Ballygar Painted Kitchen

Inspired Designs / Ballygar Painted Kitchen

Client brief

To design and make a painted kitchen with a large Island with
seating for 4.


The room featured a vaulted ceiling with angled windows. The challenge lay in designing a kitchen that fitted seamlessly into its surroundings but also helped accentuate the features of the room.

Bespoke approach

An initial meeting was held on site during the early stages of the building phase. This was to gain a feel for the space, ascertain clients requirements, and take measurements. Initial sketches were then presented and the client was happy with our layout. At this stage we were asked to meet with the electrician to plan out the location of electrical sockets and location for appliances. 6 weeks before the installation sample paint colours and granite samples were presented for final selection. The client wished for a Winters Breath light grey finish on the main cabinets and a contrasting Grafton Port burgundy on the Island. The main work-surface is a royal black granite with a sweeping solid white oak dining bar on the concave curve of the island top.

Time frame

From initial meeting to installation was 6 months approx.

Finishing Touches

The pediment over the extractor unit helped to accentuate the vaulted ceiling. Also the use of Solid White oak on the over mantle helped to tie the Oak worktop on the island to the rest of the kitchen, without this small detail the worktop may have seemed misplaced in the kitchen.