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When designing a kitchen is a lot. Not for nothing is practically an art in itself. But with a little logical thinking and good planning can itself also fine design your kitchen. In this article, you will find some tips and tricks that can be helpful in designing your dream kitchen!


A deeper worktop

By default, a counter 60 cm deep. If space allows, you can consider making the blade 5 to 10 cm deeper. This realizes you put off by the base units of the wall. It seems like a small difference, but in practice, it results in a noticeable difference. Also at the stove, the extra depth is very pleasant, because there is more room for large pots and they are not to stand against the back wall. Do not go overboard with a deep soaking sheet, because you still have to be good everywhere at. For your upper cabinets is important because you will be placed further from there. The counter is thus deeper and will be more expensive.

A sheet with raised edge

It used to have the habit of a raised edge to your counter tops. Today this is getting less done. The reason for this is that it would be less attractive. However, this is very personal, so make its choice deliberately. The kitchen is in the first place, a place where work is done. A ridge is stating the practical advantage that water is much less likely to walk away from the counter. For most kitchen cases it is still possible to obtain a sheet with such a water barrier.

Journal elsewhere keep coming back

Consider whether you are the material of the counter in other places want to come forward. For example, on the side of the kitchen in place of a side panel in the style of the kitchen fronts. Or on either side of a kitchen island. You can have put a counter on top of a higher cabinet, which would normally not spoken. Depending on the room you get back the worktop coming into elements outside the kitchen itself, such as a windowsill, a separate closet or hanging (book) shelves.


When you take a corner kitchen, the whole top can not be made in one piece. This means that there are two sheets come together in the corner. Care in selecting a leaf sure you choose a style that is not compromised. Some blades are provided with certain patterns or even a gradient. Normally gives a nice effect. But there will be two such sheets together in a corner. There is a good chance that on that spot creates a visible difference. This can be very disruptive and put a damper on what should have been such a nice magazine.

Combination of different style door and drawer fronts

When figuring out the kitchen style and color of your door and drawer fronts, you can choose not to include all of the same styles. For example, you can execute the wall cabinets and base cabinets in a different color or material, to create a more fun and unique cuisine. If your kitchen consists of several separate blocks, you can choose here two different styles. The same applies to a kitchen with island.

The place for trash

The trash is indispensable in the kitchen. Therefore, keep all account where it will be placed in the design of your kitchen. It’s a shame when you forget and you beautifully designed kitchen here offers not a good place for it. One option is to remove a trash can in the cabinet under the sink. In use, however, this is not always practical. There are now opportunities to such a door to open automatically when you pushes against. So you can find more easily in the trash when you stand there with full hands. Place the trash too close to a place that gets hot, to prevent odor. Thinking in particular of a furnace and heating.

High plinth or more closet space

When you need a higher top, the whole kitchen is placed higher, the adjustable feet underneath the kitchen cabinets. The result is that you get a higher plinth. Nowadays there are also systems in which the kitchen cabinet height is 80 cm instead of 70 cm which is usually standard. Now you have more closet space rather high plinth which is not very meaningful. Especially when you counter higher than 90 cm will make it a must. Otherwise, you’ll get a very high plinth (over 20 cm).

Additional layer trays at a high counter

Another option you have when your blade is higher than the standard 90 cm to apply extra layer drawers. Suppose you want the top of the worktop 95 cm. At a cabinet height of 70 cm and a sheet of 4 cm, you normally would have a base of 21 cm. You can also set the bottom of the cabinet, for example, 7 cm, and the entire length of the kitchen an extra layer on top of the drawer base cabinets below the sink. This allows you swap space beneath the cabinets against always handy drawer space. Consider any appliances to be installed. You can also apply this idea to a portion of the kitchen, or just the cooking island.

Think of outlets for loose equipment

Besides, the usual appliances are in the most kitchen also many individual devices, such as coffee and tea maker or best masticating Juicer. Also, you also have the equipment that you occasionally use, such as a blender, a food processor, blender, and so on. Make sure you sit the necessary outlets for such equipment in the right place. Remember that the equipment is always connected, always use a wall outlet. You do not want to get every time your tea or coffee from the current if you need a socket. Please do not overdo it, but an extra outlet is never off generally.

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