What is the most challenging kitchen you've ever had to design?
25 March, 2022 Rebecka Motsinger 6
AUTHOR: MARGARETT MAYORAL
29 March, 2022
The most challenging kitchen I've ever had to design was a kitchen in a high-rise that needed to be accessible for wheelchair users.
The biggest challenge was finding a way to make the kitchen work for everyone, including those who couldn't reach the upper cabinets or the countertops. I had to get creative with the layout and use adjustable height counters and cabinets that could be easily accessed by wheelchair users.
I also had to make sure there was plenty of storage space and that all of the appliances were within reach. It was a challenge, but it was also very rewarding to see the finished product and know that everyone, regardless of their abilities, could use it.
AUTHOR: ROY NOREN
29 March, 2022
The most challenging kitchen I ever had to design was a small, dark, and cramped space with very little storage. It was a real challenge to make the most of the limited space and create a functional and stylish kitchen.
In the end, I opted for a minimalistic design with lots of open shelving and hidden storage to make the most of the small footprint. I also used light-colored cabinetry and backsplashes to brighten up the space and installed a large window to let in natural light.
AUTHOR: RANDY HASLETT
28 March, 2022
I would say the most challenging kitchen I've ever had to design was for a restaurant that specialized in molecular gastronomy.
Molecular gastronomy is a type of cuisine that emphasizes the use of modern scientific techniques to create unusual and often experimental dishes. This means that I had to come up with a design that would be able to accommodate a wide variety of cooking equipment and tools, as well as a lot of laboratory-style glassware and chemical storage cabinets.
AUTHOR: STEPHEN WIERS
27 March, 2022
The most challenging kitchen I have ever had to design was for a celebrity who loved to cook, but also loved to entertain. She wanted a kitchen that would function well for cooking, but that could also be quickly transformed into a beautiful and inviting space for guests.
We ended up designing the kitchen with two separate areas - one side for cooking and prep work, and the other side for dining and entertaining. We used sliding panels to create an open-concept feel when she wanted to entertain, and then we could close off the cooking area when she needed privacy or more space. It was definitely a challenge, but it turned out beautifully!
AUTHOR: ELROY STOVAL
26 March, 2022
The most challenging kitchen I ever had to design was for a client who had a severe food allergy to almost everything. I had to come up with creative ways to cook without using any of the common food allergens like dairy, soy, eggs, gluten, and nuts.
It was a really fun project and I ended up designing a kitchen that used all high-quality stainless steel appliances and cookware. I also incorporated a lot of innovative features like a built-in steamer and an induction cooktop. And because my client couldn't eat any dairy products, I used lots of delicious plant-based oils like olive oil, avocado oil, and coconut oil.
AUTHOR: ZACHARY GUILLEMETTE
25 March, 2022
I would say the most challenging kitchen I've ever had to design was one for a vegan. They needed a kitchen that could accommodate all of their unique dietary needs, including a high-speed blender, a food processor, and lots of different storage containers and racks to store all of their ingredients.
One challenge was finding storage for all of their products since they needed somewhere to store both fresh fruits and vegetables as well as frozen fruits and vegetables. Another challenge was figuring out how to create a cooking area that could accommodate both stovetop cooking and oven baking. In the end, we were able to create a really functional space that met all of their needs!