To refresh your kitchen the main change is to think modern. Modern kitchens are mainly straight lines.
The key to a modern kitchen is getting the right cabinets. Cabinets with no handles but push to open, doors with a flat profile and a gloss finish.
If you want to go in a different direction, you can choose traditional-style handles and industrial-style suspended lights complemented with baskets, pot plants or fruit bowls.
A flat-pack-type kitchen is an option if you are in a tight budget.
Using space-saving corner units to open up dead space, opting for drawers over cupboards and using soft-touch drawer runners and door hinges are key to take advantage of space and storage.
Including lighting at floor level adds another dimension to your kitchen while lighting under overhead cupboards or breakfast bars also looks great.
A quality worktop will give your kitchen a work area durable enough to withstand every day use with that designer look that you want.
A splash-back gives a sophisticated feel to your kitchen and integrated appliances are minimalist and elegant while still being stylish.