Which Worktop is Right For Your Kitchen?

When you’re thinking about what worktop to choose for your kitchen renovation, three things are of utmost importance: Style – The colour and finish of the worktop you choose is likely to have a big impact on your kitchen and influence your choices for everything from flooring to cabinets, sink, tiles etc. Practicality – Is it durable? Is it easy to clean? Does it require regular maintenance to keep it looking great? Cost – Some homeowners are more than happy… Read more »

Top 5 Kitchen Design Saves on Pinterest

Platforms like Houzz and Pinterest are great tools to use when you’re re-designing your home. They’re also great for us as any ‘Houzz Saves’ or ‘Pinterest Pins’ give us a good idea of what’s really popular and what kitchen features are desirable amongst our audience. So what do people on Pinterest like most about our kitchen designs? Which images encourage users to ‘Pin’ rather pass on? We thought it would be interesting to share our 5 most popular images according to the… Read more »

PRESS RELEASE: Brayer Design Awarded Best Of Houzz 2017

Over 40 Million Monthly Unique Users Nominated Best Home Improvement and Design Professionals in the UK and Around the World

[London, UK], February 1, 2017 – Brayer Design has won “Best Of Design” and “Best Of Service” on Houzz®, the leading platform for home renovation and design. The South West London and Surrey Kitchen Designer was chosen by the more than 40 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one million… Read more »

Brand New Year, Brand New Designs

Happy New Year from Brayer Design! We’re very pleased to report that we’re already off to a busy start in 2017 with many projects all over South West London and Surrey well under way, which we’ll hopefully be able to share news of in the not-so-distant future. But, for now, here are a few quick updates from our website, social media and the press.

New Bespoke Bedroom Furniture Installations

On the website, you may have noticed that we’ve recently added… Read more »

Merry Christmas from Brayer Design!

Is it really that time of year again?! As usual, we can’t quite get our head around how quickly Christmas has come round this year. We’ve been so busy … but we’re not complaining. We’re hugely grateful to all of the people who commissioned us to work with them on their renovations and put their trust in us to deliver their dream kitchen/wine room/bedroom/home office/lounge etc.

A Look Back at 2016 with Brayer Design

So as it’s customary at this time… Read more »

New Kitchen News & Other Updates

We’ve had lots of exciting things happen here at Brayer design in the last month or so, including lots of new kitchen news and other bits and bobs too. Here’s a round-up of our most recent updates.

Wandsworth Riverside Kitchen Design

One of our latest kitchen designs is now up on the website and as you can tell from the photo below, this penthouse apartment really makes the most of the incredible view of London and the Thames. This open-plan… Read more »

The Great Kitchen Pantry Debate

Now you know here at Brayer, we love to talk kitchen storage ideas. So when we were featured in an article on Houzz pitting walk-in pantries against cabinet pantries, we didn’t need much more of an excuse to give our two cents on the matter. Kitchen Confidential: Walk-In Pantries vs. Cabinet Pantries

Kitchen Storage Dilemmas

Having a whole room designed for storage separate to your kitchen is a dream scenario for some. But it’s… Read more »

6 Practical Considerations for your Kitchen Design

Yes we know we sound boring but the perfect kitchen is only perfect when it not only looks good, but is practical too. So here are 6 practicalities to consider when drawing up your kitchen designs.

1) Incorporate Island Seating

By this, we don’t just mean plonk a few stools next to your island – if you’re having a breakfast bar, make sure you incorporate an overhang in the design of your island to provide legroom for you, the kids… Read more »

Kitchen Coffee Stations: Anyone for a Cuppa?

About a week ago, Brayer and a few other kitchen design companies were featured in a Houzz ideabook all about the perks (wink, wink) of having a coffee station. Today’s Coffee Stations Have All Kinds of Perks It was our breakfast cupboard from our Contemporary Wimbledon Kitchen that was featured – with particular attention given to the bespoke Nespresso drawer with a Ripple curved capsule organizer from Urban Product. As the article… Read more »