REPORT
Jun 24, 2015
A sector snapshot of home

Why are kitchens becoming performance spaces? Why are little ones living it large? How are people building their perfect home and why are cities getting new residents?

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The notion of property ownership is changing – particularly in urban areas. As renting becomes the norm and homes shrink in size, people are investing in interiors rather than property itself. Whether it’s doing-it-yourself or getting someone to do-it-for-me, it’s about taking control of the small part of the world that’s yours.

Coupled with mobile lifestyles and luxury ready meals, cooking has evolved from being a daily chore into a hobby – even a passion. The kitchen is being redesigned to match this – changing from a functional space into an emotional one.