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Kitchen Features - The beauty in open and glazed display shelving

Whether you prefer an open design, or are drawn to the refined, partially concealed look of a glazed display cabinet, shelving offers you the opportunity to introduce accessories that piece together your ideal kitchen atmosphere- creating a truly original, tailored space.

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Celebrate Christmas in your new Life kitchen with a Fortnum and Mason hamper on us

For all Life Kitchen orders placed before Tuesday 15th December, you'll receive a sumptuous Fortnum and Mason Christmas hamper as a special thank you for choosing Life.

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SHOWROOM UPDATE: WE'RE NOW OPEN FOR WALK-IN VISITS

We are delighted to announce that we will now be reopening our Waterloo Showroom on a walk-in basis from Saturday 12th September.

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Real life kitchens - Creating a vibrant space for Mr & Mrs Backhouse

Mr & Mrs Backhouse were looking for a fun and vibrant space to entertain and socialise in their East London home.  We interviewed Life expert designer, Daniela, to discuss the project...

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Top ten tips to keep safe whilst having your new kitchen installed in 2020

As we find ourselves living a 'new normal' and exciting renovation projects that were on hold at the beginning of the year can now recommence, we're sharing some guidelines to follow so that your home is the perfect environment for working safely and effectively during this time.

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Real life kitchens - Tailored for Mrs Cano Cortes

Mrs Cano Cortes was looking for a bright and modern kitchen to reflect the personality of her Notting Hill flat and her upbeat family life. We interviewed Life expert designer, Daniela, to discuss the project...

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Showroom Update: By Appointment Only

We are delighted to announce we will be reopening our Waterloo Showroom on Monday 8th June, on a strict appointment only basis.

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Dry Rose: the latest trend in kitchen colour

Blush pink is the colour of the moment in kitchen design, so we're taking a look at some of our recent customers' beautiful Dry Rose kitchens and how they've been styled, to provide you with inspiration if you're 'thinking pink' for your upcoming kitchen renovation...

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Real Life Kitchens - Mr & Mrs Hodgson's bright, modern space

When Mr & Mrs Hodgson moved in to their new quaint cottage, they wanted to renovate the kitchen to put their own stamp on the space, making it the heart of the home. We interviewed Life expert designer, Daniela, to discuss the project...

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Your cooking questions answered by MasterChef's Sven-Hanson Britt

Over on Instagram, we gave you the chance to ask Miele Ambassador and MasterChef's own Sven-Hanson Britt your cooking and baking questions. From 'How to make the perfect gravy?' to 'What's the secret to making a light and fluffy sponge cake?'- we received a selection of great questions, and Sven has delivered his expert answers!

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Real Life Kitchens - Designing Caroline's bold kitchen

When Caroline bought her beautiful Westminster flat, she was looking for a sleek new kitchen design to replace the dated space she'd inherited. We interviewed Life expert designer, Daniela, to discuss the project...

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Cooking in the kitchen with Lore Salas; Olive Oil and Lemon Breakfast Cake

Lore Salas, professional pastry and raw vegan chef shares the delicious plant-based recipe for her specialty Olive Oil and Lemon Breakfast cake- the perfect way to start a day for those with a sweet tooth!

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Life in the kitchen: An interview with Pastry and Raw Vegan Chef, Lore Salas

We interview professional raw vegan chef, Lore Salas, as she launches her brand-new online cookery school, filmed in our Life Kitchens showroom.

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Real Life Kitchens - creating Liza's colourful space

In the vibrant, fast-paced heart of London, Liza Wotsmann and her partner were looking for a fun, characterful design to bring life to their kitchen. We interviewed Life expert designer, Daniela, to discuss the project...

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Salted caramel banana bread recipe

This warming recipe combines the fruity flavour of banana with the gooey indulgence of salted caramel to create the perfect winter treat.

