what’s your kitchen style?… closed or open design


What’s your kitchen style? Are you a lover of the wide-open range, or do you prefer a closed off galley? Open or closed, there are fans on both sides. An open floor plan enables the host to stay more involved and no be walled off from guests, it’s also argued that it’s better for families. Advocates of the closed kitchen say it’s nice to be able to close the door on the mess and smells of cooking, keeping them away from guests.

Which side do you fall on? Most of us have a quick, almost automatic answer. If you’re house hunting, or about to tackle a renovation, it’s time to give it some thought. Continue reading