Modern Kitchen Design
Kitchen Design Ideas Step by Step
So you're looking to Design your own Kitchen Layout to a new home build or a Kitchen Addition you're planning to build.
Firstly if you're looking to do a entire building for a Kitchen add on or extension; please note you will need a registered architect to produce and apply for council to approve those plans for construction and then signed off and possibly a certificate of occupation. (Usually 6-10 weeks lead times)
Kitchen Planning checklist.
What is the kitchen layout currently or what will the new kitchen layout plan be when your done building. Draw it to scale.
Now that you have the kitchen plan layout, its time to choose what appliances you have to have in your new kitchen:
Here are some of the usual Kitchen Appliances and other motivations:
Open Plan Layout or Closed off Kitchen
Phased Kitchen | Modern Kitchen | High End Kitchen with all the bells and whistles
Double Sink - Under counter | Recessed | Sink Food Waste Disposer Integrated
Dishwasher - integrated and hidden or visible | Stacked on top of another or stand alone under counter
Washing Machine - integrated and hidden or visible | Stacked on top of another or stand alone under counter
Double Door Refrigerator or Single Door - Integrated and hidden with cupboards or stand alone
Wine Cooler - floor level or counter level | Bar Fridge
Coffee Station | Juice Station | Water Cooler
Waste Bin | Integrated into cupboard | Stand Alone | External
Kitchen Island with seating area or shelving
Kitchen Island with Stove Top | Electric Stove or Gas Stove
Oven - Eye Level or Floor Level under stove
Kitchen Island Prep Bowl Sink - Cold and Hot Water Tap
Kitchen Island hidden popup plugs or visible
Microwave - Convection - What Size
Pots and Pans Drawer
Natural Light - Window Opening | Skylight | Stack and Fold Doors | Sliding Doors
Ceilings - Recessed Ceiling | Lighting Featured | Zoned or single switch
Feature Walls | Fireplace | Dining Table | Breakfast Nook
Choose the sizes of the kitchen cupboards for the above appliances and fit them on a kitchen plan layout.
Counter Tops | Laminated | Bamboo | Quartz | Technical | Concrete
What is the remaining kitchen space left to fit more cupboards
Can you fit more kitchen cupboards at floor level
What about kitchen wall cupboards - with glass and lighting or closed doors
Electrical points for appliances and lighting
Plumbing points for water supply and drainage points
Gas points access to external bank or inside a cupboard
Underfloor Heating | Electrical | Hot Water
Tiling | Floors | Walls | Splash backs
Vast Construction Projects can assist you with all of your Kitchen Design Ideas, From Pre Planning, Design, Construction and Project Management of your complete Kitchen Design and Build.
We will share our vast knowledge of where to save costs on your new Kitchen Design.
*All preliminary Kitchen Designs are free with every free kitchen quotation. But are subject to copyright.
**3D High Definition Kitchen Designs are charged for on a case by case basis but are generally charged between R2,500 - R6,500 for 1 HD kitchen design based on 1st client meeting and design requirements, including 1 revision.
HD Kitchen plans will be paid 60% in advance to proceeding with design.