About Us

Designer Kitchens was established in 2010 by Stuart Johnston who has more than 20 years experience in the cabinet making industry.

We have a highly qualified and reliable team available for manufacture and installation. Our professional team provides quality finishes and we work together to deliver your ultimate cabinet/joinery experience.

We can also co-ordinate other trades for your electrical, plumbing, qyprocking and tiling requirements making Designer Kitchens your one stop shop.

All of our kitchens come with a 7 year warranty from the date of supply.


Since commencement of operations in 2010 we have worked diligently to look after both private and commercial sectors.


  • Designer Kitchens commenced operations in July
  • Fredbuild – Wildman River – Commercial Project


  • Habitat NT – Royal Darwin Hospital – Staff Accommodation – 10 Units – Commercial Project
  • Morandini Investments – Lee Point Village Resort (2011 – 2017) Commercial Project


  • Sitzler – Cicada Lodge – Katherine Gorge – Commercial Project
  • Habitat NT – Bellamack Duplexes – Commercial Project
  • Habitat NT – Pearl Retirement Resort – Fannie Bay (On going) Commercial Project


  • HIA-CSR Northern Territory Housing and Kitchen & Bathroom Awards. Winner – Renovated Kitchen $30,001 – $45,000
  • Habitat NT – Robertson Barracks – Commercial Project
  • Habitat NT – Berrimah Business Park (HIA) – Commercial Project


  • Jaytex Constructions – Darwin Corporate Park (On going) Commercial Project
  • AKW Builders – Peter McAuley Centre – Commercial Project


  • Jaytex Constructions – Berrimah Business Park (On going) Commercial Project


  • HIA-CSR Northern Territory Housing and Kitchen & Bathroom Awards. Winner – Renovated Kitchen $45,001 – $55,000 and Winner- Renovated Kitchen $30,001 – $45,000
  • Travis Drenth Construction – Ngukurr Community


  • G.J. Gardner Homes – Durack Garden Retirement Village
  • Travis Drenth Construction – Borroloola Community




We are a strong advocate of supporting local suppliers. We have several partnerships in place to make things more convenient for you. Our partnerships with Murray Oakley Discount Electricals and Nova Group NT enables our customers to select their appliances and benchtop materials up front with no initial outlay.

Murray Oakley supply a wide range of ovens, cooktops, range hoods, dishwashers, fridges and freezers including the ASKO Pro Series and AEG appliances.

Nova Group NT provides all our granite, marble and engineered stone benchtops with the highest quality finishes, they supply a large range of brands like Quantum Quartz.

Materials and Hardware

We offer all the latest colours and finishes for laminates and board products from Polytec, Laminex, Formica and we can also source other brands such as Wilsonart.

We utilise the highest quality cabinet hardware for our drawers from Blum. Their range includes Meta Box, Tandem Box and Legra Box in a wide variety of colours. Blum drawers offer soft closing as standard and have Servo Drive which is a touch to open feature.

The Blum hinge range with soft closing completes the superior feel of your joinery.

Other Hardware includes Hafele, Vauth Sagel, Cowdroy and a lot more so we will always find a solution that suits your need.

Commercial Projects

Designer Kitchens has Public Liability and Workers Compensation insurance through Insurance Advisernet. We are set up to be able to tender for commercial projects.

This story was published in Australian National Construction Magazine (Major Project Review) April 2017 on Darwin Corporate Park – refer to pages 190, 191 and 192.

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Our showroom is located at 23 College Road, Berrimah. We have a large selection of samples on site for your perusal. It is always a good idea to bring a floor covering sample to assist when making your material and colour selections.

We are open from 07.30 am to 04.30 pm Monday to Friday and Saturday via appointment only.