Texture can transform the way that light hits a room, impact on its perceived scale and help to differentiate between various objects and surfaces. Texture can even be used to communicate a particular style of design, in the same way that colour can impact on a room’s temperature. Despite this, texture can often be forgotten about when it comes to design. Here, we look how you can add beautiful texture to your living space with handles, pendant lights and worktops, all available from your local Studio Partner.  


Handles can make a huge difference to your kitchen’s overall look and feel, with their shape and finish adding textured accents to your furnishings. Opt for polished nickel’s smooth and slick texture to perfectly complement a sleek, modern kitchen, or choose warming copper for traditional style kitchen cupboards.



Add a flash of statement metallic texture to your kitchen with Delia handles and knobs.The epitome of classic style, the Delia range has a unique an ergonomic, tactile feel, with handles and knobs available in brushed brass, polished nickel and antique copper.



Perfect for adding a final, elegant highlight to your kitchen, the tactile Jude handles & knobs combine classic style with up-to-date metallic finishes (brushed brass, polished nickel and antique copper) which will perfectly complement a variety of kitchen styles. Jude cup handles come with a distinctive ridge at the front to assist grip, making them a fantastic, ergonomic addition to your kitchen. These curved cup handles combine elegant style with striking metallic finishes.

Pendant Lighting

Introducing exposed brickwork is a great way of adding an industrial edge to your living space, and creating a textural contrast by pairing with sleek, more contemporary finishes. The new additions to our pendant lighting range complement a variety of kitchen styles but their exposed bulbs and tinted glass shades work particularly well with the industrial aesthetic. Pair with distressed wood and a raw, natural colour palette for a dramatic, rustic look.



The Phillip pendant light will cast an imposing presence over any kitchen design. The round, single pendant design is available in clear glass with satin nickel fittings or champagne glass with antique brass fittings, giving you the flexibility to match it to your chosen kitchen style.



The striking, drum-shaped Harry pendant light is a great example of industrial style at its finest. Use as the perfect statement touch in your industrial kitchen design scheme, or as a stand-out contrast to a more traditional setting. Available in clear glass with satin nickel fittings or champagne glass with antique brass fittings.



Add a hint of industrial chic to your kitchen with the statement William pendant light. Its elegant, lantern-shaped pendant is made from hand-blown glass, giving the ultimate in artisan luxury. Available in champagne glass with antique brass fittings for a warm, inviting effect, or clear glass with satin nickel fittings for a sleek look.

Speak to your local Studio Partner today to see how our pendant lights could be incorporated into your kitchen to create ambient warmth and a statement finishing touch.  



Tactile quality is an important element of design and textured worktops can be a great way of introducing a rustic hint of nature’s charm into your kitchen, creating a warm and inviting space. Our Studio Partners offer worktops in a wide range of finishes, to help you achieve the effect you’re looking for.  This includes our new, solid grade laminate worktops, available in five colours;


Piazza Finish

Add an industrial accent to your kitchen with an Apollo® Compact Solid Grade Laminate worktop in Piazza finish. This extremely hard-wearing worktop stylishly mimics the look of concrete and is resistant to water, stains and scratches.


Golden Campino Finish

The Apollo® Compact Solid Grade Laminate worktop in Golden Campino beautifully echoes the warming tones of copper. Wonderfully resilient, the material is non corrosive, easy to clean and comes with a guarantee of ten years.


Blanco Marble Finish

Keeps things classic with an Apollo® Compact Solid Grade Laminate worktop in Blanco Marble finish. This hard-wearing worktop beautifully mimics the look of natural marble whilst being stain and scratch resistant and extremely easy to clean.


Stone Gris Finish

Dark and dramatic, the Apollo® Compact Solid Grade Laminate worktop in Stone Gris is hard-wearing and contrasts perfectly against lighter cabinetry for an elegant finish, or paired with other dark colours for a beautifully bold look.


White Peak Finish

Keep things pristine with the Apollo® Compact Solid Grade Laminate worktop in White Peak finish. Naturally hygienic, this easy-to-clean worktop is sure to make an elegant statement in any kitchen and looks beautiful when paired with a wide range of colour schemes.

The recent trend for metallic worktops in copper or stainless- steel finishes shows no sign of slowing down. As well as being more practical to maintain, they also complement most kitchen styles.  Whether you’re looking for a statement copper worktop to complement an industrial style kitchen, or seeking a minimalist stainless-steel look, our Studio Partners can help you find the perfect solution.

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