L-shaped kitchen engages two side of the wall leaving other sides free to be explored. In modern homes we usually prefer to have an open kitchen integrated with the dining and living rooms of the house. Open kitchen takes a toll in the storage space of the kitchen. Still we have the empty third side open for our use. L-shaped kitchen has sufficient space for movement. If planned and executed well, it can also have ample storage space. We just have to think smart while planning the kitchen. Have a look and gift yourself a well-organised smart kitchen.
Even though it engages only the two walls, still L-shaped kitchen provides us with an opportunity to have sufficient storage space. Utilize all the available space and maximise the storage capacity. You can use the space below and above the counter taking the cupboards right up to the ceiling. Moving along with the shape of the kitchen these cupboards and shelves with not take any other extra floor space. Then you can always use the hangers too.
The empty wall on the third side can be used as a parking space for the electronic essentials of the kitchen. Think smart and convert this humble wall into a beautiful electronic garage with some more extra storage space with long cabinet.
If you are the one who like to stay connected with your home even when working in kitchen, then ditch that wall and make it an open kitchen. But then, fewer walls means less storage space… Not anymore if you think out of the box to design a breakfast table that partition the space fashionably and also create some working and storage space in style.
The most challenging part in any kitchen is the corner. The problem in L-shaped kitchen is that we cannot ignore or skip it. The only way out is to plan it so that the corner storage is smartly utilized. Modern modular kitchen has many options for the corner. You can install pull-out shelves or foldable shelves in the corner to make your life hassle-free while dealing with the corner.
Where there is will there is a way! All you need is a little bit of planning and creativity to make the kitchen organized and comfortable with sufficient storage space. Instead of having a predictable wall separating the kitchen from the social area of your home, design a multi-functional cabinet with drawers on both of its sides. Lift this smart idea from here and you may even use the window to display and store your prized possessions.
One thing is for sure, no matter how much of storage space you have, it will never be enough. Requirement for space grows with each passing day. So use every space available in your L-shaped kitchen and plan the cabinets accordingly. Take it from floor up to the ceiling; make it look beautifully functional with long cabinets, drawers, open and closed shelves, wooden and glass doors… Lots of options are available in the market, you just have to select the one that suits you the best.
Sometimes having closed cabinets all over the kitchen makes it look heavy and it could dig a big hole in your pocket too. Breezy open shelves is a low budget trick to create convenient storage space in kitchen. The homemakers will vouch for its comfort.
Creating a separate wine cellar in kitchen is quite a brainstorming task and it occupies space too. However, something like here will create a simple space to keep the bottles organized without any trouble.
Have a look at these beautiful L-shaped modular kitchen for more ideas: 9 pictures of L-shaped modular kitchens for Indian homes