Hermitage Acreage - Kitchen Design by MJH

Creating the perfect kitchen

Hermitage Acreage - Kitchen Design by MJH

It’s no surprise that the last few years have redefined the importance of “home” and especially an inviting, functional kitchen. The kitchen is often the connecting and entertaining centre of a home, so it’s important to consider the many aspects that come together to create a great kitchen.

What makes a great kitchen is a combination of things – including the layout, style, storage options and appliances. Irrespective of trends, when it comes to kitchen design, there are certain things you can do that will last much longer than a trend will. Keep reading to discover the key elements of our most loved kitchens.

Best Kitchen Design

As the kitchen is the most used room of the house many homeowners will create hidden cupboards or rooms to conceal the less aesthetic appliances or even just to hide the clutter from the main kitchen area.

The butler’s pantry is a must for modern homes that allow the space as it provides a dedicated, private space for food preparation and cleaning along with additional storage.

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Beautiful Kitchen Benches

Kitchens should be functional, stylish and easy to maintain. So, when you are deciding on a benchtop you need to consider more than just aesthetics and budget. 

The functionality and how you will care for and use the benchtop are critical to selecting the best material for your lifestyle. For example, marble is porous so stains easily, yet engineered quartz is non-porous and requires no ongoing maintenance and comes in a range of finishes that mimic natural stone.


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Integrated Appliances

One of our favourite modern kitchen trends is the integration of appliances and white goods into cabinetry. Integrating your appliances creates a sleek, stylish finish to any kitchen, which creates a feeling of more space and frees up precious worktop space.

We love how we can hide away refrigerators and dishwashers to look like cabinetry and having in-built coffee machines and microwaves is a stylish way to reduce appliance clutter.


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Maximise Kitchen Storage 

No matter what size your home is, storage is an important part of every kitchen design. Our kitchens are now being designed to maximise space and conceal clutter whilst improving convenience and functionality for the household.

We believe the Kitchen is the heart of the home and needs to fulfil the needs of the whole household across a wide range of functions and styles. 

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View all of the McDonald Jones designs, you can browse them all on our website or head to a display nearest you and chat with our talented Building and Design Consultants.

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