Small Kitchens 31 Ideabooks

Just because you don’t have room in your kitchen for a six-burner stove, double-bowl sink or Sub-Zero fridge, it doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice function or style. Here are 10 ways to max out space in your kitchen, from chic small-scale appliances...
Kitchen of the Week: Amazing 40-Square-Foot Kitchen
How do you get storage, prep space, cooking space and a washer-dryer into 40 square feet? Ask Palmer Thompson-Moss, who did just that for a New York client. "These constraints...
A World Tour of Compact Kitchens
I love having a small kitchen. Some people might cringe at having only 25 square feet to work with, but it gives me freedom. A smaller kitchen creates a more intimate environment for serving and cooking with friends and family. It helps me to pare...
Let's Toast Small Kitchens Everywhere
As kitchens continue to become all-inclusive family centers, those of us with smaller kitchens may develop an inferiority complex. It's a good time to refocus on the benefits of a small kitchen, toasting its efficiencies. And to share some designer tricks...
10 Tiny Kitchens Whose Usefulness You Won't Believe
From unfolding apartments to clever remodels to creative rentals, these 10 tiny kitchens show that their owners and designers haven't just learned to deal with small spaces — they've embraced them. With solutions including cutting boards on drawers...
A Single-Wall Kitchen May Be the Single Best Choice
Kitchens tend to be laid out with their counters, cabinets, appliances and fixtures in a few shapes; the layouts are typically U shapes,...
Kitchen of the Week: Bright and Modern in 90 Square Feet
When you have a small kitchen, it's easy to start moaning and groaning about it. Steve Justrich, on the other hand, celebrates his kitchen's lack of square footage. "My philosophy is not to have to walk more than three steps between counters and appliances,...
12 Kitchenettes for Convenience and Compact Living
A kitchenette, which is simply a small kitchen, can provide all the cooking necessities for a smaller living space. It also can provide a welcome layer of convenience in a bigger house. Whether you're downsizing, moving into a microunit...
10 Ways to Make a Small Kitchen Feel Bigger
I’d be willing to bet that when you think about your dream kitchen, it doesn't include the word "tiny." Yet that's the reality that many of us live with: skimpy counter space, a cramped work triangle and precious little space for appliances. If you're...
Kitchen of the Week: Tipping a Hat to Vintage in Hollywood
A love of antique mechanisms and tools inspired this homeowner to base his kitchen's whole material palette on one object. "At our first meeting for the project, he showed me a 1920s General Electric voltmeter and said, 'This is what I want the...
Kitchen of the Week: Salvage Meets High End in Vancouver
A flood proved to be a blessing for Dave and Karen Hayley; water damage became an opportunity to give their compact galley kitchen more personality and space. The Hayleys designed their kitchen with the help of contractor David Babakaiff, who opened...
Kitchen of the Week: Into the Blue in Melbourne
This 64-square-foot kitchen in Melbourne might not be terribly small, but it certainly felt that way with a big swinging door and massive brick wall blocking off any open space. The couple who live here wanted to reveal the room's potential, and hired...
Kitchen of the Week: Turquoise Cabinets Snazz Up a Space-Savvy Eat-In
Despite a complete remodel, this 1920s row house in Jersey City, New Jersey, still has its original eclectic character. For the kitchen the homeowners wanted more room and a playful look that felt period-appropriate. Cousins and designers Anthony...
Single-Wall Galley Kitchens Catch the 'I'
When it comes to kitchen layouts, certain alphabet letters get all the love. There's the U shape, the L...
12 Inspiring Real-Life Vintage Kitchens
We lived in our house for 12 years before we remodeled our kitchen. For 12 years we had original 1941 cabinets, stained Formica counters and a collection of the cheapest white appliances available. Basically, a version of what many homeowners and renters...
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