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Let There Be Light (A Brighter Kitchen Design)

Let There Be Light (A Brighter Kitchen Design)

The nights might be getting darker, but that doesn’t mean your kitchen design has to be! Last week we talked about all the benefits of darker kitchens, but for those of you who are partial to brighter colours there are just as many ways to incorporate soft, light shades into your design as well. There’s a reason whites and creams...

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Come to the Dark Side- A Darker Kitchen Design

Come to the Dark Side- A Darker Kitchen Design

The kitchen can be the light of many people’s homes, but that doesn’t mean you have to stick to brighter colours. As with all design choices, it’s ultimately your personal preference, and if you have a love for darker hues, there are a number of ways to incorporate bold, dark colours into your kitchen!   Cabinets and Countertops If you’re...

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Jump on the Copper Kitchen Trend

Jump on the Copper Kitchen Trend

Kitchen trends come and go, but one design staple that has been around for years now (and doesn’t seem to be going away anytime soon) is a copper kitchen design. First used for decoration by the Romans, this soft, shimmering metal can be incorporated in so many different elements of your kitchen design and can make a wonderful accent to...

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Bespoke Kitchen Advantages

Bespoke Kitchen Advantages

Of course we were going to talk about the advantages of a bespoke kitchen eventually, and while we might be biased, we really can’t emphasise enough all the benefits that having a custom design can bring to your Essex kitchen!   Quality   One thing you can be assured of with a bespoke kitchen design is quality. All our bespoke...

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Bakes for Bake Off

Bakes for Bake Off

As you are no doubt painfully aware, the Great British Bake Off has returned, to the joy as well as the apprehension of many. But if there’s one thing that the last few episodes have shown it’s that, despite how annoying the ad breaks are, the move to Channel 4 hasn’t destroyed any of the baking magic we’ve come to...

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Finding Your Perfect Kitchen Style

Finding Your Perfect Kitchen Style

When redesigning, it can be overwhelming trying to decide what kind of kitchen style you think not only will suit your space the best as well as being a true representation of your own personality. It’s important to choose what direction you’re going in before you can even start thinking about colour choice or the types of unit you want!...

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Kitchen Gadget Needs

Kitchen Gadget Needs

Living in an era of 3D printed prosthetic limbs, smart toilets and bladeless fans, you really can’t deny that we’re living in the future. Over the past few decades technology has soared, not only bringing us closer together as a species, but making our lives a heck of a lot more convenient! Of course the kitchen is included in this......

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Caffeinated Kitchen Design Essentials

Caffeinated Kitchen Design Essentials

Whether you like to start your morning with a quick espresso shot, down ten cups of tea per day, or are partial to a late-night latte, many of us find ourselves indulging in some kind of hot beverage on a daily basis. With taking tea being such a national pastime in this country and many of us unable to function...

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Why Choose a Bespoke Kitchen?

Why Choose a Bespoke Kitchen?

As we’ve mentioned numerous time on this blog, the kitchen really is the heart of our home thanks to the amount of time we all spend in there. Whether it’s hosting a party, warming that fifth cup of coffee in the middle of the night to get through assignments, or just making a favourite meal to share with friends and family,...

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Shaker Kitchen: Shake up your style

Shaker Kitchen: Shake up your style

If you’ve been browsing kitchen styles then you’ve probably come across the term Shaker Kitchen, and for good reason! This style takes its name from the eighteenth century religious group and is well renowned for the simplicity and versatility of its furniture. The main goal of a Shaker kitchen is that every feature should serve a purpose and thanks to...

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Five Kitchen Design Tips to Banish the Blues

Five Kitchen Design Tips to Banish the Blues

Even though we’re in the height of summer, we can still find ourselves feeling a little down in the dumps from time to time because, hey… we’re only human. When selecting a kitchen design, it’s important to remember that the style chosen can greatly impact the overall mood of a room and since it’s a space many of us are going...

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The Right Light for your Essex Kitchen

The Right Light for your Essex Kitchen

There’s a reason photographers are obsessed with lighting when taking pictures. Of course, having enough light in your kitchen design is crucial (how else will anyone see all the amazing design choices you made), but the way that it’s used can seriously change the look of your Essex Kitchen. Besides the fact that brighter spots can highlight certain aspects of...

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Adding Greenery to your Essex Kitchen Design

Adding Greenery to your Essex Kitchen Design

With fair weather still (sometimes) rolling through our country, it’s time to let the summery vibes reflect in your kitchen design as well. With gardens blooming all over the country, have you thought about adding some plants of your own to your kitchen? There are a number of simple ways you can add some greenery to your space and really...

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Making the Perfect Family Kitchen Design

Making the Perfect Family Kitchen Design

Nothing is quite so synonymous with the word home than the word family. We know that family life is always full of surprises, so your kitchen has to be able to stand up to everything that can be thrown at it. From packing lunches, to making Christmas dinner, to grabbing that tenth cup of coffee, your kitchen sees a lot...

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Must have Kitchen Accessories

Must have Kitchen Accessories

Home is where the heart is, so how do you reflect what’s in your heart in the centre of any household, the kitchen? One way is through your choice of finishing accessories. Once it's fitted, it’s your choice of kitchen accessories that makes the space uniquely yours and not just something that looks like the hundreds of others straight out...

