The Hamptons style kitchen is a regal and sophisticated design that has stood the test of time. The contemporary approach sees this go-to kitchen style become sleeker and more streamlined than ever before.

In this ‘Insider Look’ series we take you inside the mind of a designer and give you a detailed look at a recent Kitchens by Kathie renovation. This installment showcases a ‘streamlined industrial’ approach to a major kitchen overhaul in Brisbane’s beautiful New Farm suburb. 

Welcome back to our Q&A series. In this article we are giving you access inside the mind of another one of our very own designers – Anne.  Anne is a professionally trained Interior Designer. After she graduated with distinction from London based Limperts Academy of Design she worked as an interior design consultant and store

Kitchen storage solution for herbs and Spices

Make the most of your bench space by focusing on smart storage solutions that keep clutter off your counters. We’re counting down the top 5 ways in this post… #1 Herbs and Spices Ditch the spice rack that would otherwise sit on your counter and opt for an ultra-organised shallow draw. The perfect location is

Gift Guide With the holiday season quickly approaching, we have pulled together the annual KBK Christmas Gift Guide! At Kitchens by Kathie we spend a lot of time with clients who have a real passion for cooking. It’s with these clients in mind that we’ve put together a selection of Christmas gift ideas for anyone who

Q&A With Our Designer – Jane

Welcome back to our Q&A series. In this article we are giving you access inside the mind of another one of our very own designers – Jane.  Jane graduated from CPIT in New Zealand with a diploma in Interior Design and Decor in 2003. Her love for Interior Design grew after working for a number

Q&A Welcome to the first installment of our Q&A series. In this article we are giving you access inside the mind of our very own designer – Ebony.  With 8 years experience in the kitchen industry both in Europe and Australia Ebony has an eye for detail and loves working closely with her clients to

Kitchens are becoming increasingly opulent and an aesthetic we have had our eye on is incorporating gold elements into the design. It doesn’t get much more luxurious than a shimmering gold focal point of the kitchen and we are going to take a look at a plethora of ways this can be achieved. We have

Traceless Laminate Your fingerprints are all over your cabinetry and kitchen benches but we have the solution. Introducing the latest addition to our series of high-end materials on offer – traceless laminate. You’ve heard of traceless appliances but why stop there? The latest innovation is in fingerprint-less materials for your cabinetry and is a revolutionary

While antiqued gold and brass accents around the home are still a popular choice, there is a relatively new favourite making the rounds and that is, undeniably, rose gold. It seems that all of our favourite home experts are incorporating rose gold elements into their designs and the sheer volume of home décor available in

Organise Your Space You are cooking dinner; all at the same time you’re trying to discuss something with your partner and the kids are simultaneously asking when the food will be ready. Sound familiar? The last thing you need is to spend 10 minutes trying to find something and can’t for the life of you

Our BIG Showroom Reveal

  To celebrate our triumphant Brisbane history and recent renovations, Kitchens by Kathie held a brand relaunch this weekend just gone at our Windsor showroom. We were showcasing our three new displays; a kitchen, laundry and office, as well as our signage renovations with the new branding. We even gave away $1000 to one lucky

While white and other neutral shades have long dominated kitchen colour trends, we are currently seeing blue tones have a moment with creative and inviting kitchen designs. Navy is the sure-fire winner for a pop of colour in your kitchen but dusty and medium toned blues have also been making an appearance. In this post

5 Smart Kitchen Storage Ideas

Here at Kitchens By Kathie we are all about creating your dream kitchen and turning your space into a warm and welcoming centre of the house. What’s even better is that we provide custom-built solutions that make the most of your space and suit the way you use your kitchen. Our internationally accredited team of

New Year, New Bathroom?

New year, new bathroom? If you have your sights set on a bathroom renovation, first check out the latest bathroom ideas and upcoming design trends for 2018. For inspiration we’ll turn to luxury spas and the beauty of nature, whilst peeking into the future with the introduction of the latest high-tech bathroom features. Get on

Countertop Materials If there’s one thing we’re sure of, it’s that our suppliers are innovators! If you’re destined for a kitchen build or renovation in the near future, take a look at the new and upcoming releases that have us jumping for joy. BLUM Australia, Corian and Laminex have unveiled new products and colour collections

Small Kitchen Design Ideas

There’s a common misconception that your kitchen needs to be large and elaborate for it to serve its full purpose. The truth is, with the right design techniques and a smart approach towards storage and space, your kitchen, regardless of its size, can look incredible and flow as smoothly as a Michelin star restaurant. We’ve

2018 Kitchen Design Trends

A new year of kitchen trends is upon us! Whether you’re planning a kitchen renovation or building your dream home, it’s crucial to know what’s new, what’s back for another season and which timeless classics are here to stay. 2017 touched on the classic black and white combination, bold fixtures, quartz countertops and copper accents.

Installing custom kitchen cabinets in your new kitchen is a great way to personalise the space, and ensure consistency in your home’s décor. When crafting your custom cabinet design, it’s important to consider which of the top kitchen finishes will work best in your space. Contemporary kitchen designs generally use one of three finishes- laminate,

We are delighted to welcome Jane Ellison to our design team here at Kitchens by Kathie. Jane brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the team and her professional, open and friendly personality makes her a perfect fit for Kitchens by Kathie. To help welcome Jane to the team and introduce her to our