How to find inspiration for a kitchen remodel?


The kitchen is probably the most used room in your house, so you really want it to be something you can be proud of. If you’re bored or you dislike it’s current design it can really draining to spend time in the room, whereas if you’re in love with your kitchen you’ll love being in there, so it’s important to get it’s design perfectly suited to your tastes. However, picking a design isn’t an easy decision, it’s best to look for inspiration to help you find exactly what you want, so that you don’t waste money on a design you end up hating. To help you find inspiration for your kitchen remodel, we’ve put together 4 great ways to find the inspiration you need for that perfect kitchen.


Pinterest is an online visual pinboard where users can share or repost images, it’s perfectly suited for killing some time as well as finding plenty inspiration for your remodel. You can easily search for different aesthetics through their search bar through terms such as “modern kitchen” “Rustic Kitchen” or “Traditional Kitchen”. These will help you find exactly what type of design you’re looking for and will help filter out designs you wouldn’t want. 

Visiting friends and family

If you know anyone that’s recently had their kitchen remodelled ask to see it, see if the design they’ve gone for matches or has some resemblance for what you want in a kitchen. They could’ve gone for an aesthetic you hadn’t considered before but now are very fond of, or there are elements/colours that you think would go well with your carpet for example. You can also ask about pricing if they’re comfortable talking about it, it’ll give you an idea of what to expect going forward, especially if you have similar kitchens/areas that are being remodelled. Also, this gives you a great opportunity for a little chinwag.


YouTube is great for design inspiration, there are hundreds of channels made by interior designers explaining the latest trends and giving tips and tricks to get your perfect design. They also show what these trends look like and explain why they’re so popular at the time. Some of the tips they give are truly valuable as they give you industry insight you wouldn’t be able to hear anywhere else.

Websites/ blogs

There are plenty of websites out there to devoted sharing advice and design inspiration for those looking. They give real-life experience from when they’ve had work done on their kitchens and give advice as to where to go for the best deals. They also share great tips on what to do post-remodel to keep your kitchen looking nice and fresh.

This article was written in collaboration with Home Tiles(www.hometiles.co), a London-based tile supplier.

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