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An Easier Path to a Great Kitchen: A Systemized Approach
Designing high-quality performance kitchens while juggling the details can be a difficult process. Understanding the fundamentals of executing a systemized approach can make the experience simple, seamless, and allow for more creativity. During this presentation, you will learn what a kitchen system is, how it’s designed, and how it supports creative freedom through a step-by-step systemized approach, including new software, to make it easier.
- Clarify what a kitchen system is and why it simplifies kitchen design: we will discuss the inter-relationship and the importance of industrial design on performance through system relationships and appliance integration.
- Learn how a system gives a designer the ability to focus on layout and its relationship to the architecture with the confidence that it will work, and discuss how the products within the system are designed and created.
- Review the design process for developing new product including inter-relationships discussed above that drive design decisions.
- Discuss the process of designing with a kitchen system and how the system simplifies and improves the quality of the design process.
- Ask: What is the future of system kitchen design? During this section we will demonstrate the Space Theory Design Engine software and how it allows designers to layout a kitchen easily and efficiently, generate real time pricing with immediate access to lead times.
About the Presenter
Product Manager and Lead Designer, Space Theory
Seth Tucker is a passionate advocate of creating environments that elevate the quality of living in the home. With over 11 years of industrial design experience focusing on products and furniture for home environments. Tucker has designed hundreds of kitchens as well as the products that make them uniquely functional. His current role is Product Manager and Lead Designer for Space Theory kitchens, a Henrybuilt company.
This program is accredited by AIA San Francisco to provide 1 AIA Continuing Education Learning Unit to AIA member attendees.