News & Trends

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    18May

    A Bespoke Large Factory Kitchen Canteen Project

    A trade client commissioned a project to design and manufacture a bespoke Kitchen solution to cater for the issue of a boiler unit and associated pipework in a factory staff kitchen. Our in-house design team are specialists in this type of tailor made service.

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    10April

    Expansion in Cabinet Industry Creates New Jobs

    A consensus to move to UK cabinet manufacturers, and the growth in the UK furniture manufacture industry, has led to Basically Trade expanding its workforce.

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    8March

    Shopfitting Cabinets for Pop-Up Sushi Bar

    A Midlands based food restaurant outlet commissioned a bespoke shopfitting project, to carefully design and manufacture suitable cabinets for their sushi customers.

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    7February

    Custom Kitchen Cabinet Project for Interior Designer

    Commissioned by a London based interior designer, this colourful yellow complete kitchen project had the shop floor spirits high, as we developed the custom kitchen units.

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    8January

    Bespoke Bathroom Cabinet Design Project

    A well-established property developer commissioned a selection of bathroom units, to be installed in several properties under development. The project demonstrates our bespoke design service.

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    21December

    The EGGER Decorative Collection 2017 - 2019

    Discover the huge variety of combinations in the new EGGER Decorative Collection - valuable inspiration, smart solutions and a well-thought-through holistic system to help you meet your customers' expectations.

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    18December

    Easy Handle-Less Opening with TIP-ON for Doors by Blum

    Whether it's stay lifts, doors, drawers, or pull-outs: Handle-less furniture can be used throughout the home thanks to the TIP-ON mechanical opening system.

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    25October

    Our Latest High End New Build Project

    At Basically Trade, we love a challenge, which is why we really enjoyed our latest project.

    We were tasked with designing carcasses to suit an unfamiliar inframe system which we normally don't supply. This didn't stop us from doing it though!

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    1September

    A Recent Large Contract Job For An Export Client

    We have just completed another part of a large contract for a valued export client.

    This comprised of totally bespoke kitchens and bedrooms to their requirements.

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    2June

    Goodbye White, Hello Colour: The Colour Palette Taking Over The Interior World

    After years of pared-back, minimal interiors, the wheel of fashion has once again turned towards the more dramatic and, well, colourful.

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    28April

    Why Is Everyone So Obsessed With Exposed Bricks In Their Home?

    Rough, bare brick walls, mottled grey concrete and bulbs hanging lampshade-less from an exposed ceiling. Once, these were the markers of a building under construction. Now, these industrial-style interiors inspired by warehouse buildings are proof that the owner has their finger on the design pulse.

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    15February

    Elegance In Motion With Our Latest Addition – Blum Legrabox

    Straight lines create the elegant look that defines LEGRABOX, our newest premium metal drawer system. It is available in two luxurious finishes that complement a wide variety of styles and colors, and four drawer side heights cover a wide range of design options in the kitchen, bath, or furniture applications.

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    10February

    Interior Design Trends That Will Help Your Home Sell

    If you're looking to sell or remodel your home in 2017, listen up:  Expert estate agents have rounded up design features and materials that you should consider installing to get the most bang for your buck on the market. What do you think of the home decor elements that made their way onto this list?

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    9November

    5 Unique Ways to Make a Beautiful First Impression in Your Kitchen

    5 Unique Ways to Make a Beautiful First Impression in Your Kitchen. These changes make a big (and unexpected) impact. Designing your kitchen is much more than just choosing appliances, cabinets, and a countertop. Steal these spot-on designer tips to inject more personality into your cooking space.

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    23August

    Basically Trade – Made In Britain

    We are very proud to announce we are now part of the Made In Britain campaign community that promotes UK manufacturing.

    The Made in Britain Campaign supports and promotes British manufacturing, enabling buyers and consumers, at home and abroad to identify British-made products.

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    4April

    Bella Kitchen And Bedroom Doors

    The Bella kitchen and bedroom door ranges are two of our flagship ranges here at Basically Trade. This is because they are of the highest quality and with the 23 styles in 35 vinyl colours, plus the brilliant new range of Bella high gloss kitchen and bedroom doors to choose from you have well over 700 combinations which gives you a wide variety to choose your truly bespoke doors and matching accessories, designed for your style.

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    3March

    Replacement Wardrobe Doors

    Giving a new lease of life to your wardrobe is a simple and affordable solution that is trending right now.

    As long as your carcass is in good condition then why not simple replace those tired old wardrobe doors with sleek ultra-modern ones, sharp lines are available in a range of up to the minute colours.

    We also stock classic wood grains and plain colours too, so whatever your taste in décor you’ll find it here at Basically Trade.

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    25February

    Dreaming Of Design

    Basically Trade have worked with a number of interior designers over the years and their ideas go beyond the cosmetic concerns.

    An interior designer envisions and plans the use of space in a way that makes them both beautiful and functional. They balance aesthetic considerations with structural planning to reflect your suited lifestyle and create your desired mood, as well as complement your home's architectural features.

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    4February

    Replacement Kitchen Door Trends

    Replacement kitchen doors can give your kitchen a new lease of life without the traditional costs of refitting the entire kitchen but with the same outcome.

    Looking for some quick design inspiration? Whether you’re just re-modelling your home or trying to build a new one, it helps to have a vision. Investing in kitchen renovation can be a costly task, so make sure you’re getting timeless pieces by keeping yourself up-to-date with latest design trends around the UK.

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    6January

    The Rebirth of the Carcass

    When it comes to carcasses be it for the bedroom or kitchen, people rarely think of going to a company who can provide a totally bespoke carcass as they simply don’t realise these are available. Here at Basically Trade we can provide unique bespoke carcasses to suit anyone’s needs and styles.

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    5November

    Working To Architects Specifications

    Recently here at Basically Trade we’ve just completed a very high end job based in London for a very valued Architect client of ours.

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    26August

    The Future of Basically Trade is Here!

    In 2014 Basically Trade have made a major leap forward and moved into a new 6000sq feet premises in Padiham. Basically Trade made a huge investment into brand new HOMAG machinery to enable us to design and manufacture custom made carcasses for our trade clients in the UK.

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