Parallel Modular Kitchens or Galley Kitchens are a relatively newer concept, where two kitchen platforms along with their cabinets run parallel to each other. Compact and yet convenient, these kitchens are a favorite with small apartment dwellers or those who have a space constraint.
U Shaped Modular Kitchens are designed along three adjoining walls; two parallel walls perpendicular to a third. This kitchen layout is versatile and stylish, providing a seamless integration of space and offering maximum storage.
Kitchens, by their very practicability, showcase a very limited palette of colors. The color scheme in a kitchen is decided by various factors. Kitchens can be colorful. What matters, is using the color palette cleverly to bring out the best in it. Here are a few helpful tips that show the way.
Straight or Galley Kitchens are kitchen layouts that are built only against one wall. In this design, all the work areas such as hob, sink, refrigerator and dishwasher are located along one wall.
The layout of a kitchen – and not its style or color – determine the ease with which you can move in it, cook, enjoy meals and socialize. The Kitchen Layout, in its most basic state, underlines the placement of various appliances and accessories around it; the hob, sink(s), cabinets, counters, windows and doors, and furniture, such as kitchen table and chairs.
Kitchen Backsplash refers to the material used in covering the wall area between the kitchen counter top and the upper cabinets. The increased propensity of this part of the kitchen area to get messy with remnants of the cooking process and unsightly stubborn marks that are left behind, necessitates the need for covering up the area with different materials.
Plywood is engineered wood, comprising thin layers (plies) of wood veneer (lamin). Individual layers are glued together, with adjacent wood veneers having their wood grain running at right angles to one another. Plywood belongs to the family of manufactured boards, which also includes MDF and Particle Board.
The Kitchen Work Triangle is an essential part of kitchen design. This concept is used as a foundation to define an efficient kitchen layout. A home kitchen has three primary tasks which are carried out between the Cooking Zone (hob, oven and microwave), the Washing Zone (the sink) and the […]
MDF is an engineered composite wood that has a strong and dense structure and great durability. It is mainly composed of small wood fibers glued compactly together, and not wood grain as found in particle board.
Eco-friendly Products When sustainability took the world by storm in the last few years, it didn’t leave the kitchen too far behind. Sustainable/ Recycled products are becoming increasingly popular in kitchen decor. Eco-friendly cabinetry made from ply and bamboo, mosaic countertops made from recycled glass, brass décor such as period […]