Kitchens

Plain English at Howe

A new collaboration between Plain English and Christopher Howe saw the launch last month of an exclusive new Plain English kitchen, designed by Katie Fontana especially for …

Series S- Balineum’s new collection of hand painted tiles

Decorative tiles have adorned bathrooms across Europe for centuries. From the ports of Amalfi to the villages of Portugal, artisan-painted tiles capture the essence of the Mediterranean. …

Plain English launch new website

Over the past twenty years, Plain English has earned a reputation for producing simple, elegant kitchens (and larders and laundries, sculleries and pantries) that stand the test …

Down at the deVOL cabin

Paul O’Leary, owner of deVOL Kitchens, took an ugly old 40ft trailer carcass and transformed it into a beautiful cabin that sits right by the river Soar …

Kitchen chic with Waterworks

Waterworks – the luxury bathroom brand from the USA – is launching its kitchen brand with over 200 pieces that give customers unrivalled choice. Selected products are …

deVOL Kitchens’ new Clerkenwell showroom

deVOL Kitchens have just opened a smart London showroom in Clerkenwell showing their lovely Shaker Range, a beautiful big Prep Table from their Classic English Range, and …

Martin Moore’s new Notting Hill showroom

Martin Moore were one of the very first handmade kitchen companies, and (still family-run), are celebrating their 40th anniversary in 2015. Their new London flagship showroom in …

Q&A with Katie Fontana of Plain English

Planning a kitchen presents one of the most daunting design challenges… Katie Fontana, Founder and Creative Director of Plain English & British Standard shares her secrets of …

Shepherd’s hut chic

British Standard by Plain English has transformed an old shepherd’s hut into a cosy cabin kitchen for its stand no. 1V12 at this year’s Ideal Home Show.

Plain English colour collection 2013

  Plain English Design have just launched a new collection of ‘colours for cupboards’ available exclusively to their clients. The palette of twelve colours, developed by interior …

The mudroom

This mudroom in Dale Saylor and Joe Williamson’s 1927 craftsman’s cottage in upstate New York doubles as a laundry room and is furnished with a four-foot-long soapstone …

British Standard cupboards

Just launched today at the Ideal Home Show, this is the ‘British Standard’ range of kitchen cupboards by Plain English. Described as ‘sensible cupboards at sensible prices, for …

Stainless steel kitchen

David Gill is a leading dealer in modernist furniture and contemporary design. The kitchen in his flat above his London gallery mixes stainless steel with 20th century design classics. Photographer: …

Designing a Kitchen

Decide how a kitchen is to be used and plan accordingly: as a laundry room, to watch TV, or as an area for children to do homework? …

Concrete Shelving

A large grey polished concrete shelving unit dominates one wall of the kitchen in this house in Sri Lanka. Photographer: James Fennell/The Interior Archive Architect: Geoffrey Bawa …

Stable-door kitchen

Shelves used to store wineglasses are mounted above a row of kitchen cupboards designed to resemble stable doors. Photographer: Fritz von der Schulenburg/The Interior Archive Designer: Mimmi …