Ep59 – Kitchen Design

Jonny Orr of Daniel George Kitchens chats about how to design your new kitchen in Ireland today:

In this podcast we cover:

  • Optimal kitchen size
  • Current trends, including colours and handles, and must haves
  • Where the most savings can be made in a kitchen, including countertop materials
  • Common mistakes people make and what to think about when planning your kitchen
  • Tips to get the most out of walk in pantry
  • Magic corner cupboards: are they worth it?
  • Ideal size of an island
  • Pros and cons of building in a dining table into the island
  • Sink or hob in the island
  • What extractor fan options there are for the island, can you rely on heat recovery ventilation
  • Extractor fans in a passive house: what to consider
  • How to incorporate a deep standalone fridge
  • Kitchen lighting options 
  • Oven heights
  • Hand painting versus factory painting
  • Timeframe to get kitchen installed and ordering kitchens cross border in Ireland

Share and Enjoy !



Written by Astrid Madsen

Astrid Madsen is the editor of the SelfBuild magazine. Email astrid.madsen@selfbuild.ie

How to design your kitchen in Ireland

Kitchen design tips