Smart Small Kitchen Design Ideas


While kitchen normally gets wider space in the house, many people don’t get the same luxury. They need to cope with small area for the kitchen. This shouldn’t be a problem if you design it right and if you provide enough lights. Several smart tricks should make the most of your available space. If you need ideas, take a look at the following designs.

  1. Clean Layout

The first and the most important thing a small kitchen should have is a clean and simple layout. It allows you to have some more space for the activities in the room, and make sure you don’t have too many clutters hanging around. It also needs enough brightness to give a sense of bigger look. This design here is the perfect example of the recommended layout. Everything is pushed on either side of the wall, giving it clear space in the middle. The window is directly facing the kitchen for ideal brightness too.

  1. Smart Shelving

Instead of using the usual shelves, it is recommended to improvise a little bit. You need more space and effectiveness in the room, so racks inside the shelves like in this picture is the ideal option. It allows you to organize your stuff while storing more, and it will be faster to access it as well. It takes a little more effort but it is worth the investment.

  1. Make the Most of the Wall

Never leave a wall vacant. Even the narrowest wall can be a use in a small kitchen. This picture shows how the black chalkboard makes a perfect background. It makes perfect platform for the additional racks added in there. It means more storage, faster access to the stuffs, and less clutters on the countertop. In addition to it, you don’t need message board anymore. It’s all there.

  1. Additional Rolling Rack

Rather than leaving it for nothing, it is recommended to modify your kitchen cabinet to accommodate additional rolling vertical racks like in this picture. It can store your staples while it doesn’t take much space as well at the same time. When you cook, accessing the rack is a piece of cake which means an increase in your productivity.

It takes more on designing a small kitchen. You don’t have more space regardless the same need for storage as other household. Incorporating several smart ideas above may help you solve some of the issues. After all, a small kitchen is never a reason to fail a kitchen productivity and good look.