Bringing the coast to your kitchen

Living near the sea on Mersea Island, our owner and MD, Richard Davonport often meets local creatives. However, the work of Turquoise Tide Artistry especially caught his eye!   Having travelled all over the world with work and living by…

The Best Kitchen Layout for Entertaining

With all the COVID related lockdowns over the last 12 months, our homes have not only provided sanctuary but also, a place where we can socialise safely with our family and friends. Rooms that have been designed to incorporate cooking,…

Kitchen Island Design Ideas

An island is a highly desired feature of a kitchen. They can be designed in all shapes and sizes depending on the layout of the room and if it works with the proportions of the rest of the furniture. We…

Introducing Lam Lighting to Davonport

Our owner and founder, Richard Davonport established the Davonport brand with exacting standards, a sharp eye for detail, and an unwavering insistence on the very highest standards. Therefore, at our heart is a true passion and respect for high quality,…

Kitchen Design Trends 2021

As we reach the end of another year (in this instance, one that has been especially life changing), it is that time where we reflect on what the key kitchen trends have been and how designs are evolving into the…

Designing your own home bar

With the national lockdowns and restrictions in 2020 affecting our ability to frequent restaurants, pubs and bars, it is no surprise to learn that there has been a rise in the sale of alcohol with more and more people entertaining…

November lockdown – Open by appointment only

        Good News! You can still visit our award-winning showroom. After reviewing the publication of legislation and guidance regarding ‘non-essential’ retail further, the government has stated that ‘hardware stores and builders merchants’ are classed as essential retail.…

5 things Selling Sunset taught us about bespoke kitchens

If there is one positive to come from the COVID-19 lockdown, it’s the escapism the Netflix sensation ‘Selling Sunset’ gave to many across the country. Full of drama, glamour, and some of the most breathtaking homes in the world… what’s…