Alan Ritchie

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Eco home design

At C60 Design we have developed a series of principles that lead each Eco Home Design. We believe that they all should be considered at the start of the project and edited throughout the design process. They are - Thoughtful design Thoughtful design means designing to use less, collaborating with the outdoors, using technology to [...]

Renovate or relocate?

With an uncertain housing market, it makes most sense to stay put and make the most of your existing home. The average first home buyer will now have to wait until they are over 42 before they can afford to buy their next house. Even retired couples are realising that downsizing to a smaller property [...]

Get excited about Passivhaus

What get you excited about your home? Is it your beautiful new contemporary kitchen? Maybe you have recently had a modern extension that has created a fantastic new family living area? It could be your luxurious bathroom where you can escape the stresses of daily life and unwind in peace? One thing I can guarantee [...]

Top 10 tips to consider when planning your kitchen island.

This post is part of a series we will publish to help you when designing your new modern kitchen extension. Whether it was a traditional or contemporary house extension, all house extensions we have been involved with have involved a new kitchen design.  Here are our top 10 tips to consider when planning your kitchen [...]