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The Pros and Cons of Different Types of Hobs and Ovens

At Nicholas Hythe Kitchen Design Studio, we aim to help you make informed decisions about your kitchen and its appliances. A recent article suggested that air fryers might replace traditional ovens, so we felt we should present the pros and cons of different types of hobs and ovens commonly found in UK households. Here, we’ll… read more

The Frustrations and Financial Pitfalls of Choosing the Wrong Kitchen Company

When choosing a company to help you undertake modifications to your home, finding the right retailer to trust can be a daunting challenge. This was recently demonstrated to us by Mr. A. Initially, he had reached out to us for a design and quote but ultimately decided to go with a competitor, possibly due to… read more

Nicholas Hythe Customer Experience – A Real Customer’s Thoughts

We invited one of our recent delighted clients to write a blog article for us about their Nicholas Hythe customer experience. And, below, is what they provided:’A Real Customer’s Thoughts on Nicholas Hythe Kitchen Design Studio’. We promise that the only way it’s been edited is to add the links to other articles and the… read more

Why are Fitted Kitchens so Expensive?

It’s the question we’re often asked: Why are Fitted Kitchens so Expensive? There is no denying it, having a new fitted kitchen designed and installed is expensive and the price tag often gives potential customers pause for thought. However, what seems like a hefty sum is the sum of various costs that ensure you get… read more

Asbestos Surveys in Kitchen Renovations: A Comprehensive Guide

As the director at Nicholas Hythe Kitchen Design Studio responsible for health & safety policy, risk assessment and safe working, it is my responsibility to concern myself with, and address, various concerns that impact homeowners undertaking renovation projects. It’s no accident that our core principle is ‘to make the refurbishment process as simple, efficient, SAFE… read more

How to Get a Stunning Fitted Kitchen on a Budget

Stretch Your Budget, Not Your Imagination: How to Get a Stunning Fitted Kitchen on a Budget As you’ll be only too aware, your kitchen is the beating heart of your home. It’s where you make that first cup of coffee in the morning, cook up family dinners, and where people naturally congregate. But creating your… read more

Embracing the Dark Side: The Rise and Allure of Moody Kitchen Designs

In the ever-evolving world of kitchen design, trends come and go, but some styles resonate deeply and persist. One such style that has caught the eyes of homeowners and interior designers alike is the adoption of dark and ‘moody’ kitchen designs. This design choice, once considered unconventional, has now emerged as a bold and unique… read more

Balancing Act: Weighing the Pros and Cons of Open Plan Kitchens

In the ever-evolving world of kitchen design, open plan kitchens have become a prominent trend in the past few years. Here at Nicholas Hythe Kitchens, we’ve embraced this movement, designing many, many open plan kitchens that perfectly align with different customers’ lifestyle needs. However, this popular style does not come without its share of advantages… read more

German vs. British Kitchens: A Comprehensive Guide to Making Your Choice

In the world of kitchen design, one choice often stands out prominently among our clients: the decision between choosing a German or British manufactured kitchen. As a seasoned designer at Nicholas Hythe Kitchen Design, I have worked closely with clients to understand the various reasons behind their choices. In this article, German vs. British Kitchens:… read more

Reviving the Charm: Designing a Modern Kitchen in an Older Home

Introduction If you’re lucky enough to own an older house, you will appreciate its character and charm, but creating your dream kitchen in such a space can present unique challenges. From outdated infrastructure to space constraints, turning an ageing kitchen into a modern, functional, and aesthetically pleasing space requires thoughtful planning and innovative solutions. In… read more