Article: Designed for More than Work
The kitchen, one of the best rooms in the house,once used just to cook, it is now a common place for everyone in the space. As open floor design becomes more prevalent, so does the need for an open and modern kitchen. More and more often people in a house, use the kitchen, not only for cooking nut convening altogether as group. Also more often than not your kitchen these days will be near another large open space, so making sure that these spaces go together is an important factor. You don't want your kitchen to look old fashioned, and and clunky, unlike that of the local spaces, and overall design of the home. One of the main necessities of a kitchen is it's decor, and overall feel. A lot of this has to do with the materials selected for use in the kitchen and how they not only tie in together but also how they tie in to the spaces around it. It gives a designer a lot to think about in terms of what you want to do, how you're going to do it, and the turnout.
Why is this important?
As design continues to evolve, so does a space, and a how it cooperates with it's surrounding area. As a designer it is important for us look at how we design, and how we can do better. This article provides some insight in to how to make sure you aren't just clustering stuff together to make it work, but how the design should flow. Thinking not only about what you include in a design but the materials in the design, and how they all come together to look as a whole is vastly important. This is key to all designers and something we should all learn from, and become better in order to improve, and constantly challenge the way we think.
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