The kitchen work triangle consists of three key appliances: the fridge, oven, and sink/dishwasher. Each kitchen and floor plan illustrates and gives advice on the best positions for the work triangle in order to have an efficient and harmonious lay-out.
Is there room for an island in your kitchen remodel? How do you increase your counterspace in the RIGHT places so it'll be useful? Or, do you need to implement universal design? See: The Thirty-One Kitchen Design Rules, design design ideas decorating