The L shaped kitchen is a standard kitchen layout suitable for corners and open spaces. The L shaped kitchen layout makes kitchen work efficient and avoids traffic problems by providing plenty of counter space in two directions.
The basic dimensions of an L-shaped kitchen will vary depending on how the kitchen is divided. This will create multiple work zones, though for optimal use one length of the L-shape should be longer than 15 feet and the other no longer than eight.
L-shaped kitchens can be constructed in any number of ways. It is however important to consider the foot traffic expected, the need for cabinetry and counter space, the positioning of the sink in relation to walls and windows, and the lighting arrangements of the kitchen before building this corner unit into your home.
L-shaped kitchen designs, such as the one in our show room, are some of the most efficient kitchen layouts for the modern home. An L-shaped kitchen offers an easy and efficient food preparation work-space and allows kitchen appliances and cabinets to be installed along two adjoining right angled walls with an open area in the center. The L-shaped kitchen layout maximizes use of the corner space and offers a number of other advantages over other kitchen designs. It forms a great working triangle. its suitable for small and medium sized kitchens.
Kitchen Work Triangle is a simple concept used to create efficient kitchen layouts and an L shaped kitchen has one of the best work triangle. The maximum tasks carried out in any of modern kitchen are the cooking, cleaning and fridge to store the food. To work efficiently in a kitchen, these three work area should form a triangle with the minimum distance as far as possible! This is easily achievable with the L shaped kitchen.
The L-shaped kitchens are a greatest proponent of ‘kitchen working triangle’ allowing you to move easily between your sink, oven/cook top and refrigerator. The work stations are set out on two different walls in L-shaped kitchens, you don’t have to walk too far to reach different zones of the kitchen, making meal preparation more organised and efficient.
The L-shaped Kitchen well-adapted to both small and large kitchens, allowing cook top, the sink and the refrigerator to be within reach and creating seamless work surfaces. Whether you're trying to maximize space and storage in a small kitchen, or you're more interested in making a large space feel homely, an L shaped kitchen layout will in most cases do.
L-shaped kitchens, along two walls adjoining walls, naturally have two open ends which allows for different entries and exits.Traffic in the L-shaped kitchen can thus flow freely through the space. Free flowing traffic is really beneficial as less traffic jams means more room and less stress when preparing food.
In modern times, the perfection of the extractor hood, gas and electric cookers, and more recently the electromagnetic hob now available at wallpaper Kenya allows an open kitchen, integrated more or less with the living room without causing the whole apartment or house to smell. Gone are the days when only in newly built upper-middle-class family homes, had open kitchens. Open plan kitchen is the trend of modern homes and the L-Shaped kitchen is perfect if you have an open layout or are designing an open plan living. Using only two walls, L-shaped kitchens naturally open up space. This is ideal if you want to open your kitchen to another room; typically a dining room, living room or family room. Open plan kitchen designs make life easy when entertaining – you don’t miss out on the fun!
The open space of an L-shaped kitchen allows for a table and chairs making meal time relaxed and easy. However,
L-shaped kitchen are disadvantageous and are not efficient for very large kitchens because appliances are too spread out. They are also not suitable for multiple cooks.