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EXPERIENCE LONDON’S MOST INTERACTIVE LUXURY KITCHEN SHOWROOM

Friday, July 9, 2021 Design

EXPERIENCE LONDON’S MOST INTERACTIVE LUXURY KITCHEN SHOWROOM

Here at Life Kitchens, we’re known for crafting a rather unique, interactive journey when it comes to helping you design your dream kitchen – and our luxury, destination showroom is where it all begins.

TRENDING IN THE KITCHEN: HOMELY & RELAXED

TRENDING IN THE KITCHEN: HOMELY & RELAXED

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 Design

Discover the design influences behind the fifth and sixth final looks in our latest kitchen collection, as we chat to Life’s head of design, Graeme Smith. Enjoy HOMELY and RELAXED.

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TRENDING IN THE KITCHEN: VIVID & LUXE

TRENDING IN THE KITCHEN: VIVID & LUXE

Monday, May 17, 2021 Design

As we delve deeper into the third and fourth designs in our latest collection of six kitchen looks, we explore the inspiration behind them with our head of design, Graeme Smith. Meet VIVID and LUXE.

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TRENDING IN THE KITCHEN: SEAMLESS & STRUCTURED

TRENDING IN THE KITCHEN: SEAMLESS & STRUCTURED

Sunday, May 16, 2021 Design

At Life, we’re passionate about offering something for everyone; from the ultra-contemporary through to the timelessly classic, and everything in between. With this in mind, we caught up with our head of design, Graeme Smith, to discover the inspiration behind our six latest kitchen looks. Welcome to the first two looks in our collection – SEAMLESS and STRUCTURED.

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How to create your own luxury floral centrepiece

How to create your own luxury floral centrepiece

Monday, March 15, 2021 Lifestyle

Learn how to breathe life into your home this Spring, thanks to our masterclass in exquisite floral design, by luxury, London based, independent florist, Blume Studio.

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KITCHEN TRADITIONS – BRINGING US TOGETHER AGAIN

KITCHEN TRADITIONS – BRINGING US TOGETHER AGAIN

Friday, February 26, 2021 Design

At the core of great design is a common thread – people, and personal connections. Here we explore the traditions at the heart of kitchen design, which are rapidly resurfacing and helping us to create warmer, more inviting, multi functional kitchen spaces for the whole family to enjoy together.

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2021 Kitchen Trends – the latest design ideas with lasting style

2021 Kitchen Trends – the latest design ideas with lasting style

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 Design

2021 sees us firmly embracing home life now more than ever. With a greater demand for open-plan kitchen living, alongside a rise in design that promotes social gathering, homely, traditional values, and plenty of personality, we take a look at the key kitchen trends that this year has in store.

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Kitchen Features - The Beauty in Open and Glazed Display Shelving

Kitchen Features - The Beauty in Open and Glazed Display Shelving

Friday, December 11, 2020 Design

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

Celebrate Christmas in Your New Life Kitchen With a Fortnum and Mason Hamper on Us

Friday, November 27, 2020 News

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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Top Ten Tips to Keep Safe Whilst Having Your New Kitchen Installed in 2020

Top Ten Tips to Keep Safe Whilst Having Your New Kitchen Installed in 2020

Monday, November 2, 2020 News

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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How to Make the Most of a Kitchen Pantry

How to Make the Most of a Kitchen Pantry

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 Design

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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Dry Rose: The Latest Trend in Kitchen Colour

Dry Rose: The Latest Trend in Kitchen Colour

Friday, March 20, 2020 Design

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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Your Cooking Questions Answered by Masterchef's Sven-Hanson Britt

Your Cooking Questions Answered by Masterchef's Sven-Hanson Britt

Friday, March 13, 2020 Lifestyle

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

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

Friday, March 6, 2020 Lifestyle

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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Salted Caramel Banana Bread Recipe

Salted Caramel Banana Bread Recipe

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Lifestyle

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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Life in the Kitchen: An Interview with Pastry and Raw Vegan Chef, Lore Salas

Life in the Kitchen: An Interview with Pastry and Raw Vegan Chef, Lore Salas

Thursday, February 20, 2020 Lifestyle

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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Green Takes 2020 Colour of the Year

Green Takes 2020 Colour of the Year

Sunday, January 12, 2020 Design

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

Explore our latest real Life kitchens and the spaces we've brought to Life in our customers’ homes.

Our Case Studies

 

REAL LIFE KITCHENS - A characterful, social space for the Selig family

REAL LIFE KITCHENS - A characterful, social space for the Selig family

REAL LIFE KITCHENS - CONTEMPORARY CHARACTER FOR THE RUBINS

REAL LIFE KITCHENS - CONTEMPORARY CHARACTER FOR THE RUBINS

REAL LIFE KITCHENS - A FRESH, CONSERVATORY KITCHEN

REAL LIFE KITCHENS - A FRESH, CONSERVATORY KITCHEN

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Book a personal design appointment via our website or call 0203 972 0150, and let us help you explore Life in your kitchen. Or if you're not quite ready, you can still enjoy all the latest kitchen inspiration in our stunning brochure.