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Client Journeys

Displayed on our website for your pleasure and inspiration are photographs of our work. Every photograph has been taken in a real, working kitchen or interior; not one is a studio room set or showroom. We are extremely grateful to our clients for allowing us to return to their homes to capture these images. It is a testament to what we have achieved for our clients and we couldn’t have done it without them! From classic to modern, minimal to traditional, we have supplied stunning living spaces to many distinguished and delighted customers.

Mayland | Designing the dream forever home kitchen

Mayland | Designing the dream forever home kitchen Property broker Adam and his wife Dominique had just finished an 18-month refurb on their Edwardian semi with their 3-month-old daughter in tow when he received a new instruction that turned his head. Located in their favourite village, on a quaint little…

Soho | A luxurious kitchen perfect for entertaining

Soho | A luxurious kitchen perfect for entertaining After several years of searching for the perfect plot to build their dream home on, Mr and Mrs Elms discovered a dilapidated bungalow that was about to go up for sale. Set in 7 acres of woodland, it was exactly what the…

Shoreditch | Industrial style kitchen with classic bead frame

Shoreditch | Industrial style kitchen with classic bead frame This Davonport Shoreditch kitchen has been designed with the bead detail on the frame and clear glazing in the wall cabinets to include some classic elements to the aesthetic. The furniture is painted in Farrow and Ball’s Hardwick White and statement…

Holkham | Timeless country kitchen

Holkham | Timeless country kitchen Set in the quaint little village north-west of Colchester, the unassuming 4-bedroom country cottage dating back to the late 1800s sits proudly in a gravelled driveway. Once home to the local wood merchant and his family, aside from electricity, the property had been untouched retaining…

Mersea | a timeless open plan kitchen design

Mersea | A timeless open plan kitchen design After living in their Grade II listed Tudor house in a beautiful secluded rural location on the Suffolk/Essex border for the best part of 6 years, Mr and Mrs Jones fell in love with the idea of designing and building a new…

Tillingham | Contemporary Classic Kitchen

Tillingham – Contemporary Classic kitchen This luxurious, contemporary Davonport Tillingham kitchen-diner nestled away in the Haybridge Basin in Maldon, Essex was designed for Victoria and Alex Parker. With walks and running routes that boast stunning views of the Blackwater estuary and Osea Island on the doorstep, all while being conveniently…

Holkham | Beautifully Bespoke

The kitchen-diner in this Victorian semi-detached property in south-west London was designed to meet the functional and lifestyle needs of the client, as well as being ergonomically efficient.

Location: South-west London

Tillingham | Victorian Vicarage Kitchen Renovation

From the moment the Browns first visited the dilapidated Victorian vicarage they fell in love with its potential. Having been unoccupied for over a decade, the five-bedroom detached property in Essex was inhabitable. However, with its original period features all still intact, the scale and proportions of the building provided the perfect opportunity to create a unique family home.

Location: Essex

Tillingham – Bespoke Barn Conversion

A statement shaker-style kitchen in Davonport’s Tillingham beaded cabinetry with grand proportions, topped with white fantasy granite and internal oak drawers tempered by paired back detailing. The pollarded burr oak bar and burnished brass accessories are a nod to the barn and surroundings brought together with a classic colour palette of handpainted navy and grey – exuding a coastal theme.

Location: Essex

Tillingham | Grade II Listed Country House Kitchen Extension

The original kitchen in this 6-bedroom Tudor Hall was dated and disproportionate to the rest of the home, with no space for formal dining.

Location: Colne Valley, Essex

Audley | Luxurious New Build Kitchen

AUDLEY | Luxurious new build kitchen When the homeowner and property developer of this stunning seven-bedroom new build in leafy Hertfordshire embarked on this extensive project, he returned to Davonport to help create the luxurious kitchen and dining space. Presented with a totally blank canvas, the designer's task was to…

Shoreditch Kitchen

Shoreditch | Stripped back industrial kitchen design

Perfectly comfortable in their home of sixteen years, Emma and Mark surprised themselves when they became captivated by the opportunity to renovate a Victorian property in the same area.

Location: Forest Gate, East London

Tillingham Kitchen Essex

Tillingham | Shaker Style Kitchen with Banquette Seating

TILLINGHAM | Shaker style kitchen with banquette seating The kitchen of this six-bedroom Victorian property on the Essex coast required little in the way of structural changes - at 7m x 6.5m it was of more than adequate size to be a perfect entertaining space. However, the kitchen that the owners…

Location: Essex

Mayland | A Flexible Family Space

MAYLAND| A flexible family space When seasoned renovator, Gaby Roberts, and her husband Simon saw a plot of land become available in their dream location, they were quick to make the purchase and begin work on building their dream home. Having renovated their previous property, Gaby knew exactly how much…

Belgravia | Bespoke Opulence

Designed to impress; the floating kitchen island in Mrs M’s kitchen was the showstopping final flourish in this Belgravia inspired project.

