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How to Create Your Dream Freestanding Kitchen

The popularity of freestanding kitchens is on the rise, a design trend that is inspiring those homeowners seeking elegance, flexibility, functionality, and comfort in their kitchens. The freestanding movement has gained momentum in recent years as more and more, customers are realising the potential of this versatile design approach that looks to incorporate timeless style and high-quality craftsmanship.

Embrace the versatility and timeless appeal

Freestanding kitchens offer a unique sense of versatility and classic aesthetic appeal. Unlike fitted kitchens, they provide the freedom to rearrange or add components according to your changing needs and design preferences. This flexibility allows you to create a kitchen that reflects your individuality and style. Whether you prefer a traditional farmhouse look or something more sleek and contemporary, freestanding kitchens provide the perfect canvas to bring your vision to life.

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Maximise storage with freestanding cabinets

One of the significant advantages of freestanding kitchens is the ample storage options they offer. From standalone freestanding cabinets and dressers to open shelving units and bespoke kitchen islands with a myriad of drawers and shelving options to suit the customer’s individual needs, freestanding kitchens provide a wide range of storage solutions. This allows you to maximise space while maintaining a stylish aesthetic. By carefully selecting and arranging freestanding cabinets and furniture, you can create a kitchen that not only meets your storage needs but also adds character to the space.

Discover the versatile kitchen island

A handcrafted freestanding kitchen island can be the multipurpose hub of a working kitchen. When used to its full potential, this versatile unit can be an area for food preparation, storage, cooking, dining and socialising. Indeed, the list of practical benefits that can be harnessed from a kitchen island is a long one. 

It’s not just the functional advantages available, either. Whatever the size and layout of your kitchen, the careful installation of an island can enrich the design, ambience and décor of your space.

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Prioritise quality craftsmanship and materials

Since lockdown, customers have been forced to re-evaluate what is important in their kitchen design. In a recent House & Gardens article, Serena Fokschaner writes that ‘suddenly those bashed out, open-plan spaces with their glacial finishes didn’t feel quite so appealing. Warmth, tactility – and a quiet nook to perch with your laptop – that is what more of us are craving.’ 

Craftsmanship and quality materials are essential elements to consider when creating your dream freestanding kitchen. Opting for handcrafted freestanding kitchen furniture made from high-quality materials ensures not only a flawless appearance but also durability and longevity. At Hugo & Blake, we take pride in our commitment to craftsmanship and use only the finest materials to create kitchens that are both beautiful, functional, and equally important, somewhere we want to spend time.

Consider customisation for a personal touch

Choosing a freestanding kitchen provides an opportunity for bespoke customisation, allowing you to personalise your space and make it truly your own. Whether it's choosing cabinet colours from the literal 1000s of paint options available or finding the perfect dresser handle from our extensive range, there’s a real opportunity to add personal touches to your kitchen with the sheer choice of finishes at your disposal. By embracing the freedom of design and tailoring every detail to your taste, a freestanding kitchen becomes a reflection of your style and personality.

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Make the most of the open-plan trend

The open plan concept has become increasingly popular in modern homes, and freestanding kitchens are a perfect fit for this design trend. By seamlessly integrating your freestanding kitchen with the surrounding living or dining area, you can create a cohesive and inviting space. This design approach fosters social interaction and provides a warm and welcoming atmosphere for gatherings and entertaining.

How can we help?

Creating your dream freestanding kitchen allows you to have a space that perfectly reflects your style, meets your functional needs, and stands the test of time. At Hugo & Blake, we specialise in handcrafted freestanding kitchens that embody the perfect blend of versatility, elegance, and functionality. Contact us today to discuss your vision and let our experienced design team guide you through the process of creating your dream kitchen space.

Posted on June 20th 2023

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