Journal

Delve into our world with the Journal and discover a closer look at our latest kitchen projects, trends to embrace in the kitchen and the inspirations behind The Main Company lifestyle!
Integrated dishwasher with painted blue in-frame cabinets with antique copper cup handle

The Main Style: Shaker Kitchen Design

At The Main Company we create kitchens that are built to last, bringing together high-quality design and sustainable materials. The painted shaker kitchen is a classic and timeless kitchen style, and is...
Reclaimed cladded ceiling

Reclaimed Cladding: 6 New Products

If you’ve been searching for that perfect reclaimed cladding to make a statement then you’re in the right place! Whether it is a feature wall, custom headboard, ceiling or bar area, our wood cladding...
Industrial Kitchen Parquet Floor

The Main Style: Industrial Kitchen Design

Industrial style kitchens come in many shapes and sizes. Here at The Main Company, we just love an industrial aesthetic, and it was actually a style we incorporated into our new London...
Ferdinand 313. Castell Pink 314. Nether Red 315. Arras 316.

Introducing ‘STONE’ by Little Greene

The Main Company are very excited to see the launch of the new ‘Stone Collection’ by Little Greene. We exclusively use Little Green paints and have done so for many years; the...
Antique kitchen tap with industrial turn handles

Bespoke Kitchen Options: The Main Finish

One of the best things about a bespoke kitchen are the endless options. This can be very daunting though, and having it broken down makes the process much easier. Below we’ve broken...
Concrete Sink

The Main Company x The Poured Project: Perfectly Poured Concrete Sinks

Here at The Main Company we are passionate about bringing natural materials and unique textures and finishes to homes. From the very beginning, back in 1978, we worked hard to combine meticulous...
Reclaimed pine kitchen unit sit on whitewash oak parquet flooring

What Is Parquet Flooring?

Origin Parquet flooring dates back to 16th century France. The original designs were laid out in geometric patterns with the individual blocks varying in colour and size. In modern times parquet flooring...
Denby coffee brew on table

3 Expert Tips For Creating A Luxury Coffee Station At Home

As we all spend more time at home, you may be looking for ways to add little touches of luxury that can make staying in feel more like going out. Here, Hayley...
Rustic oak flooring in dining area

Wood Flooring: The Perfect Base For Your Kitchen

So, you have chosen your perfect Main Company kitchen lets not forget about important touches like tiles and flooring, but have you considered using wood flooring throughout your kitchen?  At The Main...
Mirror with wirework reflects dark blue kitchen

Top 5: Materials In Our Kitchen Designs

If you are familiar with our kitchen designs, you’ll know how we love a mix of materials. From reclaimed timbers to sheet metal, our inspiration comes from a wide range of raw...
Internal sliding door with raw steel rail next to floor lamp and grey sofa

FAQ: Our Sliding Barn Doors

Sliding barn doors are a great way of creating a partition to any room or open area, or creating a feature to a blank wall. In the same way our kitchens and...
Bespoke london kitchen showroom

The London Showroom is Open!

The seed of an idea which started about 2 years ago has finally rooted in the Business Design Centre, Islington. The Centre is an iconic building built in 1862 as an agricultural...
BORA X Pure downdraft Hob

Introducing BORA at The Main Company

BORA – enjoy new freedom in the kitchen  From the Bavarian town of Raubling, BORA Lüftungstechnik GmbH is revolutionising the design and function of kitchens with their effective cooktop extractor systems BORA...
The Main Company Cornwall kitchen - Basalt Blue paint with aged copper worktops

Top 5: Little Greene Colours in the Kitchen

It’s really interesting to watch how clients select their kitchen colour. Some people know instantly what colour they would like before the design process has started, others can be still deliberating until...
Lady Using Soap Pump Washing Hands

What will a post-Covid-19 kitchen look like?

What effect will the coronavirus pandemic have on the future of kitchen design and the way people use their kitchens if this is the ‘new normal’?  In the present time kitchens have...
Bespoke kitchen island painted in Little Greene Lamp Black with stainless steel worktop

Black Kitchens Are Here To Stay

Black isn’t always the first colour that comes to the forefront of the mind when planning a kitchen. Quite often it can be deemed too dark and not the typical, light and...
Black Quooker flex hot water tap with boiling water

Finishing Touches for the London Showroom

Through our previous posts on our Journal and social channels hopefully you have a good idea what the London showroom kitchen will look like. Today we wanted to delve a little deeper,...
Rusted metal sign with 1978 year cut out

The London Showroom Storefront: Reclaimed and Rustic

You probably know us best for our bespoke kitchens, reclaimed flooring and furniture designs. That doesn’t mean our creativity stops at the door. We naturally judge a shop by its exterior, therefore...
Solid concrete worktops

Manufacturing Bespoke Concrete Worktops

We’ve been working with The Poured Project for a number of years now. They produce perfectly poured concrete worktops, sinks, basins and cladding which is manufactured by hand in Yorkshire, just like...
Sparks fly from bespoke metal doors while being sanded

Mixing Materials: Our Bespoke Steel Doors

We’ve partnered with Urban Steel Designs in our upcoming London Showroom. There will be two sections of the steel doors: two pairs of double doors that sit within our bespoke cabinetry (see the 3D...

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