Kitchen and Bathroom Designing is a major part of Interior Designing or Interior Architecture discipline and it deals with the designing and architectural aspects of the kitchen and the bath room design. In fact, Kitchen and Bathroom Designing requires a specific set of designing skills in order to create cost-effective and aesthetically pleasing kitchen areas and bathrooms in a commercial or a residential establishment. A beautifully designed kitchen or a bathroom also increases the overall value of a residential house or a home.
Most of the Kitchen Designing skills are taught as a part of the interior designing or interior architecture diploma or degree courses offered at the interior designing colleges, interior design departments of the universities and art schools, but there are some specific short term courses offered on this subject through online certification courses also.
A typical course curriculum of a ‘Kitchen and Bathroom Designing’ course includes various subjects such as interior colour scheme, interior lighting, space planning, aesthetic planning for the absolute harmonizing of the aesthetic design elements, aesthetic arrangement and placing of appliances. Candidates are also trained on various planning and designing schemes, computer aided drawing methods using CAD (computer-aided drafting) etc.
After the successful completion of a relevant course, candidates can join with various interior designing firms, architectural firms or similar other organizations to work as a Lead Kitchen Designer, Junior Kitchen Designer, Interior Design Manager-Kitchen and Bathrooms, Equipment Designer-Kitchen Design and in similar several career positions.
Major career responsibilities of a Lead Kitchen Designer include pursuing and leading various kitchen design projects of Restaurants, Resorts, Hotels and other commercial establishments as well as various residential establishments. Job functions of an Equipment Designer-Kitchen Design include the designing of various kitchen equipments and appliances such as kitchen cabinets, countertops, table tops etc and sometimes sales and marketing of newly designed kitchen equipments and appliances.