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Incorporating Technology into Kitchen Design

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I have always said that we, as designers, need to be cautious about incorporating technology into design.Technology can so rapidly become out-dated that a once cool, cutting-edge design can quickly become a design faux pas.We should take particular caution when incorporating such design into our kitchens, which is arguably the room most of us consider the hub of our home. In addition to the danger of becoming quickly out-dated, many technologies available today aren’t even a necessity, but rather a luxury add-on.We are seeing more and more gadgets and technologies in the world of kitchen design that move into the realm of being a bit over-the-top and unnecessary. On the flip side, there are sure to be some technologies that would stand the test of time and would prove to add function to our homes. Enter one such technology: DuPont™ Corian® Charging Surfaces. This technology allows for the wireless charging of smart devices (cell phones, tablets) by simply placing said device onto a chargi…