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How to refresh your kitchen in 5 easy steps

The kitchen’s the heart of the home, so it’s time to show it some love. From displaying your best serveware to elevating those coffee breaks, ­­here are our top tips on refreshing your cooking space. (You’ll still have to take care of the washing up though.)

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1. Display your best bits

Whether you’re a low-key chef with a small collection of dishes, or an enthusiastic foodie with an obsession for ceramics, the best way to display your wares is with a wall-mounted storage unit. In acacia wood and black metal, our Annelie collection is made for industrial aficionados. More of a softie? Then you’ll love the pale putty colour of Isolde. The best thing about both options is that the sections are interchangeable, so you can adapt them to suit your needs. 

2. Invest in stylish serveware

Even the simplest of meals can be enhanced with beautiful serveware. Datcha’s hand-painted reactive glaze transports us straight to a Mediterranean beach bar, while this wooden serving tray from OYOY is the perfect way to immerse yourself in Japandi style. Looking for something even more luxe? You can’t beat a marble serving tray.

3. Elevate your brew

Whether you’re a coffee connoisseur or prefer a good cuppa, investing in some coffee and tea accessories will make every sip feel extra special. Kinto’s walnut brewer stand will bring a retro mood to your morning, while Barista & Co’s coffee press is a true classic. Time for afternoon tea? Check out the Theo teapot. Made from matte stoneware, it’s deep enough to serve up several cups. And check out that curved bamboo handle – so cool.

4. Opt for statement cookware

Gone are the days of stashing your pans in the back of the kitchen cupboard. With coloured casserole pots from the likes of Sambonet, we’re all about showing off. In yellow, blue and orange, they’ve got a non-stick surface and are dishwasher-friendly. Like getting creative in the kitchen? Then check out Kapka’s swirled enamel frying pan – it’s handcrafted by skilled artisans, making each one totally unique.

5. The finishing touch

The good news? You don’t need to break the bank when decorating your kitchen – small things can make a big difference. Case in point? These glass storage jars in light pink and amber – simply pop them on your worktop to make a subtle statement. Or try out some coloured tumblers in place of traditional glasses. They’re on-trend and refined, with a wallet-friendly price, too.

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