If you’ve got a clear picture in your head of what you would like for your kitchen, then that’s wonderful. But if you don’t, that’s also completely fine. If you do have any images that you’ve seen – whether in our inspiration book and on our website or from somewhere else – then definitely bring those along as it’ll help your designer get a feel for what you do and don’t like, although you’ll also walk through the collections together so they’ll be able to discover more about your style then too. They’ll also ask you lots of questions about how you use your space, what kind of cook you are, things like that, which will inform which appliances and storage solutions you’ll need – and the things that are more of a want than a need!
Your designer will also start mapping out ideas for your kitchen’s layout at this point, so we’ll ask you to bring along some room dimensions. They can be quite simple – the width and depth of the room, how high the ceilings are and where the windows and doors are placed – because we’ll visit to get more detailed measurements ourselves later. If you have architect’s plans, then so much the better! But don’t worry if you don’t.
At the end of your first consultation, you should have a good idea of what your kitchen might look like, which collection you’re going for, and, importantly, how much it’ll cost. These things aren’t final, but they’ll certainly help you make a clear and informed decision.