The Howells Kitchen
As one of our most iconic kitchens, made from solid oak; it has become the inspiration for how we make designer kitchens.
As we launched our new website just before Christmas 2015, I was asked to re-write the text for this kitchen since I was so involved in it, what is soon to be ten years ago. So much has happened since then with our kitchens, but on a whim I thought I"d call Glenn and see how the kitchen that so inspired us to be different was fairing. It turns out the kitchen is great. Just great. In fact, his testimonial will appear below after Christmas when he"s written it for us. It was great to catch up with such a fabulous client.
If any kitchen was the reflection of what is at the heart of Naked kitchens, this is it. And thanks to Glenn for trusting us to make it for him when, as a small team of just ten of us then specialising in solid architectural joinery, we were probably lucky just to have been on the shortlist.
Multi award winning architect Glenn Howells came to us back in 2007 and asked us to manufacture his design for a solid Oak kitchen. Since then, it has become our most iconic kitchen, reflecting our heritage in solid hardwoods. This kitchen has provided the inspiration for countless kitchens since then, and with good reason. In fact, this was one of the first kitchens we ever made. Every single component is solid oak, mostly 45mm thick. The number of clients who direct us to this kitchen and say "I want one of those please" is extraordinary. So it has a very special place in the history of Naked Kitchens and Norfolk Oak.