If you’re in the market for a new oven or cooktop there are a lot more options out there now than there used to be, so it’s definitely worth some research. You probably already know if you’re up for a commercial-style stove versus a basic oven and cooktop. Other less obvious components up for consideration include the placement of knobs.
Read this short article which touches on a bunch of different options like double ovens and gas vs. electric cooktops. It also explains the importance of range hoods and proper ventilation when planning your kitchen layout.