European Kitchen Fundamentals

This course focuses on the history of European kitchen design, European design details such as
minimalism, sustainable practices, and how Universal Design is compatible with European Kitchen

Design professionals will come away with an understanding of how cabinet design impacts
day-to-day ergonomics, health/wellbeing, and safety in the kitchen.

Featured Guests:

  • Jennifer Kelly, Poggenpohl, Director of Product & Training

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

1. Focus on key components of minimalist kitchen design and identify the trends that are shaping the future of the industry. Learn about maximizing kitchen storage options and organization of kitchen tools and food supplies.

2. Identify the improvements of ergonomics in European kitchen design. Realize how European cabinetry lends itself easily to Universal Design.

3. The historical significance of European kitchen design with a comparison of U.S. versus European manufacturing methods and materials.

4. Recognize the emerging sustainability standards relating to cabinet materials, such as new trends in lacquers, protected woods, and other alternatives

Example Curriculum

  Welcome & Introduction
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  CEU Presentation
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When does the course start and finish?

This course is a self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

How long do I have access to the course?

After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course until October 31, 2022 across any and all devices you own.

How do I receive credit once I complete the course?

The CEU partner listed will provide your certification information to the relevant reporting agency on your behalf. Please allow 4-6 weeks for reporting.