Why do all these future kitchens have so much empty floor space? What do they expect to do while the tater tots are heating? Indulge in a spot of ballroom dancing? Terpsichorean kitchen architecture -
That would seem to be about the only thing that the RCA Whirlpool "miracle kitchen" hadn't going for it. In addition to the usual suspects and a love of lift up and drop down shelving that bordered on the obsessive, it also boasted a "planning centre" complete with closed circuit television, a microwave oven, a mobile dishwasher/storage unit and a robot vacuum that looked distinctly aggressive.
And if push came to shove, you could cook in the place, too.