Category: The Science of Kitchen Design

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How to Sneak Universal Design into Your Kitchen Designs

Discussing “aging-in-place” with your client can sometimes be an awkward conversation. Use these inspiring solutions to get the conversation started!

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How to Plan Waste Management into Your Client’s Kitchen

Kitchen Designers need to talk trash when planning a Functional Kitchen. Read on to find solutions to manage waste in your client’s kitchen.

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Replacing Lost Storage in Contemporary Kitchen Design

Most contemporary Kitchens are in light filled open concept spaces. The trade off is that traditional upper cabinet storage is often lost in these designs. Read on to see how creative Kitchen Designers can solve that storage problem!

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Everything You Need to Know About the Kitchen Serving Zone

The Serving Zone is the 4th zone in the 5 essential zones in the Food Floor Theory. This zone has a lot of flexibility for placement in the kitchen. Read on to get inspired for placing it in the best location for your client.

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Everything You Need to Know About the Kitchen Cooking Zone

The Cooking Zone is the heart of the kitchen and needs to be planned to optimize function but still be a focal point in the space. Read on to get inspired to develop fantastic Cooking Zones for you clients.

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Everything You Need to Know About the Kitchen Prep Zone

The Prep Zone is the most used area in a client’s kitchen. Knowing how to plan it into your layouts is an important Kitchen Designer skill. Check out everything you need to know about the Prep Zone in this blog.

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Everything You Need To Know About the Food Storage Zone

The Food Flow Theory is one that every Kitchen Designer needs to know. In this 5 part series we will do a deep dive into each of the essential zones. We will start with the Food Storage Zone.

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The Top 10 Ways to Support Kitchen Dining Bars

The informal dining bar is a sought after feature for homeowner’s. Read on to see my top 10 favorite ways to support the dining bar safely and beautifully!

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The Best Locations for Placing Wall Ovens in your Kitchen Designs

Appliance manufacturers are introducing more and more wall options to tempt consumers. Kitchen Designers need to bring unique design solutions to the table for multiple ovens in their client’s Dream Kitchens. Read on to see the best locations for placing wall ovens in your Kitchen Designs.

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Kitchen Design Case Study: Heritage Designation

This Vestabul Design project takes readers through the entire process of designing a kitchen for a complicated renovation project. See how contemporary design can be right at home in a heritage designated site.

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Identifying Common Errors in Kitchen Design: Part 2

You never want to have errors or mistakes in your Kitchen Designs. Check out this series on Identifying Common Errors in Kitchen Design to learn how to recognize and avoid them.

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Identifying Common Errors in Kitchen Design: Part 1

Errors in Kitchen Design can affect the function of the room and can be very costly to fix. Test your ability to recognize common errors in kitchen design in this informative article.