Designer Michael Murray from Kitchen Inspirations shows that a modest budget is no barrier to creativity. He picked up the NKBA Excellence in Design Award for kitchens in the $25k-$40k category for this stunning kitchen that answered the client's brief f...Read More
If you've ever wanted to know how melamine panels are made, then our new video shows you exactly how. Melamine is the most commonly used and affordable cabinetry surface, found in just about every Kiwi kitchen and bathroom, not to mention in office deski...Read More
There's nine new reasons to be inspired with a major colour update for the Bestwood Melamine range - bringing the entire range to 52.Read More
Michael Murray of Kitchen Inspirations in Pukekohe, was declared the winner in our Bestwood Melamine' Pick your Paradise' design competition. An independent judging panel loved his stunning design that combined the rich moodiness of Patina on the underbe...Read More
Bestwood has created a series of short video segments to provide a complete guide to working with natural timber veneer. Whether it's a refresher for those who already work with veneer, or an introduction for architects, designers and joiners unfamiliar...Read More
We've now produced a Guide to Veneer which aims to help demystify the process of selecting veneer - it explains how veneer is made and how to select the various cuts and layup options to achieve the design effect you want. Featuring installation photos t...Read More
Our newly launched Methven Oak decor helps satisfy the growing demand for warmly toned woodgrain melamines. We've also added a pop of colour to the range with four new bright melamines. Methven Oak has a more rustic feel with the inclusion of knots into ...Read More
We're delighted to announce that we've switched out our Standard MDF substrate to be even more environmentally friendly with a lower formaldehyde rating of EO. It was previously rated E1. Our MDF MR (moisture resistant) option was already EO - which eq...Read More
You may have heard of a book called ' Good to Great'. Well we've taken that approach to our Tawa design and issued a new version to replace our 'Best Tawa'. With a quarter cut structure replacing the previous crown cut, it makes it easier when matching pa...Read More
How timber is sliced has a major impact on the grain as it appears on a sheet of veneer. Add to that the various lay-up options and you can create a myriad of design effects. We thought we'd cut through a bit of the mystery with our simple Veneer Specifi...Read More
Bestwood has a select range of melamine colours available in both 2440 x 1800 and 1800 x 1800 sheets, and in 12, 16, 18 and 25mm thicknesses. So now you can do more with more and get a more efficient cut for projects requiring a bigger sheet. There are ...Read More
Be beautiful on the inside too... When Bestwood refreshed its melamine range in June 2017, it included three new designs that were created (and priced) to meet the demand for coloured cabinetry interior options.Its Etched Zinc, Etched Stone and Etched Gr...Read More
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