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The best entertaining kitchens are spacious and based on an open plan floor plan that leads through to the living area. This promotes connectedness throughout the different spaces. You'll be able to entertain guests and cook simultaneously instead of being separated by a wall.
An island benchtop is ideal for preparing and presenting meals. They are easy to access and create a nice traffic flow around the kitchen. Guests can even pull up a stool (or chair) and relax at the island while you prepare dinner.
Functionality should be the primary area of focus when designing a kitchen layout. Keep the working triangle in mind, this is the space between your cooktop, sink and refrigerator. Incorporating the working triangle into your design will make it easier to move around in a busy kitchen – which is absolutely essential when entertaining!
There's so much choice when it comes to storage accessories and solutions that there is no excuse for a disorganised kitchen. A cleverly organised kitchen means no clutter and less mess. Try concealing bulky appliances in an appliance cupboard or butlers pantry. Not only will this tidy up your kitchen but it will also give you more preparation space. Check out kaboodle kitchen's wireware and waste bin range for more decluttering inspiration.
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