By P11eR. Kitchen Design. Published at Friday, August 09th, 2019 - 13:16:34 PM.
The kitchen is the heart of the home, and the kitchen island is the heart of the kitchen. It’s no surprise, then, that so many of us are looking for a way to make a splash with our islands. Yes, we want them to have key benefits like additional cabinetry and seating, but we also want them to leave a lasting impression. You can use bright colors or trending materials to make your island pop, but those might go out of style. That’s where waterfall countertops come in. As a high-end architectural feature, a waterfall countertop has staying power while still being very on-trend.
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Lauren Smyth, interior designer at Alturas Homes in Eagle, ID, agrees. “The kitchen working triangle will always be popular since it is a standard in the design industry and is set up this way to make meal prep and cooking easy,” she says. “There are other variances to this working triangle – for instance, in the situation of a linear kitchen layout where everything is on one wall.” In this situation, she says, a different configuration would work better. “It would be ideal to have the sink in the center of the wall with some countertop space on either side and the stove and refrigerator on the ends of the ‘line’ so to speak.”
Not everyone agrees that the kitchen triangle is obsolete. Eric Sztanyo, a realtor at Keller Williams and founder of We Buy NKY Houses – a Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky cash home buyer, still sees their value.“As a rehabber who buys many older homes with older kitchens, I find the principles of the kitchen work triangle to still apply amazingly well today,” he says. “Yes, we may buy a house and do a complete demo of the kitchen, but more often than not, we end up putting the pieces back together in a way that still fits this time honored tradition.”
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