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Daydream your kitchen own to your kitchen want to can be fun – and time consuming! – entertainment. Now there are many ways to find kitchen inspiration and to visualize your kitchen design thoughts and ideas.

But when it comes to realizing your dream kitchen, bring your kitchen designer 16 of you favorite celebrity kitchens (all in different styles, sizes and color range), maybe don’t cut the proverbial mustard!

So what’s the best way to find designer kitchen inspiration and then weave the threads together into a shareable and achievable concept?

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Start Big – looking for kitchen design inspiration

Starting your kitchen design journey should first involve seeing what’s out there. And believe me – when it comes to modern kitchens, there’s a Lots to see!

Social media sites

Turn mindless scrolling into a useful task and gather inspiration at your leisure. If celebrities (and pretty designs) is your thing, pop into Instagram, where Architectural Digest featuring gorgeous properties from around the world. You might also want to jump on YouTube, where eye-catching design features pop up in the homes of actors and musicians (check out Zedd’s pot filler, for example, at 6:11). To really start gathering ideas, Pinterest is a great place to find inspiration and create mood boards. Here you can also start streamlining your search a bit, with a wide variety of options starting at rustic industrial kitchen to bohemian farmhouse kitchen etc.

Interiors magazine

Magazines, both electronic and print, are an excellent place to gain insight from experts in the interior design field. If you’re a fan of hard copy mood boards, here’s your chance to break out the scissors! Look for magazines with architectural angles, such as Grand Designs Australia Kitchen & Bathroom or Home: Kitchen + Bathroomor browse inspiring aesthetics on Beautiful Australian House, Inside out or Lifestyle. You can also switch to sustainable design with Asylum or Green.

Visualizer application

With a range of handy apps available (and more popping up every day!), you can experiment with new design ideas using your current kitchen as a blank canvas. The Houzz app is full of kitchen inspiration, but it also allows you to start honing your ideas – then send them to family and friends to pick up your new kitchen. (After all, they’ll be the ones helping you celebrate when it’s done!) TapGlance is another app that makes it easy to share your ideas with others – this time with a photo-realistic rendering of your dream kitchen design concept.

Sharpen your focus – turn inspiration into a coherent concept

While you’re scrolling through Instagram and Pinterest or flipping through glossy magazines, it’s worth taking the time to write down a list of the top features that continue to interest you across platforms. It may be the color that holds your concept together, or the island bench, or the particular way the cabinet works to ensure a great storage solution. Taking notes will help you consolidate your thoughts about what you are Really want to get out of your future designer kitchen.

Visit our custom kitchen design showroom

It’s all well and good to see a two-dimensional design, but to really get a feel for a kitchen, it’s much better to stand up in it and pull out a drawer and go from fridge to sink to stove and vice versa. That Live Kitchen Showroom featuring a variety of styles, choices of materials and accessories for you to get the feel of your dream kitchen.

Talk to a kitchen design specialist

With your mood board or scrapbook ready, it’s time to talk to a professional kitchen design firm. We can help you further consolidate your ideas, chat about logistics and start the process of making your dreams come true.

With 38 years of experience, Direct Kitchens designers will ensure your kitchen renovation goes from start to finish with maximum satisfaction with the end product.

Start the process with a free design consultation. We can’t wait to bring your ideas to life!

By Gundah

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