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Pantone's Colour of the Year 2020- Bringing blue to the kitchen

As Pantone have announced their Colour of the Year for 2020 as 'Classic Blue,' we're sharing our thoughts and appreciation for the blues in our own Life Kitchens colour palette.

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How to make the most of a kitchen pantry

As one of the most requested kitchen features, the traditional pantry is a trend that doesn't seem to be fading anytime soon- and it's easy to see why! If you're looking to introduce one of these beautiful statement pieces into your kitchen, we're sharing our top tips for getting the most out of your pantry design, in terms of both practicality and aesthetics.

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Green takes 2020 colour of the year

Each Autumn, the UK’s leading wallpaper and paint specialists pledge their trend predictions for the upcoming year, with Green set to take the spotlight for 2020!

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Real Life Kitchens- Tailored for Shadi Halliwell

As Chief Marketing Officer for Three UK, Shadi Halliwell needed a kitchen that not only suited her hectic lifestyle, but also provided a space with the 'wow' factor to relax at the end of the day.

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Cooking in the kitchen with Miele; Stuffed Pumpkin

A perfect vegetarian option from Miele, that will wow your guests this Halloween!

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Things to do in London this Christmas

We're listing some of our favourite festive goings-on in London to provide you with all the inspiration you need for visiting the capital this Winter. And, if you're heading in our direction, you could always stop-by to pay our showroom a visit!

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Meet the Team; Introducing Jennifer

In this months' 'Meet the Team series', we're introducing you to another member of our Design team, Jennifer Todd.

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Introducing Life Professional

Calling all architects, builders, interior designers and professional housing developers- did you know that we can design, manufacture, supply and install kitchens for your projects too?

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How to maximise the footprint of a small kitchen

We know that sometimes space can be limited in the kitchen, however, small can be just as beautiful (and practical) if designed right. That's why, we're sharing our top tips for maximising a smaller kitchen footprint, so you don't have to compromise on style, no matter the size of your space.

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Cooking in the kitchen with Miele; Yorkshire Puddings

Golden and crisp, this recipe for traditional Yorkshire puddings from Miele ensure's the perfect rise!

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Meet the Team; Introducing Oli

To celebrate Life Kitchens first birthday, we're introducing you to our Director and Founder, Oli Stephenson.

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How to measure your kitchen

It's easy to get swept up in the excitement of creating your new kitchen, but, to give yourself a little head-start, it's best to come fully prepared to your design consultation with room measurements.

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Five ways to create a sleek seamless design in your kitchen

Whether you live in a compact apartment, or a house full of character, a sleek and contemporary kitchen design can work wonderfully in any surroundings. Here, one of our designers, Daniela Condo, takes you through her top tips on creating this effortlessly modern, clean-cut design, to inspire your next kitchen renovation.

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Banish clutter in your kitchen with these clever storage solutions

Providing a place for cooking, dining, working and socialising, the kitchen seems to have overtaken the living room as the new heart of the home. In this Journal entry, we explore the different types of storage available, to help you create your perfect kitchen.

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Enjoy a cup of Life

Tea is comforting and versatile; and curiously central to who we are. No wonder we call tea the 'cup of life'. In this Journal entry, we explore the different types of tea's around the world and take a closer look into what makes it the nation's favourite go-to drink!

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Meet the Team; Introducing Daniela

In a matter of weeks, Life Kitchens will celebrate its first birthday! To celebrate, over the next few months we'll be giving you a little insight into the team that work so hard behind the scenes to turn your kitchen dreams into reality.

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Three ways to create ambiance using lighting in your kitchen

Lighting is an integral element in kitchen design and gone are the days where kitchen lighting was chosen simply for its functionality. Follow our handy guide on all-things kitchen lighting to find the best option for you and your new kitchen.

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Instagram; Kitchen Q&A

Last week, we invited you to ask our designers, Daniela and James, your kitchen questions. Today, we've answered the most popular requests, to help you on your way to creating that dream design!

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