5 things to consider when you’re building a Kitchen

By A-Plan Kitchens | November 23, 2015

A lot of time, effort and planning goes into building a kitchen, and the big decisions need to be made before you start building, not during or after! We’ve come up with some of the most important things to think about when you’re planning your ideal kitchen. 1) Importance Just how important is your kitchen […]

Racing carnival food delights to make in your kitchen

By A-Plan Kitchens | November 3, 2015

We’re well into the swing of spring now, and with the warmer weather comes the Spring Racing Carnival. Aussies love any excuse for a party, so along with the fashion and fillies, there’s bound to be plenty of delicious, gourmet food. Whether you’re taking a picnic to the races or hosting a race day lunch […]

How different finishes can change the look of your Kitchen

By A-Plan Kitchens | October 26, 2015

The best designed kitchens always have the perfect finishes for a complete look. Find out how different kitchen finishes can change the look of your kitchen. Deciding on the right finishes can be one of the most challenging parts of planning a new kitchen. Whilst there are no set rules when it comes to choosing […]

Top tips for hosting a fabulous dinner party

By A-Plan Kitchens | October 14, 2015

With the party season and summer holidays just around the corner, now is the perfect time to think about hosting a fabulous dinner party that will knock your guests’ socks off. With the party season and summer holidays just around the corner, now is the perfect time to think about hosting a fabulous dinner party […]

Dinner for 55?

By A-Plan Kitchens | October 20, 2014

Designing a kitchen to enable up to 55 hungry skiers to prepare, cook and eat their meals every morning and night is a real challenge…but A-Plan Kitchens was up for it! The Thredbo Farm Ski Lodge was founded in the 1980’s to provide comfortable accommodation at the ski-fields for members and their families for a […]

City Kitchen – Country Feel

By A-Plan Kitchens | August 4, 2014

A spacious country style kitchen in the midst of bustling, inner suburban Sydney. When the owners of this charming, Victorian terrace were considering a downsize from their large family home on Sydney’s leafy north shore, the need for space and a garden were prerequisites. In response to this brief, A-Plan Kitchens designed a large open […]

Eurocucina 2014 trends

By A-Plan Kitchens | June 26, 2014

The broad trends in kitchen design on display at Eurocucina will inevitably be reflected in the rest of the world in the coming year or two. For this reason, it’s important to highlight the kitchen trends on show. Some of these are already being seen in the Australian market but can be expected to be […]

Eurocucina 2014 – Timber is back!

By A-Plan Kitchens | June 26, 2014

Timber has always been a popular material for use in kitchens because of its warmth and richness as well as its variety and texture. However, the scarcity of natural timbers has made it increasingly expensive to use and in recent years, global tastes have swung towards smooth, painted finishes. Well, the kitchens on show at […]

Eurocucina 2014 – Function gets fashion

By A-Plan Kitchens | June 26, 2014

We all love kitchen appliances because they make our life easier and take the drudgery out of mundane household tasks. But until recently, the worth of a kitchen appliance was judged on its ability to perform a set task rather than its appearance. Today, that’s all changed because kitchen appliances have become an important part […]

Neutral – with a splash of colour at Eurocucina 2014!

By A-Plan Kitchens | June 26, 2014

European designers have had a reputation for the liberal use of colour in fashion, furniture, automobiles, etc. But this has not always been readily embraced by Australian consumers. While many have admired the bold use of colour for it’s dramatic intent, it’s not the sort of thing they want as a permanent fixture in their […]