5+1 ideas for a functional yet beautiful kitchen

5+1 ideas for a functional yet beautiful kitchen

Having a beautiful and functional kitchen is everybody’s dream. To achieve it one must be guided by both taste and reason, it must be both easy to use and pleasing to the eye.

The first goal is to find a model with sufficient attention to detail, the second is undoubtedly finding one that is equipped with solutions that optimise movement around the space and practical equipment.This is especially important for open plan spaces (where the kitchen is always in view) or small kitchens, where limited space must be used to its full potential.

1 – Easy to clean materials

To create a beautiful and functional kitchen, you must first consider one made of easy to clean materials that is easy to keep clutter free.

Each material has its own characteristics and peculiarities: analyzing your habits will help you to identify the material that best meets your needs. But it is not necessarily to sacrifice the own taste to satisfy practicality. Where do you prepare the dishes? For example, if it is the area between the hob and sink is the most used area during food preparation,  by choosing a material that is easy to keep clean you will make post-cooking clean up a breeze.

Choose easy to clean materials.

Choose easy to clean materials for the most used area during food preparation,

2 – Opt for base unit with drawers or deep drawers

Base units with drawer and drawer boxes are an aesthetically pleasing and extremely practical solution.

The drawers allow you to see all their contents at a glance and fitted interior storage accessories help you make the best of the interior space and keep it organised.Some storage solutions can also be easily adapted over time and are easily cleaned, also in a dishwasher.

Base unit with drawers or deep drawers

The drawers allow you to see all their contents at a glance.

3 – Organize your working area

To fight clutter and make your kitchen more practical, identify the working areas and try to imagine the type of clutter that might be created in them.

A larder in the kitchen area will help you find everything you need in one move.Opting for a closed larder will help you easily clear mess while preparing food.

Creating a space to store small electrical appliances will allow you to keep your worktops clear.Equipped tall units or walk-in cupboards with racks that let you design the interiors and adapt them to your needs are useful storage solutions

Organized larder.

Opting for a closed larder will help you easily clear mess while preparing food.

4 – Opt for wall units with vertical opening

Equipping wall units with vertical openings allows you to keep doors open while cooking.

Equipped with wall units with lift  or bi-fold doors openings allows you to keep the doors open while cooking, ensuring maximum freedom of movement on the work surface, without hindrance. Keep the doors of the open cabinets in fact avoids repeated openings and closures of the doors to access the pantry.

Wall unit with bi-fold doors.

Equipping wall units with vertical openings allows you to keep doors open while cooking.

5 – Accessorize the back splash

To keep your cutlery and spices close at hand while you are cooking, think about fitting a ladle holder bar or accessorizing the space between the base and wall units, with the Modular for example.When you are not cooking these features become part of the pleasing kitchen design.

Modular accessorize for back splash.

Accessorize the back splash.

+1  extra solution for small kitchen

If you don’t have much space in your kitchen, consider a retractable table to give you more work surface only when you need it.

See hom many types of retractable table are available!

Tavoli estraibili per cucine piccole.

I tavoli estraibili a scomparsa sono pratici soluzioni salva spazio per cucine di piccole dimensioni.