Entries by Jennifer Perry

Beating Brexit

What do you do if you’re a company that relies heavily on imports from Europe, and the Brexit negotiations leave you with uncertainty? We’ve heard lots of stories nationally, but how is it affecting businesses here in Warrington? JD Kitchens is an independent kitchen company based in Padgate. They specialise in designer German manufactured Schuller […]


When the chaps at Mackintosh said they were releasing a new range, we were excited, they promised colour and something a little bit different to the beauty of tradition that they are renowned for. They haven’t let us down. Beautiful lines, striking colours and quality that would make any homeowner proud. (Ask us for: Inset […]

Laundry day made easy!

It wasn’t long ago that all kitchen tech looked the same. Innovation seemed to pause when the washer/dryer came out. Now we’re seeing a whole new stream of gadgets and gismos designed to make your life easier. The chaps at Neff listened to their customers and their staff about what irritates them most at home, […]

Sleek and timeless kitchen revealed

The Brief This is the home of a busy couple with two young children with much loved, and very large dog! They’d inherited the dark and impractical builders’ kitchen, with limited workspace. And found it a challenge to move around the space together, particularly during busy mornings, when the dog is at its liveliest! They […]

Bottoms up

The Client Brief Choosing the flooring for your new kitchen probably isn’t the first thing you think about (most people go for worktops and units first). But when your customer is an Amtico flooring expert we knew it was going to be a bold design feature, and this really focussed our attention at the planning […]

How to create a light and bright kitchen

Maximising the light in your home is just one way to make it appear bigger and more welcoming. There are few ways you can do this, depending on your budget and the space you have to play with. For example adding reflective surfaces, silk paints and clever use of mirrors help to bounce the light […]

Tucking into Neff

Wow, last night was brilliant! Andrea, the home economist from Neff came over with bags full of food to prepare for our special guests. She popped little pastries filled with marinated tomatoes into the oven, along with garlic bread with pesto and chorizo – a lovely little canape to go with the cold white wine […]

Let JD Kitchens colour you happy!

‘COLOUR me happy there’s a sofa in here for two’; The surprised and delighted exclamation from the classic 90’s film Pretty Woman, starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere. The scene, a lift in a posh hotel. The subject : a sofa in a lift. Fast forward almost 30 years and she probably wouldn’t bat an […]

A kitchen without compromise

The Brief Mr and Mrs P had been looking at kitchens for a long time, but unable to find a designer who had found a solution to meet their various needs. They had three separate rooms, but wanted to open up the kitchen add a breakfast bar, and create a sociable area to cook in […]