Tips for Kitchen Design

April 3, 2017

Since the dawn of time, the kitchen has been the heart of the home. Whether out of necessity as in ancient times or out of choice by happy families in modern times, a kitchen is so much more than just a place to prepare food. If you are in the market to design your kitchen from scratch – be it a kitchen remodel or a new build – you are in the right place. This article is all about the best kitchen design tips.

Honor the Kitchen Work Triangle

The holy trinity of kitchen design comprises the areas of greatest activity, namely the sink, stove, and refrigerator. Planning for unobstructed access to these three hubs is the cornerstone of your kitchen design. Whether your kitchen space is L-shaped or U-shaped, a galley or an island, make sure that the sum of the sides of your work triangle is between 10 and 25 feet.

Over-Estimate the Storage Required in a Kitchen

Let’s do a quick poll here. How many individual items do you think your kitchen store? One hundred? One thousand?  The answer is always surprisingly higher than we expect, which is exactly why so many kitchens end up feeling cramped and cluttered. Having adequate kitchen cabinet storage incorporated into your kitchen design plays a vital role in how much enjoyment you receive in return.

Make Space on Which to Work

While kitchen cabinet design is essential, so too are the spaces between them. Make sure that you include sufficient surface space in your remodeling ideas right from the start.

Schrapper’s Fine Cabinetry, Inc. 

When designing a kitchen, the team at Schrapper’s Fine Cabinetry, Inc. has you covered. We combine time, talent, cost, quality, delivery and installation, warranties, and service to create your dream kitchen. For more information and tips for kitchen design, please contact us today.