming, we are anticipating home renovations,…

Dark kitchen Inspiration 2013
Dark kitchen Inspiration 2013

Thinking of renovating and want to verge away from popular white kitchen cabinetry? Dark kitchens offer a great alternative to white cabinetry. Whilst colour trends come and go, neutral tones…

Top 5 Kitchen Gadgets for 2013
Top 5 Kitchen Gadgets for 2013

Get ready to check out our top 5 kitchen gadgets and appliances for 2013! Your socks are going to be knocked off by some serious cooking power tools. 1. Vitamix…

Kitchen Accessories
Colourful Kitchen Accessories

Would you like a brighter, more colourful kitchen but don’t want to commit to permanent significant changes? Colourful kitchen accessories are a cost effective way to brighten up any kitchen. Here is a palette of autumn…

Gold Kitchen
Gold Kitchen Love

Have you ever considered a gold kitchen? Interior spaces are becoming richer and more opulent. How about bringing that opulence into your kitchen space by experimenting with gold? You can…

Kitchen Trends
Kitchen Trends for 2013

What Are The Kitchen Design Trends for 2013? 2013 promises to be an exciting year for kitchen trends where experimentation with materials and design elements prevail. Look for designs to…

Rustic Kitchen Design
Rustic Kitchen Design

For those that crave texture and depth in their kitchen design, a rustic kitchen offers a dramatic contrast to the sleekness of modern kitchens. When designing your perfect rustic kitchen,…

Kitchen Table
Choosing A Kitchen Table

A kitchen table adds design flair to your new kitchen, and can give your kitchen depth and character. From rustic to extravagant and understated dining tables, find one to match your…

Kitchen Lighting Ideas
Kitchen Lighting Ideas

Kitchen lighting is not only functional and necessary, it can also create ambiance for a bold design statement. The correct lighting can make you feel calm and relaxed. Harsh lighting…

Galley Kitchen Designs
Galley Kitchen Designs

Galley kitchens provide a practical and easy floor plan layout. They are often the product of the existing architecture,  with an open corridor running between two parallel work surfaces. Galley…

Gense Cutlery
Gense Cutlery

Gense is a Scandinavian company of award-winning designers, one of Europe’s largest suppliers of cutlery. They lead the world in innovation, design and quality in cutlery design. What Is Gense?…

kitchen accessories
Top 10 Kitchen Accessories

Below is a list of the essential top ten accessories needed in the kitchen, based on practicality, functionality and design. From the quintessential wooden spoon, to the understated and funky…

cast iron cookware
The Benefits of Cast Iron Cookware

Cast iron cookware makes a fabulous choice for your kitchen pots and pans. They are the desired cookware of chef’s because of their even heat distribution and durability. If you…

Induction Cooktops, The Pros and Cons

Induction cooktops are becoming all the rage in a new kitchen. While many people are adopting induction cooktops into their kitchen designs, many people are also uncertain about all the…

Kitchen Trends
Kitchen Trends and Material Innovation

Kitchen trends encompass more than simply finding new ways to entertain the consumer. Trends identify underlying human needs and the desire to better humanity. European kitchen trends include the use…

French Kitchens
French Kitchens

French kitchens encompass warmth, elegance, opulence and appreciation for the art of cooking. Use the following tips to revamp your kitchen with French inspiration. Fairly French French culture takes time…

Black Kitchens
Black Kitchens

Sleek, contemporary and bold, black kitchens express a sense of drama and sophistication. Black is dominant, powerful, mysterious and conservative. Once considered a masculine colour, black conveys authority with style.…

Popular Kitchen Materials
Popular Kitchen Materials

Your kitchen is composed of several different materials, finishes and accessories. It will be beneficial to start thinking about the different materials involved in your kitchen before you start your…

Kitchens and Property Value

Are you looking at increasing your property’s value by adding a new kitchen? Adding a new kitchen is one of the most effective ways to increase your property’s value. However, in order…

