Kitchen Ideas

Update your kitchen with a smart design scheme or stylish makeover and transform the busiest room in your home. With inspiring projects full of clever layouts and sleek solutions, at Good Homes we have all the kitchen design ideas and practical advice you need.

small kitchen island in a modern kitchen with sky blue cabinets and coral pink accessories

9 contemporary kitchen island ideas

How to maximise an island or peninsula for food prep, savvy storage or sociable seating
The sleek four-slot steel toaster from Smeg
The best toasters on the market, plus some stylish kettle and toaster sets, for a perfect breakfast every morning ...

7 of the best toasters

Cuisinart ICE31U Deluxe Iced Dessert Maker
Whipping up your own ice cream is one of those things that you may have dismissed as a fiddly faff, ...

5 of the best ice cream makers

Two bamboo scrubbing brushes each featuring hand-drawn eyes - Sustainable kitchen swaps -
To help you purge the plastics and do your part for the planet, Good Homes has compiled a list of ...

Plastic Free July: 7 sustainable kitchen swaps

grey marble tiled kitchen splashback with blue cabinets and wooden wall panelling
Kitchen splashback ideas from waterproof wallpaper to copper and metal splashbacks, durable composite materials and peel-and-stick options ...

7 refreshing kitchen splashback ideas

oned kitchen space with island and white units with green hexagonal wall tiles

Creating a zoned kitchen space with colour and character

Moving their dining and living areas has transformed Marie and Keith Branch’s open-plan kitchen 
swan retro fridge freezer next to a neutral cupboard with flowers on counter
If you love all things vintage, pick your appliances wisely. Retro fridge-freezers are still trending in modern kitchens as they ...

Buying a retro fridge: an expert guide

Mary Berry and judges with the Platinum Pudding finalists
Looking for a Platinum pudding hack for the Jubilee weekend? This cheat recipe makes Jemma's lemon Swiss roll and amaretti ...

How to hack the Platinum Pudding recipe

Mixed material kitchen: marble and wood in black and white kitchen
Play with eye-catching surfaces and textures for an on-trend, multifunctional space. Here's how to nail the mixed material kitchen ...

How to use mixed materials in a kitchen

gold and steel kitchen sink with small side sink or bowl and a half
Kitchen sink styles are more varied than ever, so how do you choose the best sink for your space? First ...

12 of the best kitchen sink styles for 2022

marble kitchen breakfast bar with wooden cabinet and granite flooring tiles
Marble kitchen design ideas don't have to stop at worktops - from marble tiles to dining tables and artwork, these ...

6 kitchen design ideas using marble

interior designer Emily Robson sitting in her newly renovated open-plan kitchen-diner
Interior designer Emily Robson created an open-plan kitchen-diner with exposed steel beams, large kitchen island and bold wallpaper ...

A contemporary open-plan kitchen with exposed steel beams

accent colours for grey kitchens blue
Wondering what colour goes with grey kitchen units? Use one of these five key accent colours for an on-trend kitchen ...

5 key accent colours for grey kitchens

kitchen coffee station in a real home
If a spoonful of the instant stuff no longer cuts the mustard, then set yourself up for a home barista ...

9 kitchen coffee station ideas