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The Kitchen Triangle: Managing Workflow

by Guest Author

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.

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Topics: Yale PSA, Kitchen Spotlight

Easy Kitchen Upgrades for New Homeowners

by Paul Groux

You should read this post if you are a first time home buyer or if you want to sell your place with a few new appliances without breaking the bank. Replacing appliances will be less expensive and more cost effective in the long run.

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Topics: Kitchen Spotlight

A Review of a Luxury Kitchen Renovation

by Steve Sheinkopf

Sometimes I like to show a beautiful kitchen....especially when it started like this.

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Topics: Kitchen Spotlight

Luxury Kitchen Remodeling With Stainless Steel Appliances and Lighting

by Steve Sheinkopf

I like these before and after renovation shots. This was sent in from Becky Crocker of New England Design & Construction.

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Topics: Kitchen Spotlight

Why Stainless Steel Appliances Are Not Going out of Fashion

by Steve Sheinkopf

Last week, I wrote a post asking whether stainless steel appliances are going out of fashion. In that column, I wrote the many reasons why stainless steel will continue to be popular in kitchens and appliances.

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Topics: Yale PSA, Kitchen Spotlight

How To Design Appliances And Lighting in a Kitchen

by Steve Sheinkopf

Yesterday's post was the 4 most common mistakes when planning a kitchen. Today is just the opposite. This transformation was designed by Cassia Wyner of CW Design. Have a look:

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Topics: Kitchen Spotlight

Kitchens And Appliances - Before and After

by Steve Sheinkopf

I am beginning to like these aspirational design posts. Today's post has been sent by Jodi Swartz at Encore Construction Company.

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Topics: Kitchen Spotlight

Kitchen Appliances Before and After

by Steve Sheinkopf

Ocassionally, I like to show before and after shots of a kitchen remodel. This remodel was completed by Kitchen Style Inc.

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Topics: Miele, Kitchen Spotlight

How a Design Professional Plans Kitchen Appliances And Lighting

by Steve Sheinkopf

Have a look at this kitchen. Note the kitchen appliances and lighting.

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Topics: Lighting, Kitchen Spotlight

Cellar Dweller

by Steve Sheinkopf

This is another post in our series featuring respected local builders and designers and some of their projects to spot trends and hopefully inspire.
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Topics: Kitchen Spotlight

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