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Achieving a French kitchen design | Marble Worktops | Kitchens | Granite | Quartz  September 14, 2013 – 05:06 am

Achieving a ‘French’ kitchen design

When it comes to food, few do it as well as the French. Yes, we were all fairly grossed out by the idea of frogs legs and snails when we were younger, but with maturing years comes a growing appreciation and realisation that the wines, cheeses and other slices of Mediterranean mastery elevate France to the top table when it comes to the best food in the world.

Of course, not all of us have the time, let alone the talent, to become a master of Parisian cuisine. That’s not to say, however, that the injection of a healthy dose of French style and elegance into your kitchen could be exactly what the doctor ordered, giving your home, and yourself, a new and exciting lease of life.

The inspiration and beating heart behind any French-themed kitchen is, quite simply, a love of cooking. To this end, bench space is an essential necessity. Diresco worktops, for example, provide all the endurance and adaptability you could wish for with its quatrz properties and easy clean finish. The colours are simple and will fit any scheme.

Similarly, Compac worktops are so resistant to moisture and stains and stand up so well to chips, cracks and extreme temperatures that even Marco Pierre White would struggle to inflict any damage. The stunning range of colours available leaves you free to choose from the neutral and simple to the vibrant and eye-catching.

If it’s durability you’re after, look no further than Caesarstone worktops. Sitting alongside diamond, topaz and sapphire as the hardest material around, the minimal absorption rate also eliminates any fears of staining.

You will love cooking in your French kitchen so why not reflect this by keeping many of your key utensils out for all to see? Eye-catching displays also mean that the essentials are always within easy reach.

Colour wise, light blues, whites and the softer shades of the palette are the way forward, as is gentle lighting, ideally from chandeliers or other hanging styles.

So that’s the French kitchen style mastered; now it’s just the cooking to go!

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