It is interesting how our surroundings affect our attitudes. This can also apply in your kitchen area. How we cook can also be affected by our surroundings. It is in this light that when setting up your kitchen you do so to make you actually want to cook in there. The overall theme and design will have to rhyme with the rest of the house. As much as you want it to stand out, ensure it does not clash with the rest of the house. There are professionals who specialize in designing house interiors. Engage one in consultation and get a second view. The overall house design also plays a major role on how the kitchen will look. Be it you are planning to construct your house, buying one or remodeling, an expert opinion will come in handy. The equipment placement and lighting should be part of the design. Be realistic when drawing and planning your kitchen design. Remember that it is part of a larger unit and budget for it as so. Before implementation, ensure that you have looked through all factors to avoid having a crisis halfway in which the design does not fit in well with the rest of the house.