How to create a functional kitchen layout – zoned design

Tips on how to create a functional kitchen layout!

How to create a functional kitchen layout? The layout is the heart of everything, the kitchen dynamic is largely determined by the “work triangle”, but it is not the only factor that determines how comfortable the cooking process is. Kitchens are no longer just a place to cook. It’s also where friends are entertained, and it’s not often that more than one host works in the kitchen, so it’s clear why layout and distribution are so important.

Dedicated kitchen design

It is human nature to see different patterns and proportions, and it is ingrained in our subconscious that proportional distribution creates beauty. That’s why our designers recommend that you consider the option shown in the pictures when designing your kitchen. Kitchen furniture that is proportionally separated into zones, such as a sink zone, a hob zone and a fridge zone. Not only will it make your kitchen easier to work in when more than one person is cooking, it will also make the design more pleasing to the eye!

Shelving and other storage solutions will free up surfaces

You could have the most glamorous, gorgeous and modern kitchen design, but if you’re busy with cooking utensils, then all the time you’ve invested in design has been wasted. In this case, the kitchen will not create a feeling of cosiness and elegance. That’s why storage solutions such as open shelving are worth considering. Open shelving allows you to clear surfaces of a wide variety of utensils, while complementing your kitchen design!

First and most important – the kitchen work triangle

One of the most important elements of a kitchen interior, the kitchen work triangle. You’ve probably heard a lot about it before, but it’s not really clear how to integrate it into the kitchen. The main concept, the triangle, consists of three elements – the work surface, the sink and the hob. if you haven’t already thought about this layout, you should. This will make your kitchen work more efficient and everything you need should be at your fingertips.

A well-thought-out kitchen layout will not only make cooking easier, it will also add to the design of your kitchen space. It’s also clear that everyone designs and uses their kitchen differently, so consult one of our designers first.

If you’re also interested in starting your own kitchen project, but aren’t quite sure where to start, our designers will help you with every detail and answer all your questions! For a 3D visualisation of your kitchen design and a free first consultation, sign up here!

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