Galley kitchen design or double line is type of kitchen design which is shaped from two lines in parallel that divide kitchen into clean kitchen and dirt kitchen in position of facing each other. Thus galley kitchen design is initially designed for ships and aircrafts but over the time, it is suitable to be applied in people homes. Still, the concept of this design is triangle concept which is consisted of storage, cleaning, and cooking.
Galley kitchen design in modern living
In modern living, some people utilize the limited space they have in their home for multipurpose especially those whom homes are located in the crowd and limited of city. The separation that is consisted of double line in galley kitchen is aiming to make the cooking activities easier in kitchen and especially saving the space inside the home. Placing the formations or layouts from such areas have varied combinations and are adapted for varied needs and type of kitchen itself. Every layout has weakness and strength and those are becoming challenge for architects to design the interior to maximize it.
Variation of modern artistic kitchen layout can be seen as follow
This layout consist of double line cabinet structure which is takes place lengthwise and facing each other until it shapes to a corridor in the central. Every area of storage, cleaning, and cooking are all separated clearly with close space position. The minimum of huge dimension is 2,5 meter. This dimension will enable drawer in second cabinet which is facing each other can be opened in the same time. This double line shape or galley design is the most efficient and having maximum benefit in kitchen space, because there is no more unused space because of the meeting points in cabinets. Thus, this kind of shape is not ideal if corridors between two cabinets which are facing each other where people passing.