If you are planning for a new kitchen, then no doubt your mind will be swimming with ideas; from the type of kitchen you want, to the flooring, tiles and accessories you will fill it with. With so many ideas, wants and needs, getting your thoughts down on paper can be a great way to communicate your vision to your kitchen planner, your installer and the rest of the family!
To help you get the most out of the planning process, we have come up with a step-by-step guide to preparing for a design consultation…
Grab a piece of paper and draw out the shape of your kitchen
Alternatively use the kitchen planner from the Jewson Kitchens’ brochure. Make a note of the length and width of your kitchen and mark these measurements on your layout.
Make a note on your plan of the location of fixed items such as windows, radiators and doorways as well as where utilities such as gas and water are.
Consider your current appliances
Will they be re-installed in your new kitchen? If so, measure them and make a note of their current location on your plan. If you are planning on new appliances, decide whether you want freestanding or integrated.
Decide on the kitchen style of your dreams
Browse the Jewson Kitchens’ website, brochure and showroom. Our wide range includes modern designs with high-gloss doors and drawers, a range of timeless shaker-style kitchens as well as charming traditional designs.
Select your worktop and handles
From natural light to task, ambient and accent, lighting is very important in creating the right mood for a room.
Lots of ideas? Why not create a mood board
Simply stick down images of things that inspire you, it could be a colour swatch, a sample of fabric, an image of your dream kitchen or a piece of art you love, include anything that gives a sense of the overall look, tone and feel you are trying to create.
Book a showroom appointment and one of our design consultants will work with the ideas and measurements you bring along to create a plan of how your new kitchen could look. As experts, our design consultants can help you to maximise the available space and make suggestions to ensure your new kitchen meets your practical needs, as well as looking great. Alternatively, a design consultant can visit you at home to take measurements and produce a 3D-plan.
Make a note of any questions you would like to ask, during an appointment it can be easy to forget things.
If you would like further advice or wish to discuss your kitchen project with a member of the Jewson Kitchens team, call 0800 197 6848 for help and advice.