Best Books – Kitchen Design

We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Kitchen Design subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Kitchen Design along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Kitchen Design subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Kitchen Design" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Contemporary Kitchens” by IAG

“Contemporary Kitchens” Book Review: All designs in this book are made in pure wood and of modern style. This is the first book on contemporary kitchens.

2. “Fevicol Design Ideas – Kitchen Stories” by Pidilite Industries Limited

“Fevicol Design Ideas – Kitchen Stories” Book Review: This book showcases trendsetting designs to suit every decor. These featured designs are not just beautifully appealing but also functional. This book includes specifications of featured designs making it one of the highlights of this book. If we like the design we can get it replicated by a local contractor with the help of these measurements.

3. “Kitchen Design Guide” by Better Homes

“Kitchen Design Guide” Book Review: This book contains images of beautiful, believable kitchens that provide scores of design ideas and illustrate the latest options and upgrades for a sensational new kitchen. It contains expert advice for choosing appliances and materials, including cabinets, countertops, flooring, wallcoverings, cabinetry, and lighting. Shows how to create a kitchen design that functions seamlessly. This contains the guidelines for developing a smart layout that maximizes the usable space in any kitchen. This includes checklists and charts that consolidate the options and considerations for ease of planning. This book has the rock-solid planning advice from professional kitchen designers to help homeowners make savvy choices during the design process.

4. “Kitchens: A Design Sourcebook” by Vinny Lee and James Merrell

“Kitchens: A Design Sourcebook” Book Review: This book provides hundreds of inspirational ideas for the one who is remodeling, renovating or planning a completely new kitchen. This book consists of 415 colour photos of modern kitchens.

5. “150 Best New Kitchen Ideas” by Manel Gutierrez

“150 Best New Kitchen Ideas” Book Review: This book provides an in-depth review of exemplary new kitchen designs created by internationally renowned architects and designers. Who have achieved innovative, practical and stunning kitchen layouts adapted to the specific needs and tastes of their clients. This book includes the most attractive, functional and cost effective kitchen designs from around the world. Ideas are approached in a practical and artful manner with an emphasis on materials that stay clean and are dependable. It contains graphic full colour pages exploring the most attractive and reliable materials, lighting, floor, wall and window treatments, along with a wealth of ideas for cabinetry, countertops, sinks and more.

6. “Kitchen Design” by teNeues

“Kitchen Design” Book Review: This book examines the transformation of the kitchen by presenting a brief overview of its history, evolution and stylistic features. It has specific and highly practical examples to show readers how architects and interior decorators approach the design of the latest, most modern kitchens.

7. “150 Best Kitchen Ideas” by Aitana

“150 Best Kitchen Ideas” Book Review: This book contains an extensive collection of both modern and traditional kitchen designs from all over the world. It has the plans devised by distinguished international architects and designers who have worked to achieve practically, innovatively and stunning solutions adapted to the specific needs and particular tastes of their clients. It expresses the diversity of current trends in kitchen design focusing on decor materials, lighting, colors and windows and specifics such as tables, wall units, flooring, appliances and countertops.

8. “Kitchen Design Ideas: The Best Remodeling, Renovation and Decorating Ideas for the Modern Kitchen” by Debra Morrison

“Kitchen Design Ideas: The Best Remodeling, Renovation and Decorating Ideas for the Modern Kitchen” Book Review: This book provides the information on how to go about designing the kitchen. It has an introduction to the basics of kitchen designing. It explains the important points of the kitchen which will help you efficiently do your chores without being bothered by human traffic in the area. It has many and various designs available which you can spin off to suit your budget and taste. It contains tips on which colours are best for soothing ambiances and many more. They have also listed a handful of ideas to instantly perk up your kitchen with minimal expense.

9. “NKBA Kitchen and Bathroom Planning Guidelines with Access Standards” by NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association)

“NKBA Kitchen and Bathroom Planning Guidelines with Access Standards” Book Review: This book has the guidelines for cooking surface clearance, electrical receptacles and ventilation for kitchens. It as well as has the information about ceiling height, shower size, electrical receptacles and ventilation for bathrooms. All the illustrations have been expertly drawn using 2020 Design and Chief Architect Software to provide clearer visual reference for real-world application. This book contains thirty-one kitchen guidelines and twenty-seven bathroom guidelines. This book provides full planning recommendations, code references and access standards for today’s kitchen and bath design professional.

10. “Kitchen: Good Ideas” by Ana G Canizares

“Kitchen: Good Ideas” Book Review: This book gorgeously illustrated reference showcasing the innovative solutions to the problems of kitchen design and includes a handy reference section with information about featured manufacturers.

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