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Kitchen Units. Probably the most tedious part of designing and styling your kitchen. But it does not have to be. Here at BBK Direct, we have a wide variety of colours, styles and sizes which are all neatly categorised to help you make the best possible choice according to your requirements.

From base units to glass wall units, from angled corner units to appliance housing units. We have a unit for every plan and a solution to every query.

Units are the basis of every kitchen, they are a plan for the future of your cooking space and most definitely set the trend for the rest of your home. They can potentially bring the atmosphere of sophistication, beauty and elegance to your door or perhaps the calm aura and fresh air of the country side or maybe the cool breeze and sandy shores of our gorgeous oceans are more your vibe. The possibilities are endless, therefore the perfect kitchen for you is not a myth and absolutely exists. We just need to find it.

Kitchen Units can be tricky, but once you have a firm idea of what you need and what you want – they are full of potential and ideas just waiting to be unleashed.

Each person would like a different design and would like to take a different approach to creating the most suitable room for their home specified to their unique taste. Have a look at our quick glance tips and ideas to get the ideas flowing below:


Contemporary and Modern Design units:

Modern design is everything in the present and the near future. It is trends, minimalistic, elegant and sophisticated but could also be hard edged, fierce and bold. The main feature of modern design is simplicity. This can be achieved by handless base units, a continuous flow of long bridging units and either a fair amount of glass or none – there can be no in between when it comes to Modern design. Avoid wood affect units, patterned and textured units and colours out of the black, white and grey section of the colour wheel. Contemporary is bold and fierce while being aesthetically pleasing and ‘just enough’ at the same time. It sounds complicated, but the only words you have to remember are ‘Simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication.’


Rustic Design:

This is the total and complete opposite of Modern design. With this sort of kitchen style, you want to stick with colours that you would find in wooded forest or the grassy plains of the country. Think oak, copper, brass and antique gold. Hues that hold character and bring an ageless beauty to your home. With regards to shape and size, bulk is the way to go. Classic round knobs for handles with panels carved into the wood of your units or a solid smooth face with cup handles. Should you wish to be bold in your design, your units can be done in a navy blue or a dark forest green with antique silver handles.


Classic and Traditional Unit Design:

Classic can often be mixed up with Modern as it too is seen as a simple design, the difference between the two are colours and where the Modern style will avoid using patterns and handles, Classical and traditional styles embrace it. Small filigree on handles make all the difference when it comes to Units, as dainty and tiny as it is – the impact it can make is something of note. Creams, soft whites, pine units and brushed nickel for handless or any plain colour really. Just like Rustic design, the Classic style works exceptionally well with wood – although this is usually reserved for counter tops but can be used for the units too. Ensure that your classic kitchen does not become boring by just using one shade of colour, try incorporating something that stands out like having light coloured units below your island and dark units by the wall.


Eclectic Design:

Eclectic design is the hybrid form of all designs. Where it may follow a particular colour theme or shape theme, the era of design – Art Deco, Modern, Rustic, Traditional, etc- is not present. A lot does not always mean too much, although this line can become blurred when it comes to Eclectic design. To ensure you do not over do it, stick with neutral tones in order to tie everything together. You want variety, not a mess. With this particular style, the sky is the limit with your choices. There is no specific handle, unit design or size to choose to follow this match this style. Although, a good way to start would be to choose which of your items you would like to match, and which would you like to stand out. An example would be to have different handles on your bottom units – drawer-line, base, etc – to your top units such as bridging units, wall units, etc. Or for a bolder approach you could mix and match with glass wall units (Modern), panelled base and drawer units (Rustic) all in soft tones (Classic) to ensure your kitchen is not too overwhelming.


Enough about all the wonderous things you could potentially do with your kitchen and let us get down to business and find just exactly what it is you need. More in depth information and technical advice on the different units are available on our website or please contact on of our friendly staff to assist.

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