Features By Nicola Hanley
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Features by Nicola Hanley | 64 features

Nicola is an award-winning journalist who has been writing about interiors for 15 years. A former editor of Essential Kitchen & Bathroom Business magazine, she has also worked in PR and is now a freelance writer specialising in kitchens, bathrooms and bedrooms.

Interview: Stuart Wilson on building appliance brand ASKO in the UK

A year after entering the UK market, ASKO’s national account manager talks to Nicola Hanley about what sets the Scandi...

InterviewFeatures Mon 1st Aug 2022

Handleless Shaker – The perfect fusion of classic and contemporary

It may seem like just a small detail, but removing handles from Shaker doors has actually given the classic-style kitche...

KitchensFeatures Mon 11th Jul 2022

Interview: Hettich MD Simeon Gabriel on the key to commercial success

As Simeon Gabriel settles into his new role as MD of Hettich UK, he talks to Nicola Hanley about his plans for growing t...

InterviewFeatures Mon 27th Jun 2022

How the latest office furniture can blend into spaces in the home

With working from home driving demand for office furniture, designers are creating flexible office spaces that fit seaml...

InsightFeatures Tue 14th Jun 2022

Interview: Roberto Heredia – How Acquabella is winning over the UK

Roberto Heredia, UK country manager of Acquabella, talks to Nicola Hanley about the Spanish bathroom manufacturer’s qu...

InterviewFeatures Wed 8th Jun 2022

Bedroom furniture for clients keen to maximise every inch of space

With more time being spent at home, consumers are increasingly looking to transform their bedrooms into calm, clutter-fr...

InsightFeatures Mon 23rd May 2022

Interview: Mereway MD Mark Mills on the new Aura Kitchens brand

As Mereway Kitchens launches its new stand-alone Aura Kitchens brand, MD Mark Mills and national sales manager Stace Ali...

InterviewFeatures Wed 4th May 2022

How consumers are embracing calm, minimal Japandi-style bathrooms

A soothing blend of Japanese design and Scandinavian style, the Japandi interiors trend has led to contemporary, wooden ...

BathroomsFeatures Mon 25th Apr 2022

Is grey the new go-to kitchen colour, or has it just never gone away?

When it comes to kitchen cabinetry it seems that grey is having a moment, with some homeowners attracted to its soothing...

KitchensFeatures Thu 7th Apr 2022

Smarter, quieter, more sustainable dishwashers are making their mark

Dishwashers are evolving – now they are smart appliances that clean perfectly and offer genuine time, lifestyle and ec...

KitchensFeatures Fri 4th Mar 2022

Sustainability update – the latest water-efficient bathroom products

As consumers become more aware of their environmental footprint, they are increasingly opting for water-saving bathroom ...

BathroomsFeatures Tue 22nd Feb 2022

How fashion-forward finishes have taken accessories to new heights

There’s been a real change in the perception of bathroom accessories in recent years. While still highly functional, t...

BathroomsFeatures Tue 11th Jan 2022

How laundry appliances are evolving to meet changing consumer concerns

With consumers increasingly concerned about sustainability and rising energy bills, not to mention the need for enhanced...

KitchensFeatures Mon 29th Nov 2021

Broken dreams: Has COVID called time on open-plan kitchen designs?

Flexible, broken-plan kitchens are meeting consumers’ post-pandemic needs and boosting the multifunctionality of hardw...

KitchensFeatures Tue 26th Oct 2021

Why 'transitional' bathroom style is taking the market by storm

The growing popularity of transitional bathroom designs, which fuse traditional and contemporary elements to great effec...

BathroomsFeatures Wed 6th Oct 2021