Smart Kitchen Ideas
Throughout the generations, a well-designed kitchen has always been the hub of family life. It is also one of the main selling points when one decides to sell, or buy a new house.
Not only is the kitchen a place where memories are made, in a modern society a well-designed kitchen helps busy families function effectively and orderly
What are some of the main factors to consider when you plan a new kitchen?
Kitchen work triangle
Commonly referred to as the “kitchen work triangle,” the concept describes how efficient your kitchen layout is, both aesthetically and functionally. The “triangle” is represented by imaginary lines between your stove, sink and refrigerator. In effect, it means how easily and efficiently one can move back and forth between the food storage, cleaning, preparation and cooking areas. If these areas are far apart, or difficult to reach, your entire cooking experience will suffer. If there is regularly more than one cook, plan the working triangle to accommodate more than one person.
Design and layout
A variety of traditional kitchen layouts and designs are possible to ensure both a practical and attractive kitchen configuration. Of course, one can be creative and design a kitchen perfectly suited to your specific space, needs and preferences. Depending on the size and shape of your kitchen, here are some ideas:
The worktops are arguably the most important part of any kitchen, since it is the first part that anybody notices and it can make or break the general aesthetic appearance and the feel of luxury. The quality of the worktops will also determine the lifetime of the kitchen and how long it remains in fashion. With the right choice of worktops, it is a simple matter to reface your cabinets.
There is a huge variety of worktops in different materials, colours, textures, thicknesses and price ranges available on the market. For more detail on each of the top-quality materials, please consult our Worktops page.