Is your kitchen a golden triangle kitchen?

According to a recent study, an average person walks 61 miles (around 90+km) every year within one’s kitchen. To give an approximation, that would be like walking from Mumbai central to Lonavala! No wonder one gets tired after spending a good amount to time in the kitchen.
If your kitchen is your daily workspace and you want to make it less of a workout and more of a high-functioning space, then we suggest you know more about the kitchen’s golden triangle.

What is a Kitchen’s Golden Triangle?

The experts at Veneta Cucine explains that a golden triangle in terms of spacing separating the cooking zone, preparation zone, and the storage zone. It should within a 4-9 feet gap in the kitchen so that your everyday work is easier to manage. Not only does this make your kitchen highly efficient and functional space but it also lends an aesthetic character to it. When everything has a designated space, the countertops are bound to be easier to clean and maintained as a clutter-free zone.
Here is a basic sketch example of a golden triangle in a U-shaped kitchen.

  • The idea for Kitchen Golden Triangle came about in the late 1920s Lillian Moller Gilbreth, an industrial psychologist, and engineer, in partnership with the Brooklyn Borough Gas Company. It is safe to say that those principles paved the way for modern efficient kitchen layouts.
  • Don’t know whether your kitchen layout is within a golden triangle? Here are a few basic pointers that would help you check whether it does.
  • Does your sink have sufficient counter area of at least 24 inches (61 cm) on one side, and at least 18 inches (46 cm) on the other side?
  • Is your refrigerator placed with enough breathing room?
  • Does your stove or cooktop areas have a clear 15 inches (38 cm) area on either side?
  • Does your full-height tall cabinet come between any two points of the triangle? Ideally, it should be near a corner.

These are just some of the indicators for a golden triangle kitchen. To know more on how to transform your kitchen to its full potential, you can always reach out to us at or call +91-80-42629000 / +91 9900810530.