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Caesarstone 4001 Fresh Concrete was selected for this playful retro-inspired kitchen, grounding the bright tones throughout.

When this eco-conscious, Cotswolds-based family approached bespoke kitchen company, Sustainable Kitchens, their aim was to create a sociable culinary hub with a retro look. Bringing a grounding texture and calming, earthy feel to the otherwise vibrant colour scheme, they selected Caesarstone’s 4001 Fresh Concrete worktops. This design elevates the kitchen’s aesthetic and functionality, whilst also minimising the family’s environmental footprint.

Sitting on a cork floor, plywood cabinets host mustard yellow and fresh green doors. Bright yellow window and door frames, and glazed cabinets with reeded glass have been painted to coordinate. The pale wood island features a slatted back panel to match the kitchen’s open shelving, adding a playful midcentury modern detail to the design.

Having young children, this couple was cautious of potential safety hazards such as heavy dishes and cleaning products, so they selected closed storage for all below worktop cabinets. Likewise, knowing the worktop will need to withstand years of messy baking, crafting, homework, and after-school snacks, they required a beautiful yet highly resilient material that could be wiped clean at the end of the day, with no stains left behind. Caesarstone ticked all these boxes, blending durability with impeccable design.

To ground the bright tones throughout the space, the family opted for Fresh Concrete – a crisp white concrete-inspired design that’s delicately touched by subtle, organic greys. This surface tops the large central island, acting as the foundation for many essential activities of family life.

Sustainable Kitchens, Caesarstone 4001 Fresh Concrete,, Photography by Charlie O’Beirne of Lukonic (6)Caesarstone’s Head of Design, Mor Krisher, explains: “Our worktops - regardless of colour or design - are made to the same stringent criteria, using only the highest quality raw materials, and then rigorously tested. The resulting surfaces are non-porous, meaning they are highly resistant to stains, heat, and scratches. Family kitchens are a high-traffic environment and the worktop, more than any other part, really takes the brunt of this. Caesarstone surfaces are all crafted with longevity in mind and as such come with a lifetime residential warranty.”

Sustainable Kitchens, Caesarstone 4001 Fresh Concrete,, Photography by Charlie O’Beirne of Lukonic (4)

Much like our recent trend forecast, responsible living sits firmly at the forefront of this kitchen. Sustainable Kitchens’ honest, planet-friendly kitchen design is carbon-neutral, and through their partnership with Ecologi, they plant and maintain trees with every kitchen installed. Caesarstone’s belief in symbiotic sustainability aligns perfectly with their ethos, creating a future-focused kitchen for both its owners and the planet.

Holding a steadfast commitment to our planet’s well-being, Caesarstone has earned a range of nationally and internationally recognised sustainability certifications. We invite you to read our full ESG (environmental, social, and governance) report and learn more about these initiatives by visiting our 'Sustainability' page.

Is it time for a kitchen renovation or revamp? Why not explore our colour catalogue or take the style quiz if you need some inspiration. Once you’ve chosen your dream surface, we recommend ordering some samples to experience their beauty in person.

Photography by Charlie O’Beirne of