The importance of a kitchen triangle

Whether we call it the kitchen triangle or cooking triangle or kitchen work triangle whatsoever, it is real, it exists, and it is the golden rule by which many, many kitchens made their appearances so far. The kitchen triangle has been invented in order to provide the most efficient layouts of future designed kitchens, followed by fundamental but straightforward rules.

If we want to count all the steps of all the operations that we do in our beloved custom-made kitchens, regardless of their shape, size or colours, it quickly becomes so clear that we have one main path, or let’s rather call it the kitchen flow. What is of the most vital importance, and that’s why there emerged the need for such rule-abiding triangle design, is that the mentioned flow shouldn’t be interrupted or obstructed by any chance. What exactly is the triangle consisted of? The triangle is the distance between a stove, fridge and sink, where clearly all the cooking magic happens. The concept is to keep a certain length between those three critical elements so that you can enjoy both functional and appealing custom-made kitchen. Neither of the three sides shouldn’t be less than 1.2 m nor more than 2.7 m, so not too far or to close. The sum of the three legs of the triangle should be between 4.0 and 7.9 m. The triangle shouldn’t be filled with obstacles, or the flow should be used for any other movements other than cooking and preparing food. To avoid dysfunctionality, you ought to be careful not to use the meant triangle space as a passage or a connection path between two areas.

Like picking the colour of your future custom-made kitchen, planning the setting of cooking elements is utterly essential. With such clever tips, you are bound to have a blast in your beloved kitchens.


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