Classic Cottage

Kitchen Studio Design Award 2020 Winner – Creative Small Space KitchenDesigner – Surita Nel – Kitchen Studio North ShoreClient Brief The kitchen was the last room in the lockwood home to be renovated. Wanting a classic style to suit the rest of the décor, this kitchen was lacking in style, storage, workspace and organization. After having difficulty cleaning beside the …

Bachelor A La Mode

Kitchen Studio Design Award 2020 Winner – Creative Excellence Highly Commended – Peoples ChoiceKitchen Studio ChristchurchClient Brief This young bachelor with a central city pad wanted to transform his apartment living into a super stylish pad to entertain and enjoy with his friends. Requirements: No compromises on style, it’s got to be WOW. Mood lighting compulsory. Bar unit to tie …

Balderdash – Not!

Kitchen Studio Design Award 2020 Winner – Best Kitchen Design Up To $25,000Designer – Li-Swan Lim – Kitchen Studio Hamilton Client Brief The clients wanted a kitchen that would take their breath away! It needed to incorporate the huge stove that they had fallen in love with. Better flow to the dining room and lounge was desired. The clients wanted …

Farmhouse Kitchen at its Finest

Kitchen Studio Design Award 2020 Highly Commended – First Time EntrantDesigner – Sophie McDougall-Wenn – Kitchen Studio Palmerston NorthClient Brief As soon as I meet these clients, I knew this kitchen would be all about those beautiful details and it absolutely is! The clients wanted a traditional country kitchen with a modern luxurious feel that will see them through for …

What a Girl Wants

Design by Tamsin Smith – Kitchen Studio Hastings New owners of a classic home in a central location. The prime requirement was to create an area that they could be proud to entertain in. Their cooking style is modern and incorporates simple dishes which require little prep – think smoothies, salads and organic choices. They enjoy good wine and hosting …

Design Fusion

Design by Surita Nel – Kitchen Studio North Shore This architecturally impressive home is surrounded by lush green countryside. The clients liked an array of design styles, including country, industrial & rustic kitchen design. However, no one style could represent the atmosphere they wanted present in their kitchen. Requirements: Design style fusion that represents the home, owners and surroundings. Modern …

The Good Life

Design by Liz Ensor – Kitchen Studio Hastings Incorporating the hall and having French doors to the outside, as suggested by the kitchen designer, were a eureka moment. Everything on the client’s kitchen wishlist could then be incorporated. Direct access to the garden allows this couple to truly live the `good life`. Hens are in the chook-house. Vegetables are washed …

Life changes

Design by Liz Ensor – Kitchen Studio Hastings The original Kitchen Studio kitchen was still in good nick. However, life had changed dramatically for this couple now they have a toddler to consider. The kitchen was in the back corner. Although it was only seven years old the clients realised it was not working for their new lifestyle. Having two …

A New Lease on Life

Design by Carol Winters – Kitchen Studio Hastings New owners of a turn of the century home centrally located to the city. The owners requirement was to give them space, space and storage! There wasn’t one thing that they liked about the existing kitchen and they wanted it gone! We needed to create a kitchen that would serve this older …