4 Benefits of 3D Design for Commercial Kitchens

Planning the kitchen layout for any sort of food-producing business can be a confusing and stressful experience. The ideal commercial kitchen is a space that fosters seamless workflow, from the preparation area and cooking area, to the service area and wash area. It is also vital that the design complies with Australian food standards.

3D kitchen design tools are now revolutionising the way commercial kitchens are being built around the world. Whether it’s a cafe, restaurant, bar, hotel, production kitchen, aged care facility, hospital or school canteen, 3D design planning offers several benefits for creating a completely new kitchen, as well as kitchen rebuilds.

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Visualise the end product

By far the biggest advantage of 3D planning, compared to a flat rendering or 2D sketch, is how it enables you to visualise your new space so much better. With 3D design, you get access to a 360-degree view which makes it feel as if you are standing right there. Even though the designs are to scale, the realistic look of the 3D visuals makes it a lot easier to assess different heights, widths and depths, so you can get a clear idea of how all the elements, such as appliances, countertops, sinks and cabinets will fit into your available space. Once a final design is chosen, what you see is what you will get.

Freedom to experiment

During the design process for a construction or rebuild project, you have the flexibility to move different elements around until your find their perfect location amongst other appliances, fittings and fixtures in your space.  You can play around different layouts, colours, textures and materials for the floors and walls which is particularly important if you plan on having an open kitchen that is visible to customers.

Time saving

It’s no lie that time equals money. With 3D designing, even the most complex design challenges are simplified. You can also spot design flaws faster, which allows for a much more efficient design process and can shorten your project completion time and free up your valuable time to spend on other elements of your business. 

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Avoid costly mistakes

Whether you are starting from scratch or renovating, the cost to build a commercial kitchen can really add up. Paper drawings or other sorts of non-dimensional design renderings have limitations when it comes to designing functional kitchen layouts. The beauty of a 3D kitchen design is that you can review today to avoid nasty surprises tomorrow. It can be very costly to make changes during the construction process, but with the greater insight 3D renovation offers it’s possible to test stress factors and tolerances of a design prior to it being built.

If you are based in the Sydney area or surrounds, get in touch with our team of talented commercial kitchen design consultants for more information about the advantages of 3D design planning for your space. We offer tailormade commercial designs for restaurants, bars, cafes and more. Contact 3D Kitchen Design today by calling +61 411 414 605 or send an email to