Did you ever dream of having a kitchen space that offers you ease of use, elegant look, and most importantly enough of space for storage? If yes, then your dream has come true. Replacing all the old kitchen cabinets, this player has taken the interior market by storm. Curious, aren’t you? Read on to know who is this ‘not-so-mysterious’ player of the interior industry.
Giving out the sleek and sophisticated vibes to your cooking space is the kitchen design called - Modular Kitchen. What comes to your mind when you hear this word? Modern, new, chic? Well yes, you are correct but not entirely. A misconception that almost everyone around the world has is that a modular kitchen can be only modern in appearance. Now if this is a misconception, then what is a modular kitchen? If you are a little confused now, don’t worry. This blog will clear your confusion.
What is a modular kitchen?
Your old kitchen cabinets were basically carpenter-made, wherein the entire kitchen was built inside the house itself. Remember the sound of a hammer banging the wooden planks so that the nail could fit in? Gave a headache, didn’t it? A modular kitchen is completely opposite to it. It comprises of modules that consists of the various parts of your kitchen. These modules are manufactured in a factory through world-class machinery that gives the kitchen parts a precise and sleek finish. A modular kitchen can be either modern or traditional in appearance. It entirely depends on your choice, whether you want a contemporary kitchen look or a royal one.
Market of modular kitchen
The market of the modular kitchen cabinets has exceptionally grown over the years. It has recorded an average growth of 11.66% at CAGR from 2013-2015 and 12.91% at CAGR from 2016-2018. It is expected to grow at 51.87% CAGR over the next few years. Modular kitchen follows a unique concept of planning the design known as the Kitchen Work Triangle. This concept is a geometry that creates imaginary lines between the cooking area, washing area, and the preserving area creating a triangle that helps to keep a minimum distance between these three elements for hassle-free work. Using this concept, a modular kitchen is designed in various layouts with U-shaped layout having the maximum preference of almost 34% followed by G-shaped layout with 25%. Other layouts include L-shaped, I-shaped, Island kitchen, to name some. These layouts can be incorporated in both modern kitchens as well as a traditional kitchen.
Apart from layouts, such kitchens are built using the best materials that come with good load bearing capacity and long lasting durability. The materials of modular kitchen are divided into two types: Shutter material and Carcass material. While HDF & MDF have 40% preference as shutter material, plywood has 80% preference as carcass material. Having said this, plywood also has a 40% preference as shutter material. Other materials used for shutters are particle board and solid wood.
Features of modular kitchen
Not only in appearance, but a modular kitchen comes with high-functionality and accessories that work with both modern and traditional kitchen cabinets offering you more space for storage and ease of use. Some of the basic features of a modular kitchen are:
Cutlery drawer system
Bottle pull-out system
Glass tray and plate tray
Along with these basic features, a modular kitchen also comes with upgraded features that are extremely handy. These upgraded features not only add on to its functionality but also to the storage and appearance of your kitchen. Rolling shutters, bi-fold cabinets, tall units are some of the most preferred upgraded features of a modular kitchen.
Be it the basic features or the upgraded ones, it will give you the convenience of use, flexibility, and save more space. Kabco Kitchen, in partnership with OPPEIN, provides elegant and affordable modular kitchen cabinets that are known for their high-functionality, ergonomic designs, and durability. Visit https://www.kabcokitchen.in/