The project brief
Each cottage was to have its own colour scheme, themed around flora and fauna, but with commonalities that linked them together. The four cottages are Rosemary, a green colour scheme, Bluebell, a blue colour scheme, Primrose, a yellow colour scheme and finally Clementine, an orange colour scheme.
Each space had its own challenges and needs with the cottages, not all being the same in terms of their architecture and layout. Some cottages had sloping rooves to overcome, others had thick stone walls in different places or beams to workaround. Varying window shapes also presented an interesting challenge for Dr Alex and his mum, Jane, who was on hand to support, but also for Smile Kitchens’ design team.
Dr Alex was really keen that the four kitchens weren’t dictated by them but that they were, instead, a collaboration with Smile. He knew that our design team had the skills to deliver something amazing, so he left it to us to pitch our ideas…