Important Features for the Perfect Kitchen Design

Is there really a perfect kitchen design? Absolutely! However, a perfect kitchen to one person may not always turn out to be the perfect kitchen for another. This means that no matter how beautiful and well organized a particular design is, one person may definitely love while the other may hate it.

For a kitchen design to be perfect, it must be a plan that actually works for you. In fact, a good basis for a perfect kitchen design is how you want your kitchen to work for your needs. Take for instance a contemporary kitchen with modern cabinetries and sleek counters. Although this plan is ideal for most people that want an innovative look in their kitchen, lovers of classical themes and wooden cabinets that want to feel that homey and warmth environment may not like it.

A kitchen design will not be complete without having a working kitchen feature. Aside from making your kitchen work for you, you need to incorporate the following features to make sure that it is complete and efficient:

  • Workflow – An integral factor in designing a kitchen is the workflow when it comes to preparing, cooking, and storing food. It is, needless to say, a great waste of time to go back and forth while you work from one appliance to another as well as from the sink to your counter and to your stove or oven. Proper workflow is needed to ensure that the flow of work in the kitchen is faster and more convenient for you.
  • Storage – We store foods ingredients, leftover foods, meals for the day, and even kitchen utensils and small appliances in the kitchen. To successfully organize all these things in one place, you need to have good and ample storage space. Kitchen storage is very important and ample space is not only a necessary to store everything, but it can also help organize things around your kitchen.
  • Countertops – Having a working countertop will make food preparation a lot easier. There are a variety of materials you can use for your countertop. You can use laminated countertops or granite and stone. Use what is best for you and what will look best on top of your cabinets.
  • Window – Yes, you need a kitchen window for ventilation and added views from the outside. Kitchen windows are also a great way to keep your kitchen from looking to crowded and small.
  • Lighting – What better way to work, especially at night, than to have good lighting inside the room. Keep your light energy-efficient while making sure that it can provide just the right lighting during food preparation.
  • Flooring – Consider a good floor for your kitchen and use flooring materials that are slip-resistant and easy to clean.

Heather & Alan Davis
Oklahoma City Realtors


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