Following is the first guest post in the 7 year history of the Yale Blog. Understanding the kitchen triangle simplifies kitchen planning immeasurably. It’s a good read. As always, feel free to comment below.
The classic kitchen triangle, detailed below, is one good example of a design. No one ever lost a permit or went to jail because their kitchen did not implement this triangle. It is just a sensible way to plan an efficient kitchen.
The three major work areas of the kitchen are the cooking space (stove and oven), sink, and refrigerator. The kitchen triangle is formed from these three points, and the points should not exceed a maximum distance from each other.