The Essentials of Kitchen Design

If you’re thinking about upgrading your kitchen, then you probably have some ideas for what you want to add or change to your existing one. New appliances, fresh countertops, and other additions are certainly part of the process, but there’s more to kitchen design than the way the room looks. When you work with a professional kitchen designer, you’ll see the difference a seasoned pair of eyes will make for your project. Here are some of things they may speak about.

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The Flow of Your Kitchen Matters

Kitchens are functional spaces where amateur chefs and people who need to eat utilize the various pathways to create meals. You want to make sure that you can get to your cooking implements, spices, and ingredients in a way that makes sense so that you don’t have to awkwardly maneuver around your kitchen. You want the flow of the space to make your cooking, cleaning, and storing as simple as can be. This ideology was what led to the “kitchen island”, which helps by creating easily accessible food prep areas. As you think about the way you want your new kitchen to look, spare a thought for the way you want it to work.

Make Sure You Have Storage Space

If you leaf through the pages of Better Home and Gardens, you’ll see some beautiful kitchens. However, they never look very “lived in”. Where are the boxes of cereal or piles of unsorted mail?Why is it that these homeowners don’t seem to have the same struggles that we do? The answer is simple. Their mail and other assorted kitchen items are cleverly stored. They have ample cabinets, drawers, and organizers to make it seem like they have their lives together, so make sure storage space is a part of your next kitchen renovation.

Johnson Lumber is Here to Help with Your Kitchen Design

If you need help thinking through the elements of your new kitchen, then you’ve come to the right place. We can help with the design of your new kitchen as well as with the supplies you need to get the job done. Contact us today to learn more about how we help or stop by so that we can get started on your new project.

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