This course describes how kitchen styles have changed over the past 50 years and what demographic, cultural and social influences have brought us to this point. Based on insights from practicing kitchen designers, we look at the elements that make up a minimalist kitchen, including layout, styles, finishes and appliances.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the history of kitchen design trends over the past century and how demographic, cultural and social influences have brought us to the age of minimalism.
  • Discuss general design and layout principles of a minimalist luxury kitchen..
  • Identify refrigeration options that contribute to a minimalist luxury kitchen
  • Define cooking options that contribute to a minimalist luxury kitchen.