Decorating your kitchen needs the right calculation, not just a beautiful model and color. Good interior design also has an ideal standard of measurements based on ergonomic science. Ergonomic science learns human body dimension. In your simple kitchen decoration designing process, kitchen furniture needs to be set accordingly with human body dimension.
1. Know the Standards
For standardization, the average human height used is 170 – 180 cm. therefore, kitchen cabinets cannot exceed 227.5 cm. the purpose is for adults to easily reach the top and bottom cabinet. By the shape of the kitchen, there are generally six types of designs, but we can narrow it to two designs based on their position, whether they are lined or letters like shape.
First, is the single line. It is known as a simple kitchen decoration design as it is the most common design to be applied in the small size to middle size houses. In here, the stove, countertop, and sinks are in a single line. Then, the double line design, or the corridor. This model is very helpful to create a separate space between the countertops with the stove and sinks. Another one is the island type design. This shape is one of the unique design, because one counter placed on the middle of the kitchen area, hence the island term. This type of kitchen provides an exclusive ambience.
The L shape models, which is most used because it is very functional and optimal. Circulation lane on the L shape model is relatively more comfortable than others. This kitchen design can be applied to a small kitchen. The U shape unique model is the perfect model to be applied if your kitchen is placed between two rooms. Last one, type G, which needs a spacey room. Basically, it looks like the type U model but added with two seats lounge dining counter.
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