The Benefits of a Bespoke Kitchen

Are you struggling to find a kitchen that’s unique to you and your needs? Taking the bespoke approach could be your best option – and here’s why.

Bespoke kitchen by Beeck
Image: Tall units built into the wall to free up floor space by Beeck

If you’re looking online for a new kitchen, chances are you will have come across the word ‘bespoke’. A word that was once only associated with expensive tailored suits is now broadly defined as any product or service that is ‘made to order’. Today, you can find almost anything that’s bespoke – from holidays and hats to wines and wallpaper. But how does that translate into the world of kitchens?

A bespoke kitchen is one that has been designed specifically with you in mind. It is tailor-made to suit your needs and fit perfectly within the space you have available. From the colour of the cabinets to the appliances and lighting, your bespoke kitchen will be a reflection of how you want to use the space and how you want to feel in it. The result is a carefully crafted, one-of-a-kind kitchen that works around your needs and routines.

You might be wondering, are bespoke kitchens more expensive? It depends where you go. With this level of skill and attention, having a bespoke kitchen can come with a hefty price tag. But you’ll be pleased to know, it doesn’t have to be that way. At Kemphaus Kitchens, bespoke design is not only included in our standard service – it’s the core of our business. 

So now that we’ve busted the myth that bespoke kitchens are more expensive, here’s the next question: is a bespoke kitchen worth it? Here are the benefits of buying a bespoke kitchen, so you can decide for yourself!

Unique design

Bespoke kitchen by Kuhlmann
Image: 11 degree angled unit and breakfast bar unique to Kuhlmann

What makes a kitchen bespoke is first and foremost the unique design. We each have our own style, and that extends to our homes and their hearts – the kitchen. When you choose a bespoke kitchen, you’re not just settling for whatever is available off-the-shelf. You’re able to decide on every little detail, from the exact size of a storage unit right down to the style of the cabinet handles. In this way, your kitchen is guaranteed to complement the character of your home.

By contrast, a generic off-the-shelf kitchen is based on a standard set of sizes, which are unlikely to fit your room perfectly. There is also less variety in the choice of doors, colours and styles, meaning it won’t always match with your home. With a bespoke kitchen, you get the freedom to splash your true personality onto a completely blank canvas.

Adapted to your lifestyle

Bespoke kitchen by Kuhlmann
Image: Dedicated zones for relaxing, working and cooking by Kuhlmann

Not only do you want your kitchen to complement your home, you also want it to enhance your lifestyle. Maybe you have young kids running around and would love to get them involved in the cooking and baking. Or perhaps you work from home and need a dedicated work space in your kitchen. Do you love entertaining? Then having a smart pantry that doubles up as a bar is sure to impress your dinner guests. However you use your kitchen, it’s bound to be for more than just cooking and eating. Nowadays, the kitchen has become more of an interior design feature, something that you should be proud of. That’s why having a bespoke kitchen really is the best option, as you’ll be designing a kitchen that works around you and your daily life, not having to adapt to the limitations of a standard kitchen.

Efficient use of space

Image: Multi-level drawer unit unique to Kuhlmann

Imagine a kitchen with no awkward angles or corners of dead space, where every last bit of space is maximised for good use. Well, by going bespoke you can eliminate these problems right from the beginning. Instead of fitting an existing design into your current space, we take your plans and create bespoke units from scratch that slot into the smallest of spaces in your kitchen. And if you think you don’t have a big enough area for a new kitchen, think again. From space-saving features to smart storage solutions, you’ll be surprised at how precisely our bespoke kitchen designs can be adapted to the space you have available. 

Specialised service and ongoing support

Image: Different worktop levels for cooking and dining by Mobilturi

Another thing that you won’t find at a standard kitchen supplier is the specialised service that comes with fitting a bespoke kitchen. Instead of dealing with salespeople or store reps, you’ll be talking your ideas through with our kitchen designers themselves. This means you can explain to them exactly what you want, specifying everything to the very last detail. After listening to your ideas and understanding your specific needs, we might also offer design solutions that you, your architect or builder might not have considered. Once the design is done, you can be as involved in the process as you want to be – our priority is making your experience as stress-free as possible. What’s more, we’ll continue to support you long after your kitchen is completed, so you’re guaranteed to be happy with the final result.

Image: Designer kitchen with floating units by Mobilturi

The world really is your oyster when it comes to designing a bespoke kitchen. Whether you’re a first-time buyer wanting to add some personality to your home or a family looking for a child-friendly cooking area, you need a kitchen that’s designed around you. Because when your kitchen fits smoothly into your home, your daily life will run smoothly too. 

In our experience, the final kitchen is never exactly the same as the initial design. We see the design process as a partnership based on your input and our knowledge, meaning the design will evolve along the way. Whatever you can dream up, we’ll make it a reality. And if starting from scratch seems daunting to you, we can guide you through the whole process and help you visualise your dream kitchen. 

Are you ready to start planning your dream kitchen? Get in touch on 01279 758777 or send us an email at to book an appointment at our showroom, where you’ll find all the inspiration you need to create a bespoke kitchen that’s perfect for you.

Words by Lily Plume, Content Strategist at Kemphaus Kitchens