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ACCESSIBLE KITCHEN DESIGN

Access all areas with the UK's leading accessible kitchen designer

Adam Thomas is an independent design consultant, acknowledged as a world leader in accessible, multi-generational and inclusive kitchen design. Through over 30 years of personal experience and research, his kitchen designs have been transforming homes across the country. Adam's ambition is to change the face of accessible kitchen design and enable access for all, by designing flexible, high quality kitchens with a full choice of colours and materials. 


Adam uses innovative design solutions to set new standards in his field. Working with private clients and stakeholders such as Case Managers, Architects, Personal Injury Solicitors and Occupational Therapists he develops unique, tailored accessible kitchens that allow people to live independently in safe surroundings with significantly improved quality of life. 

Adam is a specialist consultant to a number of ground-breaking initiatives working towards disability equality in housing, and writes for newspapers and magazines. He is a Visiting Lecturer, and provides tailored training for small groups of professionals. He also supports expert witnesses with consultancy services, as a subject matter expert in accessible kitchen design. 

Get in touch today, without obligation, to discuss your next project.

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        ABOUT ADAM

As an independent design consultant, Adam has designed hundreds of accessible kitchens, advised on innovative projects and received numerous awards:

  • Selected as one of Britain’s most influential disabled people in the Shaw Trust Power 100 List 2020

  • Lifetime Achievement Award 2020, KBB Review Industry Awards

  • Created the 'Freedom' range of accessible kitchen furniture with Symphony Group

  • Co-author of the kitchen chapter of the ‘Wheelchair Housing Design Guide’, third edition

  • Designed kitchens from 1980 to 2020 for Design Matters KBB Ltd

  • Judge, RSA 2019 Student Design Awards

  • Created an accessible range of  furniture with Roundhouse Design

  • Judge and co-writer of the brief, RSA 2018 Student Design Awards

  • Guest lecturer on Accessible Kitchen Design, Buckinghamshire New University, 2016-2020

  • Selected as one of Britain’s most influential disabled people, Shaw Trust Power 100 list 2015

  • Named among the top ten influencers for ‘access and equality’,  2014 Disability Influence List

  • Speaker at ‘Homes for living’ The Housing Standard Review, HABINTEG 2013

  • Head consultant, accessible kitchens, Olympic Village London 2012

  • Member of Lifetime Homes Review 2010,  Department of Communities and Local Government

  • Member of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG), Lifetime Homes 2009

  • Designer, Naidex Future Lifestyles House 2008

  • Winner, inaugural kitchen industry Accessible Kitchen Design award 2006

  • Co-author, NHF ‘Standards and Quality in Development: ‘A Good Practice Guide’

  • Created the 'Access Matters' range of accessible kitchen furniture for Design Matters

  • Co-author, LDA ‘Wheelchair Housing Design Guide’, Mayor of London's Housing Strategy

  • Lobbyist, Disability Discrimination Act 1995

  • Over 30 years' personal experience of disability

SERVICES

EXPERT DESIGN | ACCESS FOR ALL

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CONSULTANCY 

Consultancy service to the kitchen industry, manufacturers and designers concerning accessible kitchen design, access arrangements, inclusive and 4G multi-generational design. Consultancy to Universities, Schools and Colleges, and third sector organisations.

KITCHEN DESIGN

Fully accessible kitchen designs for private clients, housebuilders and architects by an award-winning designer. Based on detailed discussions, Adam will provide detailed drawings, elevations and perspectives for your OT, Architect and kitchen studio, employing quality materials and innovative design features. Adam is also an acknowledged expert in the field of adaptations following catastrophic injury.

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TRAINING & LECTURES

Visiting Lecturer, designing and delivering courses on accessible and inclusive kitchen design to University students. Plus a range of training courses developed over the years for OTs, students and others with an interest in access, conducted with a number of partner organisations and experts.

CONTACT ADAM

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