For a kitchen with a very modern, sleek look; you need unit doors with no handles. Handleless kitchens have very clean lines, without the distraction of knobs or metal bar handles, especially on sets of drawers. I can see the attraction … but I’m still not a big fan. Knobs or bar handles are much more practical. If you do want the look, though, there are several different ways of achieving it.
I wrote yesterday about the kitchen work triangle and how it was a bit outdated. So has there been any more recent research into kitchen ergonomics? Well, yes, there has been some – notably by the kitchen component manufacturer Blum.
Practically everybody – who’s given kitchen design even a tiny bit of thought – has heard of the kitchen work triangle. You’ll see it mentioned on umpteen web sites and trotted out in glossy magazines and newspaper supplements.
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