Kitchen Hardware

Kitchen hardware is a pivotal, practical and outstanding feature of any new kitchen design. The brands leading innovation in Australia are Blum and Hettich. This article looks at the technology…

Country Kitchens
Country Kitchens

Country kitchens are warm, inviting and homely. They are a reminder of our past; of slowly cooked home meals and of family time spent around a dining table. Country kitchens are handcrafted,…

Kitchen benchtops
Kitchen Benchtops

Kitchen benchtops can be a striking design feature. Though aesthetically pleasing, it is also important that they be durable, hardwearing and waterproof. Popular bench-top materials for your new kitchen include Laminate,…

Colour Consultant
Colour Consultant

Whilst many of us take colour for granted, the truth is, colour greatly affects our emotions and feelings. Without colour, the world would be a dreary and bland place. The…

Kitchen Floors
Kitchen Floors

The kitchen floor is susceptible to a vigorous daily workout including high traffic, wear and tear, spills, scratches and sunlight. Consider the following materials for your kitchen floor: hardwood, bamboo,…

Kitchen Layouts
Kitchen Layouts

Kitchen layouts are classified by their floor plan shape that they make- a single wall, galley, L-shape, U-shape and kitchen island. Often your kitchen layout is guided by architectural boundaries…

Kitchen Islands
Kitchen Islands

Kitchen islands are a beneficial and practical addition to many new kitchen designs. They offer easily accessible storage solutions, open cooking and preparation spaces, and casual dining area’s. Whether your…

Modern Kitchens
Modern Kitchens

The modern kitchen is streamlined, practical and open with the avoidance of clutter and excessive decoration. It employs four key principles: less is more, symmetry, disguise, and bold, pioneering statements.…

White Kitchens
White Kitchens

White is beautiful in the kitchen, the problem with it’s popularity is that it can sometimes appear quite standard. Below are some images that aim to inspire your new kitchen…

Tile Splashbacks
Tile Splashbacks

Kitchen splashbacks are the icing on the cake of your new kitchen. Tile splashbacks add character and dimension to your new kitchen and come in many different shapes, sizes and…

Kitchen Colours
Kitchen Colours

Kitchen colours can be a fun and playful way to add personality to your new kitchen design. Here are a few kitchen idea’s to help you get creative with colours…

Kitchen Events

Kitchen and Bathroom industry events showcase the latest products and design innovations around the world. The most prestigious event for kitchens is Eurocucina which is held biannually in Italy, the next event…

Choosing A Kitchen Door
Choosing A Kitchen Door

The kitchen door gives your kitchen its character and personality. From sleek, modern and understated, to classic or French provincial style, your kitchen door makes the biggest statement in your…

The Average Price of a New Kitchen
The Average Price of a New Kitchen

Many people ask what a new kitchen will cost. It’s difficult to give an estimate without seeing the space and going through the client’s needs and desires. There is no…

European Kitchen
European Kitchen Designs

A detailed plan created and expressed freely is the theme of this award winning design for +ARTESIO kitchen concepts. The picture perfect design combines architectural ingenuity and functionality. All elements…

Kitchen Awards
Global Kitchen Awards 2011

This year’s international kitchen awards have featured classic, traditional kitchens in the USA and the UK. This contrasts to the trends we see currently in the European and Australian market…

Cleaning Products and our Health
Cleaning Products and our Health

Most of us underestimate how much environmental toxins affect our health. According to Professor Sly of the World Health Organisation, environmental toxins account for 25% of the burden of disease.…

green-kitchens
How To Make Your Kitchen Green

Are you interested in living a healthier lifestyle, with better indoor air quality? Here are some things you can do to support wholesome environmental consciousness whilst designing—and using—your  new kitchen.…

Kitchen Sink
Choosing A Kitchen Sink

Your sink provides a practical and stylish touch, and serves as an essential feature of your new kitchen. With so many models available, you might have trouble knowing how to…

How To Survive Your Renovation

Planning your new kitchen is an exciting event. However the thought of the actual work may not fill you with that same excitement. In any type of renovation, you can…