kitchen tips

Dezine Tip -Which Kitchen Counter or Bench Top to Choose?

What is the main thing you notice in someone’s kitchen?

The bench or counter top!

What influences your decision when choosing a kitchen counter top or bench top material?

Budget and look mostly.

The price for materials or products ranges from natural stone granite at the top end to laminate at the bottom end.

Like any product or material that you select in interior design, they have many varying properties that can sway your choice rather than simply by how much it will cost. Durability, colors available, longevity to name a few.

Find out more about the different properties of kitchen counter or bench tops


Dezine Tip of the Day – planning a kitchen

Dezine Tip of the Day – Kitchen Planning

Successful kitchen design requires good kitchen planning

To plan a kitchen we need to start with establishing the parameters within which we have to work within. It is important to take your time with this process as kitchens are one of the major costs in home renovating. So it is necessary to plan your kitchen correctly and methodically so that the process is straight forward and you know what your finished goal is, but if you start with the finished idea in your head and don’t plan it your costs won’t be controlled nor will the design process.
So it is vital to properly plan your kitchen design which includes the actual space, the uses of that space and the budget.
There are four stages to planning a kitchen.

Find out what the four stages to planning a kitchen are here

Written by Lee Brown