Space, Workflow & Motion

Creating your kitchen space…

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Imagine that you are putting everything away in your new kitchen and you suddenly realise that not everything will fit! The amount of space required can vary greatly. That’s why it is so important to think about what actually needs to be stored during the planning phase…

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Is your kitchen practical?

Simple kitchen workflow

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The best way to test how practical a kitchen is and how well the ‘workflows’ function is by using examples from everyday kitchen life. Imagine that you are preparing breakfast in the morning. You need cornflakes from the larder unit, a cereal bowl, a coffee mug…

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By the Riverside…

Hugh's kitchen

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Hugh visited us at our stand at Grand Designs in April 2010. He had seen Aventos Servodrive previously and had come to the stand in the hope it was now available. Hugh had undergone a total refurbishment of his apartment and the kitchen was the last room to transform…

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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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