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            A Calm Haven Kitchen Makeover With Lauren

            Showing how to bring this tranquil trend to life - this Calm Haven kitchen makeover with Lauren Harrison details her journey to create a functional and relaxing cooking space inspired by modern design. After moving into her Suffolk home with her partner and dog, Lauren embarked on a full kitchen makeover in the old-fashioned property as it was in desperate need of an update. A fan of clean, minimal interiors, the Calm Haven kitchen trend appealed to her love of sleek spaces, while creating a cosy ambience that was easy to unwind in. Discover how Lauren captured this aesthetic using a fresh layout, a two-tone grey colour scheme, and clever storage solutions. 


            • Meet Lauren

              Lauren Harrison - interior Instagrammer - lives with her partner and dog in Suffolk and has been documenting their home renovation project for the last five years. 
            • Sleek and serene

              Creating a calm and contemporary design, Lauren instantly fell in love with our Clerkenwell collection, which brought an understated appeal to their space.

             The design details

            • Muted and matt

              Capturing a two-tone look, Lauren selected dove-grey and slate-grey units in a matt finish to create a restful style that mirrored the calming nature of this trend. 
            • Serene handle-free

              Lauren's integrated handle design reduces fussy details, creating clean lines that draw the eye through the room, making it appear spacious and serene.
            • A layout for modern life

              Functionality is central to the Calm Haven aesthetic – and Lauren's island floorplan offers a multi-use area that can be used for cooking and socialising.
            • Discreet disposal

              To keep her space clean and clutter-free, Lauren also opted for an integrated bin that tucks within a cupboard, so she can sort household rubbish out of sight. 
            • calm haven cutlery drawer

              Streamlined storing

              With a sleek aesthetic in mind, Lauren chose drawers for easy access to stowed goods, while creating long banks that enhance the modern, architectural feel.
            • Boosted cupboard capacity

              Towers also allow Lauren to increase storage without taking up more floor space, using the room’s height to conceal clutter for a design that is easy on the eye.
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