Sharman van Ruth and her 2 daughters Lauren (16) and Maggie (14) are universally liked and respected for their hard work and dedication. Tragically, Lauren was diagnosed in 2008 with bone cancer cutting short a promising dance career. Despite being voted the best clinical nurse at St George Hospital, Sharman had to reduce her work […]
The Gould family recently lost their Mum to motor neurone disease leaving 5 kids under 21 to care for each other. It’s been a struggle for everyone. So to make life a bit easier, Domestic Blitz took on a full scale renovation of their home and A-Plan kitchens were delighted to help. To meet the […]
A-Plan senior designer, Sue Terley, recently spoke to Extend and Renovate magazine about current kitchen trends and provided some advice for readers about the most important considerations when planning a new kitchen. Download a copy of the full article here.
In the current climate of financial distress, Channel Nine recently put to air a one hour special called “Second Chance”, hosted by Deborah Hutton. A-Plan Kitchens was approached by Nine Network to be part of the production team. The program surprises a family on the verge of bankruptcy and offers them a lifeline. Working with […]
Episode 4 (Bryson and Kellie) U-Shaped kitchen with antique white Laminex® doors, 66mm thick Laminex Argile benchtop. Wall of tall storage, simple uncluttered look. Before During After Episode 11 (Phil and Deidre Murray) Country style kitchen with hand painted doors. Laminex® Squareform 38mm benchtop. Spacious U-Shaped layout achieved by removing existing doorway. Before During After
Fashion leads function in Milan (by Sue Terley) Senior designer Sue Terley in Milan From furniture to bathrooms, kitchens to offices, design was once more at the forefront at Milan's bi-annual international furniture show in 2008. Featuring over 2400 exhibitors, Salone del Mobile is the largest furniture show in the world and the showplace for […]
Innovation at Interzum 2007 If Italy is the home of style then Germany is where the world looks for innovation. And the showplace for German innovation in furniture design and manufacturing is the bi-annual Interzum Trade Fair. A-Plan Kitchens joined more than 115,000 visitors from 57 countries who attended Interzum 2007 in May this year […]
Sleek, slick and smooth – Milan 2006 (by Sue Terley) For five days in April 2006, the world’s best furniture ideas were on display in Italy – where else? Attracting an estimated 200,000 visitors from around the world, the biennial Milan Furniture Fair is a showcase for new and innovative design ideas for modern living…and […]