Features By Lisa Hibberd
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Features by Lisa Hibberd | 29 features

Lisa has a background in working on consumer titles, and as the former associate editor of Your Home magazine, over 15 years' experience writing about kitchens and bathrooms. She now works as a freelance, contributing to both consumer and B2B platforms.

Energy-efficient cooking appliances for fuel cost-conscious clients

With concerns about the rise in gas and electricity bills, consumers are becoming more aware of the energy ratings and e...

KitchensFeatures Mon 26th Sep 2022

Front of house – Relocating the kitchen in a period property

From maximising natural light to making use of a larger room, there are plenty of reasons why many owners of period hous...

KitchensFeatures Mon 5th Sep 2022

Bathroom design: Why Shaker furniture isn't just for kitchens

One of the most classic of styles, Shaker furniture has undoubtedly earned its place as an enduring choice for bathrooms...

BathroomsFeatures Wed 24th Aug 2022

Hide and sleek: The rising popularity of a kitchen behind closed doors

Lisa Hibberd discovers ways designers can utilise the latest clever door systems to conceal essential elements, and hear...

KitchensFeatures Thu 11th Aug 2022

Bathroom design: Clever shower designs for awkward spaces

Bathrooms with out-of-the-ordinary shapes are a common occurrence in many projects, making it necessary to specify bespo...

BathroomsFeatures Tue 26th Jul 2022

LVT flooring – The height of luxury for kitchens and bathrooms?

Consumers seeking the elegant good looks of materials such as wood and stone are now considering LVT (Luxury Vinyl Tile)...

InsightFeatures Tue 28th Jun 2022

Kitchen design: The rise of the integrated – or 'cutout' – handle

For clients who prefer the simplicity of cabinets without handles, the now classic J-pull may seem the obvious choice, b...

KitchensFeatures Wed 22nd Jun 2022

Consumers take the plunge with a luxurious outdoor bath or shower

Taking a cue from luxury hotels and retreats, homeowners are beginning to embrace the idea of outdoor baths and showers....

BathroomsFeatures Thu 16th Jun 2022

Design ideas: How the latest lighting can enhance a bathroom scheme

From clever layering tricks and high-tech systems to beautifully-lit cabinets and accessories, Lisa Hibberd sheds some l...

BathroomsFeatures Tue 17th May 2022

Outside chances: What to consider when designing an outdoor kitchen

A kitchen in the garden has become a must-have for clients wishing to extend their living space, and have a permanent ou...

KitchensFeatures Mon 9th May 2022

Bathroom design: A round-up of the latest heated towel rails

Once seen as a purely functional addition to a bathroom, the latest heated towel rails offer far more than just a way to...

BathroomsFeatures Tue 5th Apr 2022

10 kitchen highlights we enjoyed at KBB Birmingham 2022

KBB Birmingham 2022 didn’t disappoint, reuniting the KBB industry after an unprecedented two years, with over 12,000 v...

InsightFeatures Tue 22nd Mar 2022

10 key kitchen launches set to impress at KBB Birmingham

As we look forward to the UK’s largest gathering of kitchen, bedroom and bathroom brands, Lisa Hibberd takes a look at...

KitchensFeatures Wed 16th Feb 2022

10 key bathroom launches set to make a splash at KBB Birmingham

After an unprecedented two years, KBB Birmingham is back – Lisa Hibberd gets a sneak preview of what visitors to the s...

BathroomsFeatures Wed 2nd Feb 2022

Imitation game – How the latest marble-effect surfaces measure up

Proving to be one of the most sought after finishes for kitchen surfaces, the trend for marble has many consumers lustin...

KitchensFeatures Mon 31st Jan 2022