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Turning this square room into an iconic kitchen design is not as difficult, or expensive as you might think. Any competent kitchen fitter will be able to arrange for the construction of a 700 x 700mm dummy wall for the corner, built with studwork and plaster board. Also lowering the ceiling height in line with the tall unit end panel to 2330mm high, so that the tall larder units can fit flush to the ceiling. The tricky bit is if you want the sink and wine chiller in the island, you will need to arrange for the drainage out, water in and electric supply…. Hard to imagine, I know!

No worries, our HD realistic renders leave nothing to the imagination, except perhaps the Birmingham City skyline-by-night. This design features the 22mm thick Otto, a Silk Matt finish slab door in Mid Grey with a Copper integrated handle rail which is fitted neatly into the cabinetry behind the door. The representation of high end appliances, decoration and good lighting really bring ideas to life.

The Oxide industrial style laminate slab doors, also from the Otto range are used for the tall units, a realistic and highly durable concrete effect with copper bar handles to finish. The main run of worktops are illustrated in 20mm Pearl Jasmine Silestone quartz and Egger 16mm square edge Light Grey Metal Rock worktop is used on the island.

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Make sure the ovens are switched off, and you turn the lights out before you leave!

Quintessentially English...

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Not for the faint hearted, removing the downstairs utility room entirely required installing a large RSJ to bridge the entire room in order to support the rest of the house. With the newly created open space, we are able to fit a comfortably sized feature island with a breakfast bar for two, top of the client’s wish list. A Jukebox was further down the list.

The gas meter in the original utility room had to be repositioned and is now located in a 600 Wall Unit directly above the Jack Daniels bottle. The washing machine and dishwasher are now integrated into the island, where the drainage and water supply are to be relocated. And the tumble dryer is housed in a unit near the far corner, and permanently ducted through the outside wall. Hard to imagine, I know!

Styled into a new era, the quintessential English in-frame Shaker is now ready to rock ‘n roll with the features modern living demands. Time spent during the planning stage of this project and getting the detail right, will pay huge dividends when it comes to the ordering and the installation of this beautifully crafted in-frame kitchen.

As you can see in this design proposal, we left nothing to the imagination. As a good representation of the finished result, decisions to proceed with the project can now be made with confidence. One thing is for sure, the saleability and increased value of the property will more than cover the costs…

I’m not sure what Jukebox the customer had in mind, but the Wurlitzer sure works for me.

Two into one goes twice...

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It’s a big decision whether to knock down that wall. Ultimately, individual family circumstances dictate if it should stay or if it should go. So, what are the benefits of turning the kitchen and dinning room into a kitchen diner? 

In this example, there was a door to the right leading into the hallway, just about where the Belfast sink is now, and a full wall separating the kitchen and dining room 85mm further along. The glazed door to the right was already in the dining room, which also leads into the hallway. Hard to imagine I know!

So before going to all the expense of knocking down that wall and installing a massive RSJ, iPlan realistic HD renders really did help this client to visualise the finished project without splashing the cash. We love bringing potential new projects to life.

Another important decision was to choose the colour scheme for the new kitchen. The client liked the idea of the two tone colour option, even more so after seeing these super renders. Timber worktops or quartz? What colour for the walls and what colour for the floor?

We’re pleased to say our realistic renders really did help the customer to make the right choices in the end. All we need to do now is pick some nice handles.

Contemporary Classic...

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In a village not too far from you, Madison arrived, turning heads along the way. She features a solid ash frame with flat, veneered ash centre panel and 3mm v-groove at the joints. A brushed finish gives a greater depth of grain. Available in 10 stock finishes, this setup is Illustrated in fashionable two-tone styling in Vintage Pink & Slate Blue, both from our extensive paint-to-order pallet.

Et Calacatta Gold quartz from Silestone with tall upstands and splashback create a great workspace experience. Egger 38mm square edge laminate worktops in Natural Halifax Oak have been used for the shelving with matching MFC panelling to add a splash of rustic charm. There’s no need to imagine…

iPlan Kitchens are specialist at achieving inspirational and creative design solutions and creating stunning visual concepts, whatever size or style of kitchen you are looking for. The average lead time for a new kitchen is about 3 weeks, paint-to-order kitchens about six weeks, so you will have to be patient. In the meantime, you can enjoy the “my new kitchen is coming soon pictures” – the realistic renders from iPlan 2 share.

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