Nowadays, open kitchen design is still favored by people. Starting from the era of the 90’s, this concept still keep going on and it proves a certain lifestyle, a quite interesting of family ties. The idea is to make the kitchen area into a public area. As we know, for some people, kitchen is a private area and closed. Now, it becomes open and even expose it to everyone. From one side, integrating the family space with kitchen will provide warmth in the interpersonal relationships within the family, or in larger scope is social relationships with other people, such as friends, neighbors and so on. In a simple way, this concept can be described as removing barriers of some functional spaces into a single relief and multi function room. So that, barriers in the form of walls or doors are eliminated. Living room and dining room are integrated with kitchen in one room.
Some advantages of the open kitchen design implementation can be obtained, so in addition to an aesthetic aspect, this concept is also well-liked functionally. For a small dwelling, integrating several functions into one room means saving space, simplifying the layout, so the room becomes more spacious. In a traditional design, where kitchen, living room and dining room are separated by barriers, each room will look very narrow. By opening and integrating it into a single living space, the room becomes more spacious, moreover, supported by bright colors or especially white. In addition, sunlight can be directly entered into the room through the windows and the open doors which gives the room naturally brighter and well-ventilated provide better air circulation.
Socially, open kitchen design will more familiarize our relationship with family or friends. Kitchen space becomes a comfortable and friendly public area, while cooking we can chat with others. Of course, it brings a fun and entertaining informal atmosphere. For a family with children, it is easier for parents to watch over them while cooking in the kitchen. You can also boast of your beautiful kitchen to people, like an exhibition that show how classy your kitchen decorating performance is, and how modern and sophisticated your kitchen appliances are.