The kitchen is the most significant part of any home. With the arrival of modern architecture, the idea of modern kitchen emerged in India and open kitchens are catching up in Indian architecture changing the stereotypical concept of a closed kitchen.
The modular kitchen, a home concept popularized in the 21st century, is undeniably the new age take on the centrality of the house. The kitchen has become a multi-functional area of the house in todays world. The cooking space, being the center of the house, has not only become the dining space but also the special corner for your social gatherings.
There are different kitchen designs you can choose from like L-Shaped, U-shaped, Linear and Island kitchens. In an L-shaped design, the kitchen must be built at a corner where two walls form a perpendicular angle and where one wall is twice the length of the other. They usually have two open ends which allows for different entries and exits. The U-shaped design is a kitchen layout in which three walls that are lined with kitchen cabinets & appliances. A linear kitchen is a kitchen that is built into one linear wall allowing a person to perform all tasks in a single workspace. An island is a piece of cabinetry that is placed in a kitchen to supplement the countertop space. It gives a contemporary style and modern touch to the kitchen.
The modular kitchen consists of modules which are assembled together to form a complete kitchen. It comprises of drawers, cabinets and shelves organized in a manner that saves up on space. They are convenient in terms of organizing when you have a limited space to work with.
The modules used in a modular kitchen are available in different sizes which can suit various functions depending on which area of the kitchen you would choose to use the module. They are available in a number of colours, styles and finishes, meaning that you will be able to find the right style to suit the look and feel you are trying to achieve in your kitchen.
A modular kitchen is customizable, meaning you are able to select the cabinet layouts and types to meet your storage needs in the kitchen. The options are huge with a modular kitchen, you can mix layouts and designs to suit your style.
Modular kitchens are stylish and affordable. Modular kitchens tend to be quite popular with people who have limited space. Being able to choose the types of cabinets you need in your space means that you can avoid bulky cabinets that don’t compliment your space our suit your needs. You can make units that will help you save space, and make best use of the space you have available.
The best part of a modular kitchen, which makes it different and better from the others is that a modular kitchen can be assembled and dismantled easily. So, in case you plan on relocating or moving to a new home, you can easily carry your entire modular kitchen with you.
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