Bob Greenspan The details stand out: elegant columns provide a bit of definition without closing anything off, a bookshelf holds treasured cookbooks, and several doors open to the patio for easy indoor/outdoor entertaining. From a workflow” point of view, you can use either the classic work triangle” method (dating from the 1950’s but still useful for a smaller or one-cook kitchen) or the work centers” or zones” method, where each type of task revolves around a specific area and set of equipment – cooking around the range in a cooking zone, for example.
The idea (as always on HousePlansHelper) is to give you ideas, inspiration and knowledge about kitchen layout and kitchen function – so that you can make sure that those great looking cabinets you’ve got picked out will be both beautiful to look at and a pleasure to use.
Buyers copy HGTV and HGTV drills the same phrases into every episode — Open Floor Plan, Stainless Steel Appliances, Double Sinks in Master Bath — so great for entertaining friends and family.” If anyone made a drinking game out of open floor plan,” there would be a marked increase in 911 calls for alcohol poisoning.
So we knocked down the back wall of the kitchen & opened up an entire room onto the porch, extending out over the deck (BUT it did NOT open into the rest of the house, it just greatly enlarged the room) a wonderful row of tall windows looking out over the yard, a high arched ceiling, bright & airy.
Food preparation is central to how we entertain and socialize,” says Erin Gallagher, chief of insights for the Research Institute for Cooking & Kitchen Intelligence It’s how we live today.” Nine out of 10 kitchen designers, she says, report that their clients want their living, dining, and cooking spaces to flow together.