The kitchen is one of the most important rooms in your home – and one of the hardest to design. It’s used so much that it’s necessary for it to look fabulous and function beautifully. Here are ten of your kitchen projects that do a great job with the space they have. Each kitchen is labeled with a general type of layout. Check out the HomeByMe Academy article (link at the end) to get more information on each style.
Single wall with a counter – this is an interesting example which has the sink in an alcove at the end of the room with a nice window right over it.
FSALAMANCA – Piso Abuelo Cocina Abierta
L-shaped with an island – Kitchen islands have become hugely popular since they help bring everyone together comfortably in the kitchen with some extra seating and also let the chef(s) enjoy their guests more.
titi_mor22 – wood house 2
Single wall with an island – This layout is about as open as you can get. Everyone will know when the food is ready!
vanessa__2B – vaness
L-shaped with an island – There’s plenty of room here for easy preparation and informal snacks and meals.
TERRON – PLAN MAISOM
Single wall with an island – This bold kitchen has the dining room close by and overlooks the generous terrace, garage and outside activities. The sun brightens up the room through the day and into the warmer light of the late afternoon.
pauletta – maison-transformations
Two parallel walls with an island – These walls are far enough apart to allow an island for casual meals and snacks right in the middle of the kitchen.
beaufilsmarion – cuisine
U-shaped with an island – Two sinks and granite surfaces everywhere define this kitchen. There’s plenty of counter space and the island is huge.
joseernesto – terranova 3
L-shaped – Clean lines and bold colors are a strong factor here. The black floor and medium gray wall tiles help balance out the overall effect.
geli – COCINA COMEDOR 1
L-shaped with L-shaped island – Having the island L-shaped in the opposite direction is a neat trick to make a room within a room and still keep things open.
geffray.estelle – RENOVATION CUISINE SALLE A MANGER
Two parallel walls – The use of black helps keep the main wall of cabinets visually a bit smaller and the open shelving on the opposite wall make the space between the walls seem bigger.
lora1929 – appar I
That’s 10 great kitchens filled with different ways of using space and materials to make the kitchen a place you want to be. Let’s have a get-together at each place to see how they handle a good-sized group of people!
The HomeByMe Academy has an informative article about kitchen layouts that you should read too. It has more details and explanations to help you make your own kitchen your favorite of all.
It’s your turn!