Healthy homemade soup recipes

When the seasons begin to change, there's something quite comforting about a bowl of warm…

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Utility room design ideas for modern day living

Once a room that was only found in larger homes of the more affluent, the utility/laundry room is now a sort after space for modern day, family-living and it is incorporated into the layouts of most new build homes and…

How to choose the right cabinetry style for your kitchen

Whether you flick through the pages of a popular home magazine title or scroll through the kitchen feeds of social media platforms such as Instagram and Pinterest, it is evident that timeless handmade-style kitchens are a popular choice with UK…

Designing a modern farmhouse kitchen

When we picture a country kitchen, we think of an airy room with an iconic range oven nestled inside a traditional-style mantle, with a granite-topped island and stylish pull-out larder. However, this has not always been the case. From medieval…

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…