Some designer kitchens transcend seasonal trends! Among traditional style kitchens, the popular 'shaker kitchen' is in a class of its own because it never goes out of fashion. These designer kitchens really do stand the test of time because they do not appear too traditional, nor too modern.
This shaker kitchen, from Kitchen Design Centre, was designed especially to create a traditional style with a twist: Rather than adhere to traditional themes, the designers deliberately combined a classical motif with modern / minimalist undertones.
From the outset, owners Diane and John Houghton wanted something simple and striking. Designer Suzanne said: "Although the Shaker Kitchen has an unmistakably traditional feel, it fits easily into a contemporary setting."
Located in Stockport, near Manchester, the kitchen's natural functionality, ordered in clean and spacious way, there is a definite calm atmosphere to the room.
There's also a Quooker boiling water tap, allowing for fast, efficient cooking and tea and coffee making.
with many modern designer kitchens, it includes a central island with
built-in appliances and seating area, doubling up as a dining and
The cabinetry, painted in stone and chalk shades, complements the leather black work surfaces perfectly.
Owner Diane said: "Guests are gobsmacked when they see the incredible transformation."
Thinking of creating one of these timeless designer kitchens? Here are few design concepts to bear in mind. It must have: