Contact us to make a time with our friendly and experienced team for an in-showroom free consultation and Design discussion.
Work with trusted Professionals who are Highly Qualified to offer an expert custom design service, with a long track record of success. 
We offer a range of exclusive services to reduce your risk of going-it-alone and take the guesswork out of the process.
Lets relax, have a coffee and discuss your kitchen desires.  We like to listen, love a challenge and promise to deliver your dreams.

It would be our pleasure to discuss how we can work with you to create your space

  • The German Kitchen Design team are the most Qualified team in New Zealand

  • Peruse our extensive portfolio of work spanning more than 30 years

  • View our exclusive products in our centrally located showroom

  • Choose a unique style and finish to enhance your home and your values

  • Discuss investment and costs with our own proven formula for the entire project

  • Discuss our Design Fee which is worked out depending on the size, configuration and what detail is required

When you are delighted to engage our Design Service, we will:

  • Assess each Project Independently and Quote for our Complete Professional Design Service based on the scope of works

  • Invoice you for a deposit of 25% of the agreed Design Fee to secure our services and start the Design Process

  • Make a time for a site visit, inspection and site measure or a meeting to discuss your House Plans

  • Complete the 20 page ‘Clients Check List’ and discuss your brief in detail

  • Arrange Design Meetings to cover all aspects of the endless possibilities

  • Layout requirements, including bench space, storage space and work areas

  • Spatial planning including aesthetics, flow, design features, style and colours

  • Family requirements and entertaining needs

  • Advice on doorstyle colours, styles, handles, finishes, cleanness and durability

  • Advice on benchtop colours, options, thicknesses, waterfalls, skirts, upstands and finishes

  • Appliance options, Steam – Induction – Gas – Pyrolytic – Convection – Extraction – Dishwashing – Refrigeration 

  • Flooring, lighting, colour schemes, sinks, taps, seating, splashbacks, waste, recycling, storage

  • Investment and costs for the products, installation and project co-ordination for the entire kitchen project

Then the Design work begins

  • We will work on the concept designs, creating up to 4 x different designs options for your perusal

  • This allows you to see different ideas and concepts which promotes thinking outside the square

  • Design flow, balance, aesthetics, work areas, spatial planning and design principles

  • Confirm design regulations including appliance installations to all NZ standards and Building Code regulations

  • Confirm correct details and specifications for ergonomics for function and ease of use

  • Use the latest European materials, technology and colours to suit your lifestyle and personalize the space

  • Create a design that ‘works’ for your space, individual needs and your personal requirements

Design Meetings

  • Now is the time to view the concept floor plans and decide which one works and function the best

  • Discuss the layouts, view the choices, decide on options and choose the way forward

  • The concept plan is then amended enhanced and finalized

  • The confirmed design is presented in the way of a final plan with all measurements and dimensions

Computerised Drawings and Perspectives

  • Final product selection is chosen, including door styles, colours, textures, handles and finishes  

  • Appliances models and specifications are confirmed

  • All the related items are also specified are confirmed

  • Preparation of our own unique 3D colour computer perspectives, with the correct styles colours and specifications

  • These include all computer generated elevations, plans, perspectives and full colour renders

  • Presentation of all the above in our Final Design Meeting with a ‘Walk-through’ on our High definition TV.

Complete Kitchen Installation Drawings – Included in above amount

  • Easy to read computer generated Installation drawings including full Kitchen perspectives

  • All positions, heights and widths for Electrical appliances, Gas fittings, Electrical loads, Power points, Control switches, Telephone and Light switches and recessed Gas/Water feed options

  • All correct heights for plumbing positions regarding water supply and waste outlets and required water supply for appliances in your kitchen including Water Feeds to Fridge/Freezers, Steam Ovens, Dishwashing and Boiling Water Mixers

  • Drawing of Tiling plan and or Glass splashback size for accurate manufacture and pricing

  • Supply of exact benchtop dimensions including Waterfall and skirt options for accurate manufacture and pricing

  • Positions and sizes of Fire-rated boards for Gas regulations as per NZS 5261:2003

  • Complete with easy to read specification sheet for Electrician, Plumbers, Gas Fitters & Builders

  • Additional copies for yourself and your Architect to be used as reference and required City Council Consents

  • Recognized Nationally by Registered Joiners & Cabinet Makers and members of the NKBA

The Completion of the Design Service

  • The Plans and Installation Drawings are completed and delivered 

  • The balance of the agreed Professional Design Service Fee is payable

The Sales and Confirmation Meeting

  • The accurate pricing is completed and presented in a detailed Quote in person to discuss all aspects and details

  • The Quote includes all fully itemised cabinetry details and separate costings for products, delivery and insurances

  • The order is confirmed and sent for manufacture and the required delivery times are arranged


*The kitchen design service is based on a maximum hourly rate. If the decision process, delays and deliberation take longer than allowed for then we will advise on possible extra charges.
*Prices Subject to Change
*A Travel Fee will apply to areas outside of the Wellington Region ~ Travel Fee to be advised at time

Important Notes:
*Payment of these fees allows the full use of the plans and drawings supplied from German Kitchens Limited to the client. The Drawings remain the undisputed property of German Kitchens Limited until such time as payment is made in full. Any use, review, dissemination, distribution or copying of the plans and drawings until such time is strictly prohibited under Intellectual Property Laws.

Intellectual Property:
Where the Supplier has designed, drawn or written Goods for the Customer, then the copyright in those designs and drawings shall remain vested in the Supplier, and shall only be used by the Customer at the Supplier’s discretion. The Customer warrants that all designs or instructions to the Supplier will not cause the Supplier to infringe any patent, registered design or trademark in the execution of the Customer’s order. German Kitchens Limited members of the National Kitchen & Bathroom Association of NZ (
NKBA), Certified Designers Society of NZ (CDS), Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce (WECC) and the NZ-German Business Association Inc. (NZGBA)

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