Kitchen / September 1, 2018 / Pearl Schofield
They are great for the solo chef to move quickly between each area. With a narrow walkway between each side of the galley, moving back and forth from side to side should not require more than a step or two, so energy is not wasted. If your existing kitchen does not have a work triangle, for example a one wall kitchen where your refrigerator, sink and stovetop are in a straight line, there are simple ways to make your workspace more efficient.
Think long and hard about the way to maximise worktop space and kitchen cupboards. It took me a year to design the best layout, which meant opening up an archway and blocking up the old access. Lighting is so important to consider when designing a kitchen, no one wants to be peeling potatoes in one horribly dim space. Consider the areas you will need to light up, food prep areas etc and also areas where you do not want to be casting horrible shadows, such as placing a light over the corner of a built in fridge.Continue Reading