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"Loose Fit" May Work For Jeans, But Does It Make Sense For Kitchens?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:11 AM
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Bulthaup Kitchen The fitted "continuous kitchen", with base cabinets separate from wall cabinets and a continuous horizontal plane between for counter, range and sink, has been the standard since the mid thirties. No matter that 36" counters might work for average height people and not for others, or that it isn't really a good height for stoves. (the tops of tall pots can be too high). Now, after 80 years, the kitchen appears to be devolving into what Dinah Hall of High50 calls "loose-fitted", like a pair of Obama jeans from the Gap. Is this a good thing?... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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