Shaker Kitchens by
John Lewis of Hungerford

What makes a shaker kitchen?

Beautiful, understated Shaker style

Shaker design dates back to the mid-18th Century and is characterised by simplicity, functionality & quality craftmanship.

The most identifiable characteristic of a Shaker kitchen is the simple, square -framed, classically portioned doors.

A John Lewis of Hungerford painted shaker kitchen is every bit about the honesty and integrity that come from the roots of this design.

What makes a Shaker kitchen special?

Details and Personalisation

Changes in finishes and simple details mean that the Shaker kitchen offers a wide range of different flavours; making it a very versatile style that is as much at home in a country kitchen as it is in a city apartment. By choosing from a wealth of materials and textures for your shaker kitchen units and cabinets you can create your own distinctive and highly individual look, giving you a bespoke classic kitchen that feels contemporary.

Handles

Whether you are wanting a classic look for your kitchen, or something more contemporary, our varied selection of handles can be used to dress-up or down your kitchen for your preferred style. With a wide choice of styles and finishes we can help you choose the perfect handles to complete your kitchen and incorporate into your bespoke design.

Crafted Cabinetry

The cabinetry in shaker kitchens can also be built from solid wood. Walnut can be hand finished with our special wax, this enhances the beautiful grain of the wood and also offers protection from everyday spills. Oak is another popular choice for shaker kitchen doors to combine and contrast with any paint option.

Personalisation

The Shaker kitchen can be easily dressed up or down, to create a classic or modern look. Curved shaker kitchen units and cabinets make a contemporary statement and allow the room to feel less like a kitchen and more like a living space. Pantry cupboards and tall appliance combinations, work well to create a traditional kitchen. Shaker kitchens can incorporate glazed wall cupboards and chunky wooden work surfaces to give a timeless feel. Shaker cabinets work well in any room whether it’s a kitchen, laundry room or hallway.

Doors

Our Shaker range is available in a choice of lay-on or in-frame doors. In-frame - The doors and drawer fronts sit and open within the frames and the cabinets are fitted with special hinges and drawer fronts to suit. The hinges are often visible when the door is shut. Lay-on - This is the standard kitchen door range. The door lays over or on top of the frame. The advantage of the lay-on door style is that there are very small gaps between doors and drawers, creating a consistent and continuous appearance and traditional kitchen feel.

Finishes & Colour

A wide range of finishes and a mix of colours allow our designers to create a completely unique look with this kitchen design. A bold colour works well to create a statement centre piece kitchen island. A neutral colour scheme can be beautifully complimented with wooden worktops or floors to create an understated style. Whereas using dark wood cabinets creates a truly traditional style kitchen.

We had our 1st kitchen from you in 1999, and when we moved, had no hesitation in again choosing John Lewis of Hungerford. It has been so refreshing to find a company that cares about it's concerns after the initial guarantee period. Ms T, Coventry

Our kitchen portfolio

View the Shaker 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.

With a focus on the individual and armed with an up to date knowledge of current design trends I have the ability to create a truly stand out space suited to your individual needs. Michael Tawadrous, 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 Shaker 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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