Tops of modern kitchen are the facade of the kitchen set, the apron of the working area and the countertop. It is these three whales that create the overall concept of the kitchen interior. But if the choice of the first two is dictated in the first place by their aesthetic component, and only in the second by the functional, then the countertop is a strict symbiosis of the two principles. It would seem that aesthetics are secondary in comparison with its operational characteristics. However, the mood of the person preparing the food is extremely important. And in order to ensure a good mood for the cook, the aesthetic component of his workplace is very significant. Therefore, the kitchen worktop must be beautiful.
What is the functionality of countertops?
The worktop is a monolithic or several-piece cooker mounted on kitchen cabinets. Its thickness depends on the material of manufacture and ranges from 2 to 7 cm. Typically, a countertop consists of a base (most often plywood) and cladding. Plastic countertops, which were very popular some time ago, showed themselves not on the best side – they turned out to be extremely short-lived. Now, thanks to the development of innovative technologies in the furniture market, a significant list of materials for the manufacture of countertops for kitchen sets is offered: Continue reading
Choosing a table for the kitchen is not as an unambiguous task as it seems initially. Its functions may vary depending on whether there is a dining room in the house / apartment, what size of the dining room is, how large the working surface of the kitchen unit is. It is advisable to consider two diverse options that dictate our realities:
apartments in high-rise buildings of an old building with rooms of minimal area and a kitchen of 2.5 – 3 square meters, where a living room is used for receiving guests;
modern houses / apartments with a large-scale kitchen, often combined with a dining room. Due to the sufficient surface area, the kitchen table is used exclusively as a dining table. Continue reading