Choosing a kitchen layout is one of the essential considerations for any homeowner or property developer investing in a kitchen renovation. But what is the importance of choosing the right kitchen layout? And how can you make the right choice for your space?

The importance of choosing the right kitchen layout 

Choosing the right layout for your kitchen space is an important consideration for a number of reasons. These include:

  • Improving functionality 
  • Improving safety and comfort 
  • Improving aesthetic appeal 

Improving functionality 

One of the most important roles the layout of the kitchen has is in improving functionality. The layout of any kitchen can have an impact on flow and movement around the space, and it can also help to create different zonal areas depending on the size of the kitchen space. The concept of the golden triangle in the kitchen is a term used to describe the preferable layout of the sink, oven and fridge within the kitchen. These are often frequently used when cooking, with people needing to move between the three quickly and easily. As such, your kitchen layout needs to place these in suitable positions for a kitchen that’s easy to use.

Improving safety and comfort 

Another reason why the right kitchen layout is so important is that this can improve the level of safety and comfort in your kitchen. For small kitchen spaces, your layout can help to determine the right height of the appliances and to ensure that there is enough space around the appliances for opening doors and moving around. This helps to prevent accidents and injuries in your kitchen. For large kitchen spaces, an open plan layout adds more space and ensures an improved flow around your kitchen space. 

Improving aesthetic appeal 

Finally, the right layout for your kitchen can have a big impact on the aesthetic appeal and design of the space. A well designed kitchen layout will complement the design styles whether that’s contemporary or traditional, rustic or industrial. 

Here at MLS Kitchens, we are Manchester’s leading kitchen design professionals. So for more information or advice about your new kitchen, or for ideas, why not take a look at what we have in store and online today? Or feel free to get in touch.

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