This Med-hot kitchenware will brighten any mealtime

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Med-hot kitchenware to brighten any

The kitchen is often the most-used space in a home, so it is understandable to feel compelled to keep it neutral and minimalistic for the sake of functionality. But isn’t that just a bit, well, boring? A kitchen is also a place full of creativity that should reflect your style and tastes. If you want to add a little fiery colour and space to your cooking space this season, the update can be as simple as implementing some bold and colourful kitchenware products. Take a look our edit of primary-hued pieces that sing with Mediterranean spirit. And for more bold decorative ideas for the kitchen, look to our big kitchen inspiration guide.

‘Peppers’ vase, SCP

Why not state your love of everything spicy as boldly as possible? This handmade pepper vase, full of character and vibrancy, should do the trick. It sits just on the right side of kitsch and will make a statement even when empty. £290,

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Glass French press by Yield, Godshot Studio

Godshot Studio was founded with a mission to track down the perfect caffeine hit, so you know this heat-proof borosilicate glass French press by Florida-based makers Yield is going to perk you up. Plus, it comes in several Mediterranean hues, from this cobalt blue to terracotta red and green. £78,

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‘The Saucepan’, Knindustrie

Pans can be dull and workmanlike, but this design, which draws inspiration from 1960s Nordic design, is anything but bland. With an internal ceramic coating and a bold yellow exterior, it’s a saucepan that will bring not only convenience but flair to your kitchen. £80,

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‘Safi Mazu’ porcelain tile, Mandarin Stone

Inspired by the Mediterranean palette, this tile provides an earthy and colourful atmosphere to brighten your kitchen. Achieve a vintage look through this durable and versatile porcelain tile, suitable for not only kitchens but also bathrooms, living areas and terraces. From £71.68 per sqm

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Mandarin Stone

‘Big Sur’ mug, Rebloustudio

There are few easier ways to instantly lift your spirits than a new mug. This hand-painted one has a uniquely crafted handle and eye-captivatingly bold red-blue-yellow stripes. It may be Mediterranean in its hues, but the maker is actually English artist Rebecca Louise Davies who produces ceramics from her studio in Copenhagen. £50,

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Earl of East

‘Doon’ bar stool,

Available in three heights to suit and kitchen island, this steel stool also comes in four colours – although we think if you want to make a bold statement it has to be this ‘Tomato Red’. A little bit of red always works – don’t believe us? Look up the unexpected red theory. £227,

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‘Elysian’ tap, Abi Interiors

Named ‘Solis,’ the Spanish word for the sun, this kitchen mixer tap’s colour is radiant. Aside from the smile-inducing hue, though, it’s also a sleek and modern design that will add a contemporary feel to a kitchen sink. £217,

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ABI Interiors AU

‘M64 Valsells’ pendant light, Santa & Cole

For its 50th anniversary, Santa & Cole reissued its 1964 Gold Delta award-winning lamp by Miguel Mila and collaborated with Barcelona-based colourist and artist Claudia Valsells to explore eight captivating new colours for the light – we especially love ‘Pure Red’ (pictured). £522,

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Ice-cube tray, Hay

What could be so special about an ice-cube tray we can almost sense you asking? Well, lovers of good cocktails will know that the size of the ice cube is very important – you want it to cool your drink, but melt slowly enough so as not to dilute it. The cubes from this durable and flexible silicone tray are ideal. Now all you need is a good tequila. £20,

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Linen napkin, Madre

Made from linen grown in Belgium and produced in Lithuania, welcome this bold napkin to your dining table and turn a messy meal into a beautiful piece of work. Woven in a mill powered by green energy, it is eco conscious as well as beautiful on the eyes with a bright colour and a striking serged edge. £42 for a set of four,

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