To help you plan your great kitchen we have listed some outstanding kitchen designs and features.
First we will show your how to customize your kitchen to reflect your family's life style and tastes. It highlights the elements of a great kitchen: interesting color schemes, unique building materials, creative lighting, space-expanding storage units, and unusual appliances and fixtures.
Some classic styles range from traditional to country to contemporary. Also there is the "inspirational-style" kitchen. This innovative style lets you step beyond the usual boundaries of design and decor to create your own personal look.
Whether you are sprucing up your old kitchen, planning a major over haul, or designing a completely new kitchen.
Planning To Fit Your Life-Style
Kitchen planning starts with a close look at your family. How large is it? Is your family growing? consider your family's eating and cooking habits. Who eats at home? How often? Does your family eat together? Where?
Think over these questions, too: How much cooking is done each week? Is there more than one cook? Are fresh or prepared food more important? How often is equipment like a wok, griddle, food processor or pasta maker used? The answers to these questions will help your select appliance and estimate the food and equipment storage space needed.
Include socializing in this life-style inventory. Does your family enjoy entertaining? How often? Where? For how many guests? Is entertaining informal or formal? Do guest help with kitchen duties? A floor plan begins to emerge as you consider how the kitchen relates to the entertaining areas.
Also list special family needs, such as space for a laundry, a sewing and ironing area, a phone center, a hobby counter or seating for children.
Focus on a great design
Plan an exciting focal point for your kitchen. Put a …