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Kitchen Layouts | A Guide to the 7 Most Popular

By Tim / July 26, 2018

Kitchen LayoutsKitchen layouts are the shape that is made by the arrangement of the range, sink and refrigerator. This floor plan creates the kitchen’s work triangle – the path that you make when moving from the refrigerator, to the sink, to the range to prepare a meal. When designing your kitchen and choosing the best […]

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G Shaped Kitchen

By Tim / July 8, 2018

Haven Design & ConstructionThe G Shaped Kitchen is a version of the U-shaped kitchen layout, with countertops forming a G shape.  This layout has the same amount of counter space and storage options that surround the cook on three sides.  However, the difference with the G-shaped kitchen floor plan is the peninsula or partial fourth […]

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U Shaped Kitchen With Island

By Tim / July 2, 2018

Stonington Cabinetry & DesignAdding an island to an u shaped kitchen with Island increases the kitchen’s functionality as well as its interactivity.  As shown in the above example, the island allows for seating directly in the kitchen for family and guest interaction with the cook.  An island also makes it much easier for a second […]

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U Shaped Kitchen

By Tim / June 30, 2018

BGarden DesignsWith a U Shaped Kitchen, you have easy access to the main preparation, washing and cooking areas. While most u shaped kitchens don’t allow enough space for a table and chairs, they tend to function well by allowing generous space between the various areas.  In the above example of a u shaped kitchen there is […]

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L Shape Kitchen With Island

By Tim / June 27, 2018

By far the most popular kitchen layout in the modern kitchen is the L shape kitchen with island.  This layout allows for maximum flexibility in meal prep, cooking and entertaining.   With many islands doubling as a dine-in table the L shape with island allows for the maximum amount of people in the kitchen.L Shape […]

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L Shaped Kitchen

By Tim / June 6, 2018

The L shaped kitchen is the most common kitchen layout. Symmetry with cooking zones, food prep and the sink all while being open makes this a popular kitchen layout.  L shaped kitchens provide various storage options, given the various corners units and effective use of space. This is a particularly beautiful example as the kitchen flows […]

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One Wall Kitchen

By Tim / June 2, 2018

The one wall kitchen layout has all appliances, cabinets and sink on a single straight wall.  This is a functional design that saves space while remaining open.  Popular in smaller kitchens, apartments, efficiencies but not uncommon in larger kitchen designs.  One Wall Kitchen – The SetupHouse and Home MagizineThe one wall kitchen layout is ideal […]

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Galley Kitchen

By Tim / May 30, 2018

The galley kitchen layout derives its name from a kitchen on a ship or airplane.  It’s the most simple and straight-forward kitchen design. Popular among smaller houses and apartments due to the fitted standard styles and sizes, making them the most cost-effective and efficient to produce kitchens in mass.Galley Kitchen – The SetupStudio BlockA galley kitchen […]

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The Best Online Kitchen Design Tool

By Tim / March 12, 2017

Planning and designing a new kitchen or renovation is a lot of fun and can be done as a DIY project without enlisting the help of a professional. Kitchen design software (both free and paid) makes this process a lot easier given that a lot of variables go into it. Using kitchen design software is […]

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18 Impossibly Chic Black Kitchen Cabinets

By Tim / February 11, 2017

Chic black kitchen cabinets are currently in style and they bring an elegant and dramatic feel to any kitchen.  As more and more kitchens are utilizing black as a primary color in their kitchen, we get a varied look at black kitchen cabinets.   While you will find black kitchen cabinets in all styles of kitchens, […]