Buying a kitchen requires good preparation. What are your expectations and wishes that are feasible
within the available space and your budget? Here are some tips for designing kitchens.
In the design of kitchens is, in fact, the adjustment of the kitchen environment for the user, or
ergonomics is one of the key principles. Nothing is more annoying when you work in your newly
designed kitchen and you get back pain from too low or load from your shoulders too high a worksheet.
The routing in kitchen design is very important for good ergonomics. The various functions in the kitchen
should therefore always efficiently be scheduled in relation to each other according to a system. What
can you do? Initially, we advise you to look knowingly at your current kitchen design and write down the
advantages and disadvantages now has the format. State of the dishwasher practical with respect to the
sink? Is there enough working space where you need it? Is the site of the refrigerator handy? Do you
have plenty of closet space and is scheduled where you need it? A kitchen design your own, below are
some tips that you should pay attention when deciding your new kitchen design.
1. Adequate workspace
Get plenty of worktop space. In particular, the work surface between the hob and the sink is widely used
in the rule. Minimum space is 60 cm. But this, of course, also depends on the available kitchen space.
Make sure the work area can remain free, so no coffee or tea. Reserve a place for these fixed devices on
the worksheet. Immediately think carefully where sockets for general use should be so that the devices
can actually stand on this spot on the counter.
2. A kitchen with a center island?
A kitchen island can be a good
solution to integrate a kitchen design with the total attend. But not every room is suitable for a design
with the island. It is important to know if your kitchen space can accommodate a kitchen island. The
distance between a wall of the kitchen and cooking island is ideally 120 cm. But there is some also
deviate from less than 90 cm. If space is not recommended. An experienced kitchen designer will tell
you so, whether the space is suitable for a kitchen island. Sometimes a free-standing kitchen island with
walking space around not possible, but can offer just that outcome again a peninsula. A major advantage of a
design kitchen with cooking or kitchen island is the openness. When working in the kitchen continues to
keep the user in touch with people in the other room (s). The kitchen is the heart of the home and
displays a lot of value to your living environment.
3. The ideal working height in the kitchen
The height of the kitchen worktop is an important choice when buying a new kitchen. Measure the
height of your current kitchen again and determine whether the height works nicely. Determine who are
the main users of the kitchen, so the working height can be adjusted to these people. There are
theoretical rules to determine the ideal working height, an experienced kitchen salesman tells you as
the ideal working height. While using the stove and cutting vegetables, you will experience the worktop
is not too high, you experience your shoulders at too high counter. Too low a worksheet you notice
when using the sink, doing the dishes with a curved back, causing back pain and means a low counter
top. In an upright posture must be closed in the palms of the hands to each other approximately level
with the bottom of the sink. Use a thick cutting board? than the thickness thereof also plays a role.
Worktop heights vary in most kitchen designs today between 92 and 97 cm.
4. Where do I put the refrigerator in the kitchen design?
How often do you use the refrigerator a day? More often than you think. Place the refrigerator
whenever possible at the correct height, a good overview of the entire contents of the refrigerator
ensures that you effectively use the contents of the refrigerator. Of course, a too high planned fridge is
That is all you need to know about kitchen design. Good luck!