Independence is an important issue for most people, whether it be seniors who want to remain in their homes, growing children who want to be less reliant on adults or those with limited physical abilities who want to do for themselves. For many, the home - and especially the kitchen - can be filled with obstacles and pitfalls.
Smart, functional elements are key to the design of the kitchen space, and today's products focus as much on beauty as they do on performance. These products - from cabinets and interior access to touch and touchless faucets to accessible appliances and lighting - help the room function for all of the residents of the home.
This month, Kitchen & Bath Design News offers a glimpse of products available on the market that offer safety, accessibility and beautiful style.