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4th February 2019
The History of the Traditional Kitchen

The History of the Traditional Kitchen

By dictionary definition the word ‘traditional’ means ‘long-established’ - a term not only applicable to Broadway Kitchens as a company but also to the traditional values and craftsmanship that it uses to create bespoke kitchens for customers. Of course what each person considers a 'traditional kitchen design' will depend on their age, background or lifestyle. It can mean anything from natural wood, painted wood, a Shaker kitchen or Edwardian elegance to an opulent and ostentatious Victorian kitchen.
30th July 2018
A LUXURY BESPOKE BEADED SHAKER KITCHEN

The History of the Shaker Kitchen

When contemplating a bespoke Shaker Kitchen it’s worthwhile first looking into the origins of the term ‘Shaker’. England in the mid 17th century and a religious sect, the ‘Quakers’ formed. Due to their animated and ecstatic style of worship, ‘trembling and quaking at the word of the Lord’, they became known as ‘Shakers’.
17th July 2018

What is a ‘Traditional Kitchen’ and how can you achieve the look?

The term ‘traditional kitchen’ most likely evokes different images for different people, according to what type of kitchen they are used to living with.
16th July 2018

The Broadway ‘Fusion’ In-Frame Kitchen

Some people may think that a ‘truly bespoke kitchen designer-manufacturer’ can only create traditional kitchens. This simply isn’t the case.
24th January 2018
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Shaker Kitchen design

The popularity of ‘Shaker’ kitchens has increased as a style which doesn’t date like styles of the 70s and 80s. However discerning customers are also on a quest to purchase bespoke kitchens which are more exclusive and different from the stereotypical offerings available.
28th June 2017

How to Choose a Colour Scheme with Colour Wheels and RAL Charts

All too often, we in Britain want everything to match when choosing our beautiful kitchen. So we choose worktops that match with the chosen door finish. We then pick out our floor and wall coverings to complement our kitchen choice. We then shop around for matching curtains and blinds. When all said and done we end up with our perfect kitchen? well... um... sort of...
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