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29 design inspirations for your small kitchen

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Small homes mean small kitchens that force owners to sometimes compromise on aesthetics for setting up all required essentials in the space available. But cramped spaces do not inspire creativity and claustrophobic kitchens tends to undermine the health and well-being  of people working in the area. To manage the perennial problem of congestion in small kitchens our kitchen planners have created several interesting layouts that are ideal for small spaces. These kitchens have been made with wide variety of materials like wood, acrylic, marble, granite, ceramic and laminate to make the region attractive and easy to work.

1. Complete kitchen within a meter and half

Everything fits in perfectly into a small region planned with precision.

2. Linear and black with mosaic tiles

An elegant kitchen with touches of steel on black laminate surfaces that enhance the glossy surface of glass topped counter.

3. Compact in blue color

Combination of blue, grey and black give a stylish edge to this rustic kitchen that has a trendy backsplash made of brick shaped tiles.

4. L shaped with striking colors

Bright yellow counter and black cabinets make a striking combination in this kitchen that also has a wooden island.

5. Minimalist

Grey and white color combinations may seem a little colorless for this minimalist kitchen but the elegant stainless steel fittings give it an edgy finish.

6. Smart storage

Every bit of space available between roof and floor has been used up to make creative storage space in this tiny kitchen.

7. Bright orange

Bright orange back-splash and laminated cabinets lend color and vibrancy to a region which would look dull and plain with grey surfaces.

8. Bright combination of materials and designs

classic Kitchen by Cris Nunes Arquiteta
Cris Nunes Arquiteta

Apartamento no cond Barra Bali, Barra de São Miguel Al

Cris Nunes Arquiteta

Eclectic combination of colors, patterns and materials makes the small kitchen feel bright and vibrant and the use of high metal chairs instead of stools adds to the spark.

9. Spotless white

classic Kitchen by Cris Nunes Arquiteta
Cris Nunes Arquiteta

Apartamento no cond Barra Bali, Barra de São Miguel Al

Cris Nunes Arquiteta

All know that use of neutral tones increases the visual length of a room and here the touches of blue bring warmth to the region.

10. Stone and laminate

rustic Kitchen by Sandia Design
Sandia Design

Cuisine Bordelaise en noir laqué : Matériaux naturels

Sandia Design

The kitchen here strikes  a delicate balance  traditional and modern design elements by setting up a shiny black laminated modular cabinet with sandstone counter system against a rustic wall made of stone.

11. Elegant and modern

The elongated structure of this kitchen has been designed for increasing storage space to open doors on both sides.

12. Rectangular design

The elongated structure of this kitchen has been designed for increasing storage space to open doors on both sides.

13. Tucking in a small meal table

country Kitchen by Noelia Villalba
Noelia Villalba

Home Staging en vivienda de montaña

Noelia Villalba

To create seating area in a small kitchen try to have long wide counter on one side so the opposite wall becomes empty to set up a small folding  table with chairs

14. Scandinavian style

White laminated surfaces, wood  supports and frosted glass fronts—a very Scandinavian kitchen!

15. Black and white

Multi-patterned tiles on the back-splash improve the aesthetics of this trendy monochromatic kitchen.

16. Informal U shape

Colorful yellow kitchen ornaments and open shelves are the highlight of this tiny U shaped open kitchen.

17. Bar in the kitchen

The wide wooden counter serves as a bar and also as a separator of spaces between kitchen and dining area.

18. Welcoming rustic island

Elegant white surfaces and rustic brick walls make a trendy kitchen that is devoid of extra frills and also has a brisk island that serves as a dining area.

19. Grey and green

Plain kitchen with grey surfaces has received a surprising touch as the interiors of cabinets and shelves have been given a lovely shade of green.

20. Perfect illumination

modern Kitchen by Hitchings & Thomas Ltd
Hitchings & Thomas Ltd

Blue & Cream Gloss Kitchen, Aberdare, South Wales

Hitchings & Thomas Ltd

Down-lights below cabinets may seem frivolous to many but they create charming pools of light on the counter that makes working at late nights in the kitchen a pleasure.

21. Practical simplicity

In a small kitchen like this with limited counter space adding a cook-top cover is a good idea as you can safely work on your stove when it’s not in use. Some cook-top covers are also available as wood butcher block surfaces.

22. Red and white combination

A creative approach is always useful to maximize the functionality of a small kitchen and attachments like roll out cabinets, fold-able shelves, pull out butcher blocks below the counter are always welcome.

23. Practical storage

modern Kitchen by DOSA studio
DOSA studio

Cocina de departamento

DOSA studio

Open cabinets above the counter with deep shelves are ideal for storing glassware and crockery.

24. Stone wall

Tiny kitchen space can be extended with a stylish stone wall like this to support the marble service bar.

25. Compact and bright

Combination of steel and earthy wood makes this trendy kitchen a restful space.

26. Customised

Every inch of this black and white kitchen from granite counter to size and shape of glass topped cabinets has been designed to suit the comfort of its owners.

27. With colorful backdrop

Tiny spaces require something riveting to retain concentration and this colorful back splash with tiles in multiple patterns and colors is a worthy attention grabber.

28. Modern and elegant

Etched in wood and laminate, this kitchen has it all in terms of design, appearance and convenience.

29. Minimal and futuristic

Counters and cabinets placed in rectangular order make the region appear long and spacious. Here LED strip lights above and below cabinets illuminate the  counter space give a futuristic look to the minimalist kitchen. 

To bring order to the kitchen here are Ideas for a perfectly organized kitchen.

Which ideas do you feel are easiest to adopt? Do let us know in your comments below.
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