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Designing A Kent Kitchen – Ideas and Inspiration

April 14, 2021

Redesigning your Kent kitchen is an exciting opportunity to put your stamp on your home, creating an interior that’s personal to you that transforms the way you use and enjoy your space. However, when embarking on a big and expensive project, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed not only by the various decisions you’ll have to make about colours, worktops, furniture and accessories but also by the incredible variety of options available.

At Ruach Kitchens our designers are here to guide you at every step of the way, to help you make the right decisions to suit your lifestyle and your budget resulting in a spectacular kitchen that you’ll love for many years to come. However, before you get started on your new design, it’s a great idea to gather some inspiration to get a feel for the style of kitchen you’d like to create. To give you an insight into the talented minds of our wonderful designers and to help you find ideas for your new project, we’ve put together a collection of our favourite Kent kitchen case studies for you to explore.


Vibrant & Welcoming Sevenoaks Kitchen

The ever-enduring shaker kitchen is a popular choice with many of our clients and looking at this wonderfully bright and inviting Sevenoaks kitchen it’s not hard to see why. The classic shaker door design adds characterful detailing whilst also providing an understated enough canvas allowing you to introduce a colour that communicates your individual personality and style. The vivid dark teal blue chosen by our Sevenoaks client creates a lively atmosphere that’s the perfect backdrop for family life. White walls and work surfaces balance the colour scheme keeping the space feeling bright and airy.

However, there’s much more to designing your perfect Kent kitchen than simply choosing a door style and colour scheme! To really bring your vision to life and elevate your design, all the finishing touches will require meticulous attention to detail. In this Sevenoaks kitchen, chrome fittings seamlessly complement the freestanding stainless steel fridge freezer and charming range cooker. Bespoke shelves provide a quirky nook to store personal ornaments and glassware. Together these cleverly designed features add a stylish flair that brings a welcoming and laidback tone to the room.



Stylish Modern Orpington Kitchen

At the other end of the scale from our classic shaker style furniture, our modern handleless kitchens are ideal for creating a sleek, sophisticated and glamorous interior. Our Orpington clients envisaged a clean and stylish contemporary space but also wanted to add a touch of luxury in order to create a perfect setting for entertaining family and friends. An elegant and subtle grey colour palette paired with a distinctive gloss finish makes a superb choice. The fresh yet graceful grey tone brings depth to the space while the gloss surface gives a sleek deluxe edge that also helps reflect light throughout the room.

The glowing quality established by the gloss cabinets certainly creates a luxurious feel, but we have also included a host of other design features that help to elevate the space. Custom designed shelves situated above the wine cooler make a stunning spot for our clients to display glasses. Overhead cupboards built into a subtly textured surround and a custom peninsula are so much more than just ingenious storage solutions. Striking pendant lights accentuate the island dining table adding yet another stylish touch to our client’s Orpington kitchen. Attention to detail takes this elegant and understated interior to the next level.



Classic Meets Contemporary In This Bromley Kitchen

Flat-panel cabinetry strikes a wonderful balance between the seamless minimalism of a handleless design, and the classic character of a shaker style kitchen, and this beautiful Bromley interior captures this versatility perfectly. Scandinavian-inspired oak bar stools sit atop a charming traditional herringbone floor. These natural wood elements introduce a homely edge to the sleek cabinetry which demonstrates the wonderful flexibility of the flat-panel design.

The midnight blue colour scheme in this fantastic Bromley kitchen demands attention, looking truly outstanding paired with stylish brushed copper handles. Warm undertones in the blue hue again bring a softer more classic touch while contemporary pendant lights make an on-trend feature.

If you have the space, then you should undoubtedly consider including an island in your Kent kitchen design. As well as offering amazing extra storage and worktop space they can also bring an impressive presence to your interior. Our Bromley client loves using their kitchen island on a daily basis as well as for entertaining.



Luxurious Monochrome Croydon Kitchen

This exceptional Croydon kitchen undeniably epitomises style and sophistication. Subtle yet dramatic matt black handleless units provide an elegant background to an array of stunning design features. The extraordinary contemporary chandelier steals the show, drawing attention to the statement island and breakfast bar. A mirror splashback creates a stylish contrast against the matt cabinetry, adding a further, more understated touch of luxury.

Graceful natural wood accents bring a trendy Scandinavian vibe which paired with the delightful bespoke undercabinet alcoves introduce a more informal tone. This spectacular Croydon kitchen shows that not only can a black colour scheme look warm, inviting and luxurious, but that a simple initial concept can be completely transformed through well-considered design details.



If you’d like more inspiration for your new Kent kitchen project why not visit our fantastic Westerham showroom, our design team would be delighted to show you around and discuss your ideas. If you’d like to get in touch with us before your visit, or to find out more about how we can help transform your kitchen, please call us on 01959 561333 or email


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