Reviews for Design Details: Integrating Appliances into a Kitchen Plan

I was extremely disappointed. It focused way too much on appearance and assumed that there are only two kinds of clients: those who have deep pockets and care more about how a kitchen looks and how you show it off than how it functions, and those who think only about the cost. This is nonsense. My clients think about energy efficiency, how to clean up and store conveniently as well as cook conveniently, and how to make a small kitchen work well. The important question of how extreme heat from a flush oven when it's opened during broiling affects all that surrounding cabinetry over time is not addressed. And many photos and plans violate the guidelines shown at the end. I also find that the kitchen triangle is inadequate as a basic planning tool. Carrying a heavy pot of boiling water to drain across a circulation path to a sink 9' away is more of a problem than having the fridge farther away.
Leah G.
August 31, 2018
Painless course with some interesting info. More for people who know nothing about kitchen design. But I still learned a few things. Would have liked to see some specific details because some of the kitchens shown were terrific.
Beyhan T.
July 18, 2018
monotone with slides that did not very well match the verbiage
Suzanne B.
July 14, 2018
interesting and informative presentation
Harold E.
July 3, 2018
Was interesting!
Andrea L.
February 15, 2018
obvious presentation
Kevin H.
February 3, 2018
great information!
Franco A.
December 29, 2017
tricky questions
Phil S.
December 28, 2017
great course
Robert B.
December 27, 2017
Terrance C.
December 23, 2017
Lots of new ideas and details to consider. Definitely worth the time.
Stephanie M.
November 27, 2017
too long of intro
Scott P.
November 8, 2017
Nicely and clearly presented with good photographs to explain details
Dennis B.
October 5, 2017
Interesting. Multiple photos on one slide sometimes hard to understand.
Paul S.
July 27, 2017
Very nice presentation.
Douglas P.
July 24, 2017
Very informative and professional.
Marina N.
May 8, 2017
William D.
May 4, 2017
Good course, good refresher and some beautiful images.
Alden N.
March 31, 2017
Great material though slides with a lot of text in this format presentation can be distracting.
George D.
February 23, 2017
A very comprehensive course.
Michael S.
February 19, 2017
Very informative. thank you.
Teresa S.
February 13, 2017
Very informative on kitchen layouts and appliances
Charles l. M.
February 4, 2017
Very simplistic. Nice eye-candy, though.
Brenda S.
December 31, 2016
Really good design focused content. I disagree with the answers I missed in the quiz - perhaps could be worded more clearly.
Jessica E.
December 30, 2016
Great info.
Joe D.
December 30, 2016
Very informative
Paul F.
December 24, 2016
Good information
Duane L.
December 20, 2016
This is a great introduction to integrating appliances into the kitchen layout for designers and includes some additional data useful as installation and construction advice. It was completely enjoyable and helpful for designing kitchen layouts.
Ed S.
December 15, 2016
Clear and demonstrative material. Enjoyed the course and hope to see more like it.
Mohamed N.
December 6, 2016
excellent course
Leslie W.
December 4, 2016
clear..comprehensive..recommend to serious designers
Jerome A.
November 21, 2016
A must-have course for those serious about offering a complete architectural design service. Kitchens are the core of the home, so knowing how to harmonically place them, makes the difference in the whole design process.
Ricardo T.
November 11, 2016
interesting - some good thoughts for contemporary design.
Charles F.
October 22, 2016
Very basic kitchen planning session. Would be a good tool for a first time re-modeler or novice client to become aware of the how-s and potentials of kitchen design.
George G.
October 20, 2016
Rhoda C.
October 7, 2016

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