Design&Align combine technical knowledge with honest, expert advice to help you choose the perfect kitchen appliances. We understand the technical specifications of the appliances in our range and can advise on electrical, gas, ducting and plumbing requirements to guarantee compatibility with your new kitchen. We also take the time to recognise your unique requirements, considering individual budget and aesthetic tastes but functionality too, and how you will use your kitchen appliances. Perhaps you enjoy entertaining and hosting dinner parties? Or perhaps you have little time to prepare meals from scratch? Maybe you have a large family to cater for on a daily basis? We will tailor our recommendations accordingly and advise on your best choices from our wide range of kitchen appliances that combine style, functionality, cutting edge design and optimum quality.
Accessories and Storage
At Design&Align we offer a superb range of innovative, efficient and highly functional kitchen storage solutions. These allow us to design kitchens that maximise the usability of available space, whilst still ensuring easy and secure access. There is so much pleasure to be had in using a kitchen where everything you require is right where you want it to be. When planning your kitchen, we can advise you on which storage solutions are best suited to the available size and layout, but also to accommodate your personal lifestyle and kitchen habits.
Lighting is an essential part of modern kitchen design and can make a dramatic difference to your kitchen’s look and feel. A light and bright kitchen makes the difference between an enjoyable kitchen experience of cooking and eating, versus the frustrating impracticality of a poorly lit kitchen. The right lighting options will accentuate the quality, colour, and style of your chosen door finish. It will show it at its best and ensure darker furniture tones won’t engulf a space. We specialise in guiding you through the different types of lighting systems available and will work with you to ensure the most suitable kitchen lighting is specified. Essentially there are three types of lighting to consider within your kitchen, each with a different purpose and the most successful kitchen designs usually include a combination of all three lighting types:
As kitchen design moves into the future, our perceptions of ‘modern’ looks and style are changing. Increasingly, form meets function within kitchen design, a feat which is apparent within the much changed role and appearance of kitchen splashbacks. A splashback usually covers the area directly behind the hob, or else the entire length of wall within this area. Its purpose is to protect walls from splashes and spills during cooking. Whilst their presence was once purely functional, splashbacks can now prove largely influential over a finished kitchen’s look, and frequently make quite the statement feature! And far from its traditional tiled origins, the splashback has evolved to the extent they are widely available in diverse colours, styles and materials; multiple options to suit all budgets and tastes.
Browsing our gallery you will see we design and supply a wide range of work surface materials including laminate, quartz, sintered stone, wood, Corian and stainless steel. Our designers have a lot of experience with these materials and can offer advice based on your specific requirements in terms of budget, aesthetics, practicalities, design requirement etc