Location: Epsom, Surrey

Mersea | Victorian, Industrial Kitchen

Ali and Joe were looking for a family friendly, industrial kitchen that was in-keeping with their late Victorian property.

Location: Colchester, Essex

Canterbury | This Bespoke Oak Kitchen is a Vision in Green

Joanne and Stuart transformed their Essex countryside home to accommodate the open-plan kitchen / dining space of their dreams.

Location: Manningtree, Essex

Audley | Georgian Country House

Interior Designer, Jane, had spent years planning her dream kitchen extension in her Georgian country house. Here’s how Davonport helped bring it to life.

Location: Colchester, Essex

Mersea | Beach House Escape

For Anna and Simon their Davonport kitchen had to reflect the stunning coastal location of their new beach house escape whilst also functioning as a practical cooking and socialising space for when friends and family come over. Having fully achieved their brief they can now enjoy their new home, kitchen and breath-taking views of the Essex coastline.

Location: Mersea Island, Essex

Canterbury | Farmhouse Curves

After deciding that a total renovation was necessary on their newly acquired 1950’s bungalow, Kirsty and James had the freedom to totally update their new home. The massive revamp of the property in Bridge, near Canterbury, turned it from a dated bungalow into a farmhouse style 4-bedroom home. The focus of this renovation was the bespoke kitchen.

Location: Canterbury, Kent

Aldeburgh | Classic Elegance

The Aldeburgh kitchen was designed to function as a practical food preparation area as well as forming a sociable hub of this home. The large island creates a space that effortlessly combines the two.

Location: Aldeburgh, Suffolk

Tillingham | Farmhouse Shaker Style Kitchen circa 1740

The history of this 1740 barn was central to the design of the kitchen. The original beams and pillars had to remain, creating a magnificent timber frame in which to build this exceptional example of our Tillingham kitchen.

Location: Felsted, Essex

Belgravia | Barn Conversion

Old and new were blended perfectly in the kitchen of this converted barn, and a desire for walnut features in this design made the Belgravia collection the obvious choice for such a sophisticated room.

Location: Chandler’s Cross, Hertfordshire

Kensington | Richmond Townhouse

Having landscaped the garden, Jennifer and Jim were keen to create a kitchen that overlooked their new back garden. Incorporating a drinks area and island into the design, this Kensington kitchen creates a social room overlooking the garden.

Location: Richmond, London

Fallowfield | Nineteenth Century Country Manor

A classic country kitchen for an 1821 country manor designed for a growing family was the perfect brief for the Fallowfield collection. Understated yet undeniably beautiful, the Fallowfield was the ideal kitchen for Peter and Sarah’s requirements.

Location: Kelvedon, Essex

Belgravia | A Modern Classic Kitchen

Carla and Ben wanted a kitchen that was as appropriate for family cooking as it was for Saturday night entertaining. The Belgravia kitchen, with a central island and informal seating, created a perfectly sophisticated but welcoming space.

Location: Putney, London

Tillingham | Classic Design With a Hint of Sparkle

Nikki and Gary were looking for a shaker style kitchen with a touch of glamour for their contemporary family home. The Tillingham collection with a hint of sparkle was perfect; a classic kitchen with a modern twist.

Location: Chelmsford, Essex

D³ | A Contemporary Kitchen Extension

D³ | A contemporary kitchen extension Mr and Mrs Weston came to the Davonport Colchester showroom with a firm idea of what they wanted for their new kitchen. They had undergone significant building work to create the space needed for their dream kitchen so wanted a layout that would optimise…

Tillingham | From Design to Reality

TILLINGHAM | Family kitchen goes From design to reality This case study aims to explore Grace and Henry’s Tillingham kitchen from a design perspective – what the brief was, how we interpreted it and the end result. THE BACKGROUND AND THE BRIEF Grace and Henry’s home is a stunning Georgian…

Tillingham | The Perfect Blend of Classic and Contemporary Shaker Kitchen Design

TILLINGHAM | The perfect blend of classic and contemporary shaker kitchen design When we first met Julie and Neil they had very different ideas of what they envisaged for their new kitchen. For Neil the dream was a traditional shaker-style kitchen with classic design features such as a mantel over…

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