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Purley in Light Grey


Updated: Mar 18, 2022

For the last couple of years we have noticed a huge fashion for Grey Matt or painted kitchens. These kitchens can look quite muted in the Autumn and Winter light. System Six predicts that copper will be the fashionable material for the season. Anna Coles, our In House Designer, gave this top tip on introducing Copper into your kitchen.

“Less is more! Put just enough copper items into your kitchen to accentuate the contrast of the copper colour with your kitchen doors. “ This is the perfect material to warm up your grey kitchen so we have put this guide together on how to inject copper into your kitchen affectively. Read our suggestions below on how to inject copper into your kitchen:

Kitchen Handles

We have a number of copper handles available through a range of suppliers. The handles pictured above are from Sarah Beeny’s Home Collection through Hafele. This is a fantastic subtle way to introduce copper into your kitchen.

Hafele Copper Knob 123.020.026 Hafele Copper Pull handles 151.400.016

Electrical fittings

Most electrical suppliers and electricians now offer copper and copper look fittings, such as light sockets and plug sockets. The copper look fittings are an inexpensive way of introducing copper.

Light Fittings

Retailers have really got on board with the copper trend with many high street retailers offering a considerable range of Copper Lighting fittings. There is something for every budget, and it is an easy way to create a copper focal point. The picture above shows a small selection from John Lewis’s range.


Currently there are not many copper appliances on the market. The main demand is still for glass or stainless steel. However, Caple have recently introduced the CR700 Island Hood (see picture above). In the right setting this hood will look stunning and become a fantastic focal point for any kitchen.


If you ponder whether the copper trend is just going to be short lived, you could just dip your toe with the amazing range of copper and copper look kitchen accessories available on the high street. The J by Jasper Conran range at Debenhams offers a number of copper accessories that would look fantastic when strategically placed in any kitchen.

If this blog has inspired you to introduce copper into your kitchen or if you would like to make your dream kitchen a reality simply get in touch with our award winning showroom.



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