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The Top Picks for a Kitchen Worktop

The Top Picks for a Kitchen Worktop

Worktops. While the word might not sound interesting, they are a key component when it comes to designing your kitchen. A worktop is going to see the brunt of mess from cooking as well as the general wear and tear of everyday life, so you want to choose a material that not only will gel with the rest of your...

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Rotpunkt Kitchens. Why Do I Need One?

Rotpunkt Kitchens. Why Do I Need One?

The kitchen is arguably the centre of any home; it’s where many of us eat, socialise and go to make that seventh cup of coffee if the day has been particularly stressful. If you’re looking to upgrade then you obviously want a design that is versatile enough to withstand the wear and tear of daily life, yet elegant enough to...

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The Power Of Colour In Your Kitchen Design

The Power Of Colour In Your Kitchen Design

When thinking about a new kitchen design, you should never underestimate the power of colour. Your choice of hue is a powerful tool that can be used to subtly shift moods when spending time in any room in the house. Kitchens are rooms we can find ourselves going in and out of a lot, so picking the right kitchen design...

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Optimising Space in your Modern Kitchen

Optimising Space in your Modern Kitchen

You might think that having a smaller kitchen means you can’t have quality, but this is simply not the case! Some of the best things come in small packages and kitchens are no exception. No matter what size you’re working with, our Essex Kitchen company can find pieces to make any space feel much roomier with a number of modern...

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Adding a Twist to Your Modern Kitchen Design

Adding a Twist to Your Modern Kitchen Design

So, you’re looking to update your kitchen with some of the very latest ideas and trends in Essex. Great! But when it comes to sorting through the thousands of different options for your new modern kitchen do you even know where to begin? Which areas of design should you focus on to really give your space a more contemporary feel?...

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Testimonials

To Roman Kitchens,

Honestly, we can’t say a bad word about roman kitchens. They’re professional, courteous and have innovative and modern ideas.

They are very reasonably priced,
they have it all – quality value service!

Mr & Mrs Priest

Dear Everyone at Roman Kitchens,

We used Roman kitchens for design and installation of new kitchen. Expert honest advice from start, even some tips to save money and some handy advice on design.

The kitchen installation was on time, with no mess and excellent quality – we still have comments on how good it looks nearly 5 years since being installed!

We couldn’t recommend this kitchen company enough; we would definitely use again.

Rob & Kate

Dear All,

Joanne at Roman kitchens was excellent. She was able to provide some excellent ideas re: the design to suit our needs as a family, pointing out good things that work well from experience and also highlighting any issues we may have with ideas we came up with. Her design was the only one I didn’t want to change!

She was very accommodating re: borrowing samples but also didn’t put any pressure on, which was nice!

Once we decided to go ahead the dates were made to suit us taking into consideration that we had young children. All issues were dealt with quickly and hassle free. Would definitely recommend.

Mr & Mrs Grigg

Dear Roman Kitchens,

The quality of the furniture is superb & the installation team were extremely tidy and professional.

A great company to work with and we would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a new kitchen.

Mr & Mrs Duggan

Dear Joanne,

When my partner and I decided to have our kitchen and utility room refitted we had a reasonable idea of how we wanted it to be laid out and the style we were looking for. Joanne at Roman Kitchens helped us to refine our ideas and pointed out, with clear knowledge and experience of other designs she had worked on, what would work and what would not. Having computer generated graphics was a major help in being able to visualise what the finished kitchen would look like – and it is just like the graphics illustrated it would be! 


Joanne also assisted us in choosing our new appliances. I see that our oven is used in the Great British Bake-off but I doubt it will really help me produce better cakes, though. 


Throughout the project Joanne kept us informed; the breakdown and refit was completed within 3 weeks, bar some minor snags (you have to expect some snags), which have been thoroughly resolved promptly and efficiently. The disruption to our household was kept to a minimum and the standard of work is high. 

Our kitchen is now complete and dressed and we are thrilled with it. 


We would certainly recommend Roman Kitchens for their quality, design and professionalism.

Angela McMillan

Dear Roman Kitchens,

Very professional yet friendly service. Jo really listened to my ideas and designed and supplied a kitchen that matched our needs and budget.

Although we actually employed a builder to fit the kitchen, the team at Roman Kitchens maintained a real interest in the project until it was complete. George visited us on a number of occasions to advise our builder (with no additional cost to us).

Everything supplied was of the highest quality and a year later my kitchen still looks fantastic. We would thoroughly recommend this company.

Janet Mansbridge

Dear Joanne,

Wow we are so pleased with our new kitchen, in fact it is fabulous. Joanne, it was a pleasure coming in to see you and plan our kitchen. You came up with lots of great ideas that work brilliantly. We will miss popping in for a chat and cup of tea. Josh & Kira loved using your pens for drawing. Geoff is an absolute asset, he was always polite and extremely hard working and it was great to see someone taking such pride in their work. Thank you…

Sarah, Pete, Josh & Kira

To Roman Kitchens,

We are thrilled with our new kitchen. It is absolutely fab! The whole process from planning through to installation was painless, totally professional and faultless. Thank you…

Mandy & Peter