Furnishing Success - the Kitchen

As part of our series on tips for successful log home living spaces, learn more about what you can do to enhance the design of your kitchen.

Furnishing Success
Tried-and-true tips for successful log home living spaces
by: Home Buyer Publications editorial staff

the Kitchen
If you've ever read an article or watched a show about kitchen design, you're familiar with this essential room's two major components: the shape (think L-shape, galley and island) and the ideal work triangle (the three legs that comprise the distance between the stove, refrigerator and sink.

But when you're building a home—especially a log home—there are other factors, such as size, volume and organization, to consider as well. To accomplish these objectives, Langley, Washington-based architect Mira Jean Steinbrecher always returns to her design rules on scale and comfort. "A kitchen can be any size you want it to be," Mira says, "but it needs to have manageable work areas."

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