Interior design for residential kitchens

Kitchens are the most important part of designing interior residential planning. A modern kitchen and kitchen cabinets will give your home a lot more value and it will also help your home sell quickly if it’s planned out well if you ever need to sell.

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Kitchens have come a long way in just a few years. Modern kitchens are spacious and comfortable. Islands and bars are usually part of the new plans.

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A new part of kitchen design is the installation of illumination on top of cabinets to shine soft light on the ceilings. This can be done with either low voltage lights or rope lights.


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Most people either stay in the kitchen to eat or they go into the family room. We are slowly phasing out Dining rooms. Many modern homes have phased out large dining rooms and replaced them with smaller rooms with a table. This is for formal occasions and gatherings.


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Many new homes now have entertainment systems installed in the kitchen so people can sit and eat their meals while they watch movies and junk.

The traditional “family at the table” gathering to eat meals and talk to each other about life is going away. Too bad, I kind of liked those moments.


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Kitchens need to be more spacious and wider than ever before because people are larger than ever before. Larger kitchens are also important to healthier people as they spend more time preparing healthy meals.


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Many kitchens are now using different colored halogen lights under the cupboards that shine onto the counters. This is becoming quite popular as it illuminates the cooking and prep areas.


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Kitchens will be the most expensive component of your housebuilding product. There are many solutions to this though. If you have cabinets built for you, they will be very expensive but look very nice.

You can buy cabinet kits from most of the bigger hardware stores. The cost will be much less and they will still look quite nice.

Usually the best designed interior residential cabinets are those that are made by cabinet makers.


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