Australian Kitchen Standards

A standard is an official document issued by a professional or governmental regulatory authority. Australian kitchen standards provide specific guidelines, rules and technical specifications regarding how kitchen cabinetry is to be built, used or installed in either domestic or commercial applications. Standards play a very important role in the kitchen industry. They provide an approved…

Kitchen Layout Guide

The shape or layout of the kitchen is often determined by the existing structural elements within the home. If your budget permits, you can alter these structural elements to suit your lifestyle and needs. If however, your budget is is limited, then some careful thought and planning is required because some layouts are not suitable…

Kitchen Work Triangle

The kitchen work triangle is used by kitchen designers and residential architects to find out the most efficient kitchen layout for any given space. History The work triangle was an idea developed in the 1940’s by university researchers studying time and motion. They were trying to decide the best way to maximise efficiency between the…

The 39 Essential Guidelines of Kitchen Design

Lets face it, if you do not know the fundamentals of kitchen design, designing your kitchen can be harder than Chinese algebra! So, I am going to make your job that little bit easier for you. Here are some kitchen design rules that will help you. I have listed below what I think are the…

Standard Dimensions For Australian Kitchens

Is your existing benchtop height in your kitchen too low? What height should it really be? This is a summary of preferred dimensions which are standard for most kitchens built in Australia today. Kickboard Height The preferred kickboard height is 150mm. The height range can be between 100mm to 200mm. Benchtop or Working Height This…