This Kentish kitchen beautifully balances warm and cool, industrial and elegant, modern and classic

The owners of this new build property in Kent, already had plans and designs created with an alternative high-end kitchen manufacturer, when they stumbled across Poggenpohl’s studio in The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells and were won over by the beautiful showroom and understated luxury of the German manufacturer. 

The clients quickly settled on Poggenpohl, the brand famous for designing the original fitted kitchen. Not content with just a new kitchen, Poggenpohl also designed and installed a boot room and utility to go alongside the fabulous open plan space in this luxury home. Nicole Walsh, Studio Manager at Poggenpohl Tunbridge Wells says of the project, “The client had already chosen a beautiful porcelain floor and wanted the worktops to match. We then made sure that the colour scheme and tone of the fitted furniture complemented this much admired focal point.”  

Gaggenau appliances were to feature throughout and, knowing the industrial look of the ovens, Nicole suggested a palette for the cabinetry to create warmth and marry all aspects of the design together. Golden White Satin Porcelain was therefore paired with a combination of Bronze Anthracite and Diamond Grey furniture. To create a central symmetry (as is such a widely recognised design addition in many Poggenpohl kitchens) a pair of stunning Black Satin Glass wall cabinets finished the look.

Nicole adds, “Our customer is delighted with the finished article, and I am too. I believe we have created an unpretentious, timeless and elegant design that complements the open plan living area in the heart of this beautiful family home.” 

To find out more about Poggenpohl or to see first hand the product on offer, visit 39-41 The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells, call 01892 240 745 or go to 

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