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The ergonomic kitchen: the focus is on people

Do you dream of having a kitchen that is tailored to your requirements? One that enables your tasks to run smoothly, saving you a lot of effort? This quality can be improved in any kitchen in a number of ways – for all users. Not least thanks to high-convenience, intuitive kitchen products. hansgrohe can help you plan an ergonomic kitchen.

More comfort with an ergonomic friendly kitchen layout.
Good ergonomic kitchen design means: storage space that is within easy reach. Full-extension drawers at eye level make kitchen chores easier. \(Photo © blum,\)

Everything is so much easier – and gentler on the body

In the kitchen, things tend to get rather heated: we are often busy rinsing food, fetching ingredients from the cupboards, filling pots, operating appliances, and washing our hands. So it’s only logical that minimal legwork tops the wish list when planning. This enables our work to run smoothly, and saves time and effort. Do you love having kitchen tools and ingredients ready to hand too? This is down to having well-organised cabinets and pull-outs. Cleverly designed drawers and pull-outs enable you to easily access even low base units, and make optimum use of the space in the kitchen.  

Individual requirements play a key role in kitchen planning

First and foremost, an ergonomic kitchen is tailored to your body size. Kitchen cabinets, oven and microwave are easy to fill and empty at eye level. You should also design the worktop to make it easy on the back. Studies suggest that this should be situated approximately 10 cm below the individual elbow height. So take measurements before consulting the dealer! Please also bear in mind: for a clear, convenient view of pots and pans, the hob should be situated somewhat lower than your worktop. Here, ergonomics means: ideally with head clearance and no steaming up of glasses. Appropriate extractor fan technology makes this possible. 
Particularly important in this regard is the choice of a suitable kitchen tap. This should accommodate your usual practices at the sink. 

When it comes to ergonomics, ease of use is what counts

In an optimally furnished kitchen, you can manage and control everything easily and intuitively. This is especially useful when you're in a hurry or have your hands full. Water control at the touch of a button and easy-to-access control units make ergonomic sense and mean extra convenience when tackling everyday kitchen chores.

Ergonomic guide for working in the kitchen.
In day-to-day life, modern ergonomic design means: the control units are arranged in such a practical way that they can easily be reached by young and old alike.

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