Episode 11 – Designing a Kitchen? How to Decide What’s Right For You

design kitchen planning Aug 17, 2023

Welcome to Season 2 of Renovation Ready – Focussed on the design decisions you need to make for your home, starting in the kitchen.

In this episode, you’ll learn the pros and cons of three big design decisions for this high-functioning and high cost area of your home that you want to get right:

→ Should you use marble on your benchtops – yes or no?

→ Open shelving versus cupboards – what are the pros and cons? 

→ Sink in the kitchen island – yes or no? 

Come learn what we have prioritised in our kitchens, and why. We share the advantages and disadvantages of each key design decision, and what you need to consider before specifying your space.

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We would like to acknowledge and pay our respects to the Arakwal people of the Bundjalung Nations, the traditional custodians of the land on which we live and work. We pay our respects to elders past, present and emerging.