Posts - Kitchen
Transforming your space with tilesTuesday 12 January 2021, Written by Laura Tompkins
Tiles have been a staple in interiors for decades for good reason, their practical properties and vast beautiful design options mean they are the perfect choice for wall and floor coverings throughout the home. However, while many naturally select tiles for their kitchen and bathroom spaces, many overlook the fact they are ideal for hallways, living areas and outdoor spaces.
Why wood-effect tiles are the perfect flooring choice for Kitchens & BathroomsMonday 21 January 2019, Written by Melissa Gunstone
Finding a stylish yet practical flooring solution for your kitchen and bathroom can be a challenging task – we’ve all been there. When it comes to bathrooms, most people typically require flooring that’s water-tight and, of course, slip-resistant. Whereas for kitchens you need something that’s easy to clean, hard-wearing and suitable for heavy traffic – especially for those of you who have a social soul, or a family, and your kitchen is the heart of the house. Also adding to the list of requirements is durability. With the average person updating their kitchen and bathroom every 10-15 years, you’re going to want to ensure your new flooring stands the test of time! Cue wood-effect tiles…
Tile of the Year 2019, Midnight Blue!Friday 9 November 2018, Written by Melissa Gunstone
Following on from last year’s successful Tile of the Year campaign with ‘Heath’ from The Winchester Tile Company, Original Style is excited to announce the dramatic Midnight Blue as 2019's must-have tile.
Large format, textures, and contemporary finishes; Tileworks has been extendedThursday 11 October 2018, Written by Melissa Gunstone
Looking for that perfect tile? You really don’t need to look any further. We’ve recently welcomed exciting additions to our contemporary Tileworks collection to reflect exciting trends in interior design. The updated collection comprises a multitude of size formats, innovative textures and a wide range of finishes, colours and effects – suitable for every taste, location and setting. What a dream!
A contemporary kitchen makeover with Winchester Classic field tilesFriday 25 August 2017, Written by Laura Tompkins
Contemporary might not be the first style that comes to mind when installing Classic tiles from the Winchester Tile Company, but these home makeover images go to show just how versatile tiles can be…
Four tips for choosing the right colour tiles for your homeFriday 24 March 2017, Written by Laura Tompkins
Choosing a colour scheme for your kitchen, bathroom, or any room in your home can be a difficult decision, especially with a myriad of colours available! It’s worth doing your research to find a colour scheme that you feel comfortable with (and can live with!) as well as one suited to the style of your home. We’ve put together four tips to help make the process less daunting and help you select the best tiles for your space…
New Year, New Kitchen – is it time for your kitchen makeover?Friday 13 January 2017, Written by Laura Tompkins
Inspired by the chocolate shops in Bruges was how Sarah Newton, the owner of this elegant four bedroom home in Rochester, described the look she was trying to create in her kitchen and dining area.
Top 4 Tile Trends for 2017Friday 2 December 2016, Written by Sophie Warren-Smith
As the year is slowly coming to an end and we’re all starting to feel that Christmas spirit, we’ve also started looking into what 2017 might bring in terms of interior trends and styling preferences.
Five tips for updating a small kitchenFriday 21 October 2016, Written by Laura Tompkins
An open spaced, well lit large country kitchen might be a dream for many of us who, in reality, have a slightly smaller space… However, even if your kitchen is small it doesn’t mean that you can’t think big, what small kitchens lack in space can be made up for in style, so opt for plenty of storage, good lighting and clever use of tiles…
A guide to choosing tiles for your first home – Part one: KitchensThursday 28 July 2016, Written by Laura Tompkins
All your boxes are unpacked (well sort of) and dreams of the perfect Pinterest inspired kitchen have been flooding your imagination on a daily or perhaps even hourly basis! Moving into your first home is of course incredibly exciting but let’s face it, it’s pretty overwhelming too. Free design reign opens up a world of style opportunities; do you go with simple Scandinavian, ultra contemporary or for a farmhouse feel? Maybe you have no idea where to start, so here are a few things to consider along the way.
Your guide to timeless monochrome interiorsFriday 1 July 2016, Written by Laura Tompkins
Interior trends have changed and evolved over time but a black and white colour scheme always remains a timeless staple. Living with a monochrome pallete may not be to everyone’s taste but there is no denying its simple and classic appeal. Using black and white tiles is a striking combination and with careful design, a monochrome interior can transform any space in your home.
How to incorporate Pastel Shades into your interiorFriday 13 May 2016, Written by Laura Tompkins
Pastels are a great alternative to plain white and cream interiors; they add a relaxed feel to living spaces and are easily transitional from season to season. Although pastel colours are extremely popular at the moment, you might not be sure how to incorporate them into your home, so here are a few tips and things to consider:
A to Z of Tiling - K is for KitchenThursday 21 January 2016, Written by Laura Tompkins
If you’re looking for kitchen tiles then we have it covered, whether it’s ceramic, glass or porcelain tiles you’re looking for, we have a huge selection for you to choose from. The kitchen is one of the most central parts of the home so it’s important that the space is practical, hardwearing and durable making tiles the perfect choice!
Creating a feature wall with tilesThursday 7 January 2016, Written by Laura Tompkins
Feature walls are often thought of as a white room with a single wall painted bright orange or deep red - but showcasing some colour in your home doesn’t need to be this obvious.
Keeping it simple with field tilesFriday 27 November 2015, Written by Laura Tompkins
Sometimes less is more. Don’t get us wrong we love statement mosaics and large format sparkling glass tiles but this week on the inspiration pages we’re going back to our roots looking at fabulous field tiles (most of which are made here in Devon!) and why we love them.
A to Z of tiles: G is for glass tilesFriday 9 October 2015, Written by Sarah Cole
Glass is one of the most practical tile materials that you can use in your home. Glossy, reflective, easy to clean – what’s not to love? It comes in a range of shapes, sizes and formats, so here’s some tips for what you should consider when choosing your glass tiles.
Kitchen walls & floors – tile ideas to transform your spaceFriday 4 September 2015, Written by Sarah Cole
If you’re planning to renovate your kitchen you’ve probably given lots of thought to the cabinetry, worktops and colour scheme but how much have you considered the type of tiles you might use?