April 04, 2018

Kia Stanford Verified Designer by d-list

[London, UK], April 4, 2018 – 

The D-List is the definitive list of who to watch in the world of kitchen and bathroom design. It comprises a wide range of designers who are continuing to innovate and re-invent their kitchen and bathroom designs. Whilst some featured names are fairly new to the design world, others have a well-established track...

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March 06, 2018

Kia Designs Winner Of Bathroom Designer of the Year

[London, UK], March 5, 2018 – Kia Designs of London won for “Bathroom Designer of the Year – Project Cost between £10,000 and £25,000” by kbbreview Retail & Design Awards 2018, prestigious annual event celebrating its 24th year in 2018. 
 

"We could not have been more delighted to have been recognised for our bathroom designs." said Kia...

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February 22, 2018

Amazing Arte Wallcoverings Accentuate A Modern New Build: A Sneak Peek

Have a little sneak peek into one of our live projects

We are currently in the purchasing stage of this project, the design is all signed off and we cannot wait to get the items installed.

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In Sneak Peek

February 20, 2018

Planning Permission For A Basement Conversion

There’s a lot to think about when you’re starting to plan for a basement conversion: What will you be using the space for? Will you be needing a separate front door? Are your neighbours aware? Do you have a party wall agreement in place?

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February 14, 2018

Can I Put A Beautiful New Bedroom In My Basement?

Want to add value, space and extra rooms to your current property? Converting your current cellar or basement, or creating one from scratch can be a fantastic way to gain sq footage and improve your home. But just because something looks like a good idea on paper, doesn't mean it will necessarily be right for your home. Creating space below a...

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In Design In Depth

February 12, 2018

Kia Designs of London Awarded Best of Houzz 2018

Over 40 Million Monthly Unique Users Nominated Best Home Improvement and Design Professionals in the UK and Around the World

 

[London, UK], February 12, 2018 Kia Designs of London has won “Best Of Customer Service” on Houzz®, the leading platform for home renovation and design. The firm in its 10th year was chosen by the more than 40...

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February 08, 2018

Sneak Peek: Our New Project Will Make You Blue With Envy

Our latest client likes her apartment like I like my men: tall, dark and handsome. What is currently a bright, lofty penthouse flat in a converted mansion house in Earls Court is about to become a blend of dark blue and grey tones, with brass trim and black detailing. We're opening up a wall and installing a crittal window, which should...

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In Sneak Peek

February 07, 2018

Your Basement Dig and Your Soil: What Lies Beneath

When you are embarking on a basement conversion, you are going to have all sorts of questions. There is a lot to think about and a lot to consider.  

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February 06, 2018

Basement Conversion: Can I Do It?

A basement conversion is often a fantastic solution to extending your home, whether you are an expanding family, wanting to create a separate living space or you simply want more space. It can be a great alternative to moving house. It can also boost the value of your property, which is another real incentive to take the plunge.  

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In Design In Depth

January 30, 2018

Is it worth travelling around the world for good design?

You could travel the world almost without stopping if you wanted to visit all the design fairs, almost every day of the calendar would be filled with inspiration, travelling and meeting new suppliers. It would be glorious, every day would bring a new delight and you would see the world but it does pose a problem - when would you ever get...

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In Business 101

January 25, 2018

A Sneak Peek At Some Beautiful Terrazzo Tiles

It’s always exciting to see new projects get underway, especially when there are quite big changes being made to the existing property.

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In Sneak Peek

January 24, 2018

5 Rugs That Will Make You Swoon

Spotlight On: The Rug Company 

One of our favorite companies to work with, The Rug Company, are ubiquitous with combining traditional techniques with modern craftsmanship and cutting edge design. Their ecofriendly and sustainable collections ooze style and sophistication, and they collaborate with the biggest names in Fashion and Design to...

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In Spotlight On

January 23, 2018

Underfloor Heating Basics And What You Need To Know

Underfloor heating is being used more and more in residential properties and it’s great: it gives you more space and flexibility in your room once radiators have been removed; it is much more effective in heating your rooms at an even temperature, making every area warm and toasty. It may be hidden away, but the results are very effective.

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In Design 101

January 18, 2018

How to Have Amazing Art: Prints vs Posters

When it comes to decorating your home, finding the perfect piece of art can pull together all the elements of the design - furniture, setting and colour scheme and will help create the desired mood and feeling. 

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In Art & Sculpture

January 17, 2018

I Want to Extend My House Down: Where do I Start?

Types of Basement Conversions Explained:

So you've decided you want more space, and down is the direction to go. Basement digs can be a fantastic way to add a lot of sq footage to your property, especially in London where space is at a premium.

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In Design 101

January 11, 2018

First Look at our Glamorous Kensington Project

We've hit design freeze on our stunning new Kensington project. The multi-leveled 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom flat is having a glamorous spruce up and is being fully furnished for its cosmopolitan new occupants. 

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In Sneak Peek

January 10, 2018

Why We Love Hartô Design And You Will Too

This fortnight we’re focusing on French company Hartô Design. They are a French design brand based in Paris who sell beautiful lighting, textile and furniture products which have all be designed by their accompanying 25 different designers.

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In Spotlight On

January 09, 2018

A Lofty Penthouse Is Given A Mid-Century Modern Redesign

So our task was to decorate and refurbish a newly purchased, listed two-bedroom flat in a converted Post Office building, the landmark Beaux Arts building in North London.

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In House Tours

January 08, 2018

Kia Designs Finalist For Bathroom Designer of the Year

The kbbreview Retail & Design Awards is a prestigious annual event celebrating its 24th year in 2018. It rewards retailers, designers and manufacturers in the kitchen and bathroom industry and is organised by kbbreview, the sector’s leading business magazine for over 30 years.

[London, UK], January 8, 2018  Kia Designs of London has been...

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January 03, 2018

9 Easy Questions To Help You Find The Right Designer

So you've found someone whose work you love and got in contact. Now comes the first meeting. It can be quite a daunting process, handing over your money before there is anything tangible to show for it. Make sure you find the right designer for you, someone you get on with and trust implicitly. Here are a few must-ask questions to help you...

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