Why Luxury Matters When Upgrading Your Kitchen

Your kitchen is so much more than a space for preparing meals. Typically, it acts as the heart and social hub of the home, making its aesthetics and functionality vital for easy living.

So, if you feel as though your kitchen isn’t doing what it should, whether that be because it doesn’t look how you want or isn’t as ergonomic as it could be, it may be time for an upgrade. Refurbishing your kitchen is a big project with many factors to remember, such as practicality, how the space fits in with the rest of your home, and maintenance.

However, above all else, it can be easy to forget luxury. Everyone deserves luxury; whether it’s to enhance a kitchen’s aesthetics or provide outstanding functional features, opulence cannot be forgotten. The difference high quality makes is truly incredible, and it’s essential to understand what it can do for your space.

At Roccia, beautiful yet practical kitchens are what we’re known for, so we’re here to help you create the space of your dreams and explore why luxury is key in the kitchen.

Quality and Longevity

One of the primary reasons to invest in luxury is the quality and longevity it offers your kitchen. It’s no secret that refurbishing this room can be expensive, but it’s something that only needs doing every 10-15 years. Kitchen renovations can also increase your home’s value, so if you want to sell, your home will be much more desirable (and sell for more) with a quality, luxury kitchen space.

Selecting luxury kitchen brands and products also ensures durability and sustainability. High-quality materials create a kitchen built to last, minimising the need for frequent replacements and repairs. A kitchen is an investment, and it’s crucial to prioritise longevity when making decisions that will impact the value and functionality of your space in the long run.

roccia next 125 kitchen

Enhanced Functionality

A kitchen needs to be functional. Renovating with luxury brands enhances functionality by providing advanced design, features, and technology to improve efficiency, convenience, and usability. Luxury kitchen appliances, accessories, and fixtures offer a range of advanced functionalities that can elevate your kitchen experience.

For example, the NX860/870 Solid Core Fenix range from Next125 Kitchens (pictured above) offers exceptional tech to improve functionality in your space. Its revolutionary anti-fingerprint coating is ideal for families, minimising cleaning so you can focus on other areas of your busy life. This is just one example of the improved efficiency you could have in your home by investing in luxury when upgrading your kitchen; the possibilities are endless.

Aesthetics and Visual Impact

Design is crucial in kitchen renovation and significantly impacts your kitchen’s visual appeal. If you want to make a statement and give your home that WOW factor, choosing opulence in your kitchen is one of the best ways. As we mentioned, the kitchen is the heart of the home and often the place we spend the most time entertaining guests, so it’s the ideal place to go all-out in terms of luxurious design.

At Roccia, we’re proud to offer a range of luxury brands providing various design elements, finishes, and materials that can elevate your kitchen’s aesthetics and create a stylish, sophisticated, and visually pleasing environment regardless of your personal style. We also have an extensive collection of kitchen tiles to give your space a truly outstanding overall look. The design options are vast, so whether you like traditional farmhouse kitchens or modern sophistication, there’s a tile for you.

roccia salento tiles in a modern kitchen

Image: Salento Tiles

Superior Performance and Features

Luxury brands provide superior performance and advanced features that create an unparalleled experience in the kitchen. For instance, Valcucine kitchens are renowned for their exceptional performance and innovative features. With a focus on functionality and style, these Italian kitchens offer a range of special features such as:

  • V-Motion system, allowing for smooth, effortless opening and closing of cabinet doors.
  • Aerius wall-hung system offers a minimalist, floating aesthetic, maximising floor space and providing a modern, elegant solution for kitchen storage.
  • Equipped bridging frame, a versatile storage solution that seamlessly bridges the gap between overhead cabinets and base units.
  • Tower Units with Receding Doors create a sense of effortless luxury as the doors smoothly retract into the unit, revealing a sleek and organised storage space.

roccia kitchen with modern open plan layout


A kitchen isn’t a one-size-fits-all purchase; it must be bespoke and customised for the owners. This is because everyone uses a kitchen differently; families, couples, single occupants, everyone has their own routine and utilises the space in a different way.

Luxury brands are the ideal choices for tailored solutions that meet the desires and preferences of homeowners. Personalised kitchen layouts, unique finishes, and bespoke cabinetry are just a few examples of how luxury brands prioritise customisation. This ensures the final product aligns with your vision, creating a truly personalised and bespoke kitchen.

Upgrading your kitchen is a big decision, and it’s therefore essential to prioritise quality, longevity, and functionality in your choices. Using luxury brands, products, and materials will make a significant difference in your kitchen renovation as they elevate the aesthetics, enhance functionality, and provide an unparalleled kitchen experience.

At Roccia, we offer expertise and a comprehensive range of top-tier brands that make kitchen renovation a breeze. Our award-winning kitchen design team understand the importance of creating a unique experience backed by exceptional skill, and we’re excited to make it a reality for you.

Visit our kitchen showroom in Preston to speak with our team and view our luxury kitchen range, or enquire online for a FREE design consultation to discover what we can do for you.

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