When you design your own kitchen ahead of building it, another point that you always need to remember is your recent need. You actual condition has a say in this matter, e.g. who you live with or how many persons that live with you, whether you already have a dining room or not, and how much you rely on the kitchen for providing your meals. If you already have a dining room, thus, you shouldn’t have to design a dining kitchen island with some seats around it. Or, if the space that you prepare to build your kitchen is quite spacious, you shouldn’t design corner kitchen cabinets with the plumbing and electricity systems that support it.
Without a good estimation of cost, your kitchen design will be useless because you can have it implemented in the space that you have prepared to build the kitchen. Okay, you already have the design. But, if you never want to look at again in your pocket and find out if the money you have is sufficient enough to build a kitchen that you desire, that will means nothing. A very popular mistake done by some designers is that they make designs that only refer to what the like. One might say ideals kitchen designs. They don’t think if they can make those come true. Prices of the materials, workers, and things should be considered.
There are basically several points a kitchen designer (regardless the owner or a hired/professional designer) MUST understand as well as be able to comply with if he or she wants to successfully design a kitchen. They are as follows: