Kitchen extensions are about more than only gaining space, it’s creating an ideal area for your needs. You might want a social zone for entertaining so you’re not hidden away in the kitchen while your guests are elsewhere socialising, a place that can adapt to a growing family or you might be looking to bring the outside in and incorporate your garden into your living area.
I’ve been busy trawling through many amazing kitchen extensions on the lookout for ideas to inspire my own renovation project; there were so many to choose from that I couldn’t resist putting together a look book of my favourites. Take a look…
Bring the outside in with this a wall of glass and folding doors. How many kitchen extensions have you seen that look like this? Wow. This double height build is really stunning and the multiple ovens allow you to cook a number of meals at the same time – perfect for entertaining!
I love this industrial look kitchen with handleless cabinetry and wired light fittings but it’s also family friendly in terms of practicality with lots of storage and cute blackboard cupboards on one side.
For the keen chef this kitchen island is perfect with lots of drawers for easy access to your most-used items and space for fresh potted herbs, plus seating located at a lover-level breakfast bar – a safe distance from the hob.
The stripped back brick walls and concrete flooring help give an industrial feel. A large island in the middle of this spacious open-plan room creates a central hub leaving lots of floor area for living and dining zones too – fantastic for a large family.
The change of levels in this kitchen extension help create zones allowing for intimate spaces but also an open-plan flow throughout.
This elegant look was created using iridescent bricks and polished concrete floors paired with white walls and Italian lighting.
Large steel-framed glazing and lightwells create a striking focal point and stunning detail as well as lots of natural light.
This family space uses roof lights and full-height windows to create a sense of space and light. The unusual shape of the build allows for different zones for cooking, dining and relaxing.
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The flow of this kitchen extension is really clever and helps bring the outside space in giving the illusion of a much larger floor area. The full roof of glazing above the dining area maximises the amount of daylight.
Featured image: With its delicate dark grey tones, Caesarstone’s Symphony Grey is complemented by its lighter diagonal surface veins for textured depth. Priced from £550 per sq m.