The Artisan Original by John Lewis of Hungerford

What makes an Artisan kitchen?

Traditional, elegant Artisan style

The Artisan kitchen is our original and most identifiable John Lewis of Hungerford kitchen design. If you’re looking for a traditional country style kitchen that is the heart of your home, our original Artisan design is for you. Its elegantly plain English style works perfectly in a range of homes from a country kitchen to a Georgian town house and in authentic farmhouse kitchens too.

Like a well-loved piece of furniture, Artisan kitchen designs age beautifully and settle comfortably into the heart of your home.

Freestanding kitchen units can make a powerful statement in an Artisan style kitchen, with showpiece islands that offer lots of storage, pot-ends and deep drawers and provide a very social space to entertain and prepare food. Continuing in the tradition of classic English kitchens the Artisan range includes beautiful glass-fronted wall cabinets that act like a dresser, perfect to show off your collection of crockery and glassware. Contrasting paint colours can even be applied inside.

What makes an Artisan kitchen special?

Artisan kitchens are all about the details. Drawers feature traditional dovetail jointed, fully-extending drawer box construction and are fitted to be soft-closing every time. Adjustable hand-forged butt hinges are available in a pewter, polished or antiqued finish. The inset magnetic door aligners ensure that the kitchen unit doors close neatly without binding and our wall cabinets retain our super deep shelves allowing you to place large dinner plates inside. These are all part of the hallmark design of the traditional Artisan kitchen.

Handles

Whether you opt to complete your home with our lay-on kitchen doors and drawers or our in-frame style, you will be able to create the perfect traditional kitchen look with a varied range of cup handles and knobs are available in a variety of different finishes to incorporate into your bespoke design.

Crafted Cabinetry

Artisan handmade kitchens are created with pride by our skilled craftsmen. The detailed cabinetry incorporates a raised field centre panel and beautiful drawer edge detailing. We use a combination of traditional and modern techniques and select only materials best suited to making each part. That way you always get an Artisan kitchen that’s built to last.

Personalisation

The Artisan kitchen makes a great canvas to put your own mark on. Choosing options such as neutral colours with pared back cabinetry allows for the eye-catching granite worksurface to have maximum impact, making it the focal point of the design. By successfully creating a middle ground for old and new to come together, this Artisan design incorporates the popular interior design style for mixing materials in the kitchen.

Doors

Our Artisan range is available in a choice of lay-on or in-frame doors. Our in-frame, handmade kitchen brings nostalgic, traditional cabinet construction with some up-to-the-minute advantages. The Lay-on look is an alternative style for classic kitchens and gives a timeless, easy on the eye, balanced look.

Finishes & Colour

A wide range of finishes and an extensive selection of colours allows you to create complete diversity throughout this kitchen design and add your own personalised taste and style.

The new kitchen is lovely. The fitters were absolutely excellent - they worked through the snow every day with only the shortest break for lunch to get it done and were extremely courteous and helpful. The kitchen looks excellent. K. Russell, Donnington

Our kitchen portfolio

View the Artisan kitchens our designers have created

We are passionate about good design and will ensure your new kitchen is both beautiful and practical.

Our designers work closely with you to understand exactly how you envisage your dream kitchen, and gain appreciation of how you want to use you new room. By distilling our 45 years of kitchen layout and product design experience we are able to interpret your likes & dislikes, consider your inspiration carefully and then guide your though the choices in our portfolio.

I love to utilise my creativity and think outside the box to offer customers a unique design solution and something different to the norm Tom Layzell, Senior Designer/Manager

Ready to start your journey?

If you are ready to take the next step in your journey to a new kitchen, we’re ready to help.

Looking for something different?

If our Artisan kitchen range isn’t quite right for you. Why not have a look and some of our other kitchen collections.

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I really love making people's kitchen dreams become a reality and seeing how happy they are once the kitchen install is all finished. KAREN, SALES DESIGNER, HUNGERFORD SHOWROOM
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