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How to add texture into your kitchen
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How to add texture into your kitchen

Would you like to know one of our secrets to creating a unique and creative kitchen? It’s texture!

Often overlooked, small details such as texture can easily add a splash of character and visual interest into your kitchen-living environment.

With this in mind, we have put together a few tips to help you incorporate a variety of contrasts and aesthetics to help bring your kitchen to life and create a visually pleasing environment that stimulates the senses.  From cabinets to tables, the combinations really are endless!

  1. 1.      Splashbacks:

The kitchen splashback is the perfect place to start experimenting with texture.  Why not add an Antique Glass finish that stands out amongst your cabinetry.  It allows you to create a visual masterpiece, integrating a slightly decorative pattern to a contemporary kitchen environment.

If you are looking for something slightly different, you could include a subtle veined Silestone splashback with its perfect blend of beauty and resilience.



  1. 2.      Kitchen tables & islands:

Dare to be different! A sprayed Hammered metal effect can produce a contrasting rustic, industrial and contemporary finish.  

If you’re looking for a warmer touch, a sprayed leather effect on the back of your island can create a soft and luxurious feel. 

Alternatively, incorporating wood into your design is a great way to bring the unique texture of natural materials to your kitchen.

 

  1. 3.      Cabinets:

Texture can be smooth! Gloss units are known for both their glamour and practicality, providing a perfect quality finish that helps to reflect light, creating the illusion of space in your kitchen.

 

This highly expressive pattern on the separating wall and cabinets provides an attractive contrast between the contemporary kitchen setting.

 

Remember, when incorporating texture into your kitchen, less is more! Keep to a few core textures, rather than incorporating every design element. 

If you’d like more information on how you can add the perfect touch to your kitchen, contact us on 01962 600182. 

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Join local architects for this year's Winchester Design Day
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Join local architects for this year's Winchester Design Day

The Myers Touch is delighted to be sponsoring RIBA South’s Winchester Design Day in November and you’re invited! 

Renovating a property or building from scratch can be a great way to get your dream home, but have you ever been stuck for inspiration?

If so, why not come along on Saturday 14th November to the Winchester Discovery Centre, where 15 experienced local architects will be on hand to find a solution to your project to help create your ideal home. 

Entry on the day is free, so please bring along your plans, mood boards, photographs, sketches, ideas and inspiration for any project, big or small, and find out exactly how the design talent on your doorstep could transform your home.

For further information, contact Sarah Miller, RIBA South, on 0118 987 4900 or by emailing sarah.miller@riba.org.

We look forward to seeing you there.

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Taking your sink to new depths
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Taking your sink to new depths

We have found the perfect solution to all your practical needs. German sink designers, Blanco, have created an extra-large Elon 8S Silgranite sink. Whether you use your sink for soaking lots of dishes or preparing large amounts of food, this stylish and convenient sink can help with all your requirements.  

When incorporating the Blanco sink into your kitchen, there is no need to fear the washing up!  With its boastful depth of 190mm, it is able to accommodate large items such as baking dishes, oven racks and roasting dishes.  Or perhaps you need more draining space?  This is possible with the removable wire drainer which sits over the sink bowl.  This truly functional sink also comes with a variety of optional features, including a high-quality compound chopping board and a multifunctional hook-in colander, which means you really can have all your eggs in one basket!

The Blanco Elon sink blends effortlessly into your kitchen, and with 9 different colours to choose from, your creativity can run wild. The sink is currently available in Silgranite, but we are sure that many other materials will be available in the not so distant future.

If you’d like more information about the Blanco sink, contact us on 01962 600182.

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The Myers Touch is working with a familiar face
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The Myers Touch is working with a familiar face

The Myers Touch is thrilled to be working alongside Homes Under the Hammer presenter, Lucy Alexander and her husband on their new kitchen.

We are looking forward to working closely with them over the next few months, designing and installing their dream kitchen ready for Christmas!

If you would like a sneak peak at their fantastic kitchen, our BeauxArt range highlights some of their key features. But we will also be showcasing their design at the Goodwood Revival exhibition in September!

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The Myers Touch Featured in KBB Magazine
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The Myers Touch Featured in KBB Magazine

We are thrilled that a kitchen by The Myers Touch has been featured in the August issue of KBB magazine!

Building down into their new-build contemporary home has allowed this family to create a spacious, open plan kitchen-living space.  The unique splash of colour and strategically placed lighting has transformed what is effectively an underground kitchen into a bright environment all the family can enjoy. Take a look at the full article here.

Alternatively, you can view the featured project by clicking here.

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