Kitchen Layout Design Guide

Kitchen Layout Design Guide
27th March, 2019

At a glance:

This valuable resource is essential for designers and manufacturers in the kitchen sector. It highlights the significance of ergonomic design in improving the usability and satisfaction of a kitchen. The emphasis is placed on prioritising function over form.


The household kitchen serves multiple purposes beyond cooking, making it a dynamic environment. However, its frequent use by different individuals poses a unique challenge. To ensure optimal efficiency, designers must prioritize ergonomics in their approach. A kitchen may look visually appealing, but if it fails to function effectively, it can create more problems than it solves. It is therefore vital to consider all relevant information to avoid overlooking crucial factors and ending up with a poorly designed space.

Topics covered include:

  • Ergonomics
  • Accessibility
  • Storage
  • Functionality
  • Hygiene
  • Designing for Recycling and Food Waste
  • Designing for Elderly and Disabled Users
  • Tools for Kitchen Designers

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