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6 tips for an ergonomic kitchen

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1. Plan full extensions in base cabinets…retrieving objects from a shelf in the base cabinet is a difficult task for all kitchen users. Low bending is often required, the overview of items is poor and you often have to remove part of the cabinet contents to get to items that you want at the back.

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Shedding light on ‘the working triangle’

Taptile wall panel

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As we all know and appreciate, kitchens are increasingly multi-purpose areas that span everything from food preparation to weekend partying. Size aside, ticking quite so many boxes is a tall order for any room in the house – but it can be done. And the key…

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Never get backed into a corner in your kitchen

Space corner drawer

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The corner areas of any kitchen are notoriously difficult areas to design and work in – especially the storage area under the worktop. It’s a zone where a big dark recess ends up being crammed with forgotten “use only occasionally” implements and devices.

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The working triangle – time for new geometry!

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Your Mum may have told you about the working triangle when she press-ganged you into helping prepare a meal. That’s in the days when the kitchen was a place to prepare and cook a meal while the rest of the family played around the house…

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Spiced rhubarb upside down pudding

Spiced rhubarb upside down pudding

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Another delicious pudding recipe from The Kitchen Think (and don’t forget… best served warm with cream or ice-cream!) If you have any suggestions or personal ‘enhancements’ – do let us know by leaving a comment or emailing thekitchenthink@gmail.com!

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10 kitchen planning tips

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It’s surprising to find that 66% of new kitchen buyers are dissatisfied with the amount of storage they had after installing a new kitchen. The same goes for positioning of units and services. The key is to assess your lifestyle and needs and start planning from there…

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