Looking for clever ways to update your kitchen and bring it into the 21st century? Arron Hiddleston is back as a special guest to share some innovative kitchen tips that will make your life easier! Number #5 is my favorite! Once you see it, you’ll know why!
Innovative Kitchen Tips to Make Life Easier
In this busy high-tech age, everything we use is designed with a purpose of making our lives easier and more efficient, and recently kitchens joined this trend as well. A modern kitchen is equipped with smart technology, handy appliances and gadgets that are useful, time-saving and beautiful at the same time. So, if you want your kitchen to enter the 21st century, here are five innovative kitchen tips that will make your life easier and your kitchen more efficient.
Smartify your kitchen
A modern kitchen today is equipped with all sorts of Internet-linked appliances that make your life easier and cooking and cleaning faster and more efficient. If you have appliances that can sync with your smartphone, you’ll know exactly when you need to take out a pie from the oven or change the filter on your ice maker. Nothing will ever burn ever again and you can enjoy preparing your favorite meals without any stress. Also, smart appliances and gadgets have an option of auto shut-down when they are not in use. This way, you’ll use less electricity and water and not waste anything.
Go green and be trendy
The kitchen just like the rest of our home is becoming more and more eco-friendly and sustainable, and for all the right reasons. Not only do Energy Star appliances, aerators and motion sensors on faucets make our life easier with their great efficiency, but they also save money and help the environment. Motion-activated faucets save water and time, smart dishwashers use way less water than hand-washing, and smart energy-efficient fridges save electricity. So, join the fight for the planet while still enjoying all the benefits of handy kitchen appliances.
Choose the proper lighting
Lighting is one of the interior design features that usually gets neglected, and the same happens in the kitchen. This is a huge oversight because food preparation and kitchen chores require a lot of good lighting. Proper lighting will illuminate your food prep areas and create a pleasant atmosphere that will certainly make kitchen tasks much easier. Automated and voice-controlled lights equipped with dimmers will come in handy in many situations and they can easily and quickly change the mood, depending on what you’re doing in the kitchen.
Go with multifunctional items
Functionality is one of the biggest trends in modern kitchens. It’s all about maximizing space by using multi-purpose design elements and features, installing a practical built in dishwasher and oven, and coming up with innovative storage options. Clever storage space will keep all of your kitchen supplies neatly tucked away and make your kitchen look smooth and well thought-out. All of these will provide you with some extra space for food preparation and make your cleaning easier and faster.
Create a pleasure corner with a coffee (or tea) bar
Coffee and tea play a huge role in our everyday lives, and most of the people can’t imagine a day without these magic potions. So, it’s not a surprise that more and more attention is paid to them in modern and innovative kitchens. Many experienced interior designers today aim to dedicate one corner in the kitchen to a coffee or tea bar. These bars look amazing, have a great effect and add an extra layer of design to every kitchen. And if you have a habit of drinking coffee or tea frequently, these bars will certainly make your life much easier.
The kitchen has replaced the living room as the center of the home, and modern and busy families tend to spend more and more time in the kitchen cooking, having drinks and simply being together. This is why your kitchen should fit your lifestyle, wishes and habits, be functional while also looking modern and beautiful. So, try these innovative kitchen tricks and enjoy your kitchen like never before.
About the Author: My name is Arron Hiddleston and I am interior design blogger with three years of experience covering home improvement and garden renovation. I love sharing meaningful content that educates and inspires people.
I would love to have a coffee and tea bar right out in the open and have everyone be able to make their drinks fast and on their own. I really like the faucet and dishwasher using less water!
Someday when I can renovate my kitchen I would love to incorporate these helpful tips.
Great tips, really like the idea of a coffee/tea bar.
All good points. I never thought about it before but it’s true, the kitchen is the new living room and yet the seating is not that comfortable.
I love the tablet holder! I am always using a tablet or laptop in the kitchen to look at recipes while cooking and I would love one of those!
I LOVE the idea of the pleasure corner. That sounds like the perfect spot to sit down with a cup of coffee or Earl Grey.