The lack of spacious size should never hinder your kitchen design potential. Whether you’re working on hundreds of square feet or just a dozen or two, making your cooking space the best shape —both aesthetically and functionally—are just a few creative ideas away from reality.
Below, see how these gorgeous houses use a small kitchen layout to their advantage, with thick cabinets, double-duty accents, sleek lighting solutions, and more.
- 1 1. Modern Kitchen
- 2 2. Paris Kitchen
- 3 3. Blue Kitchen
- 4 4. Blue-Floored
- 5 5. Indian Farmhouse Kitchen
- 6 6. FASHIONABLE CITY LIVING
- 7 7. CHARMING AND COLORFUL
- 8 8. WEEKEND BREAK RETREAT KITCHEN
- 9 9. ALL-WHITE KITCHEN WITH VIBRANT ACCENTS
- 10 10. DARK CABINETRY
- 11 11. CITY KITCHEN WITH A COUNTRY FEEL
- 12 12. COMFY MOUNTAINTOP KITCHEN
- 13 13. SMALL SPACE WITH STATEMENT ARTWORK
- 14 14. A MODERN FINISH
- 15 15. LOADED WITH ANTIQUES
- 16 16. MINIMAL YET PLAYFUL
- 17 17. A TABLE FOR TWO
- 18 18. TYPICAL KITCHEN WITH EXTRA SHELVES
- 19 19. FARMHOUSE KITCHEN WITH RUSTIC STYLE
- 20 20. TRADITIONAL BLACK AND WHITE FLAIR
- 21 21. MODERN AND UNDERSTATED
- 22 22. COMFY COOKING SPACE
- 23 23. Beach House
- 24 24. French Scandinavian
- 25 25. NEW ENGLAND COOKING SPACE
- 26 26. Swedish Kitchen
- 27 27. FLAWLESSLY MONOCHROMATIC
- 28 28. Kitchen of Manhattan
- 29 29. Wall Surface
- 30 30. Saarinen Table in the kitchen
- 31 31. STASH BOOKS UP ABOVE
- 32 32. Jewelry Expert Alexis Bittar’s Kitchen
- 33 33. COUNTER-SIDE DINING
- 34 34. RUSTIC STORAGE
- 35 35. Kitchen Counters
- 36 36. Warm Kitchen
- 37 37. IMPACTFUL COLOR
- 38 38. 19-Century
- 39 39. Kitchen Renovation
- 40 40. Kondomium Kitchen
- 41 41. White Kitchen
- 42 42. DARK YET INVITING
- 43 43. VIBRANT CORNER
- 44 44. EXTRA-LARGE ART
- 45 45. POPS OF BLACK
- 46 46. Kitchen Kabinet
- 47 47. REPAINT INSIDE THE CUPBOARDS
- 48 48. ACCENT WALL CHIC
- 49 49. OVER THE TOP COLOR
1. Modern Kitchen
In this New York City house, high over the city, the kitchen’s lacquer cabinets is customizeded for a tidy, modern visual. It is resembled in vogue by the backsplash and also counter top, made from Calacatta marble. The array is by Viking, the fridge is by Sub-Zero and also the print is by Ellsworth Kelly.
2. Paris Kitchen
In an extravagant Paris house, the kitchen welcomes a fresh vision of high-end with mod necklace lights by Tom Dixon and also a customized, walnut-veneer kitchen island as well as kitchen cabinetry.
The feces are by Mater Design, the stoves and also fridge are by Gaggenau as well as the sink installations are by Franke.
3. Blue Kitchen
In a Manhattan residence, this lovely blue kitchen attributes wood-and-marble cabinets appointed by a craftsmen in India.
The one-of-a-kind lighting fixture is by Harry Allen, as well as the home appliances are by GE. The wall surfaces and also rug support the area in a fanciful blue combination.
In a beautiful Cape Cod home circa 1880, deep blue makes a look on the timber floorings as well as door framework, expressive of the neighboring sea. A classic seascape hangs over an antique butcher block, resembling the kitchen’s ocean-inspired scheme.
5. Indian Farmhouse Kitchen
The estate of the Kasliwal family members– proprietors of the famous Indian fashion jewelry residence Munnu the Gem Palace– remains in a transformed cowshed on the borders of Jaipur.
In the kitchen, the custom-made kitchen cabinetry was made by a regional craftsmen; brass containers hold wheat, rice, as well as various other grains.
6. FASHIONABLE CITY LIVING
Like the majority of Manhattan homes, developer Kimille Taylor’s Upper West Side residence has a pint-sized kitchen– yet that does not suggest she needed to compromise design. The trendy area has a Bertazzoni stove, a Fisher & Paykel fridge, and also marble counters. The metro ceramic tile is from Home Depot as well as the special floor covering is oak repainted with a customized design.
7. CHARMING AND COLORFUL
Textile impresario John Robshaw’s Connecticut lodge is charming and also vibrant. Even if the kitchen is small does not indicate it is any type of much less lively. The kitchen’s sofa is by Richard Wrightman, the sink installations are by Newport Brass, the ceiling lights are by Restoration Hardware, the counter tops are marble, as well as the custom-made dhurrie is by Robshaw. The wall surfaces are repainted in Rose Quartz as well as the cabinets in Starry Night, both by Benjamin Moore.
8. WEEKEND BREAK RETREAT KITCHEN
Amanda Seyfried’s Catskills hideaway, developed by General Assembly, is an elegant (as well as a little quieter) alternate to Hamptons living. Inside the kitchen, ideal for amusing in spite of the restricted square-footage, the array as well as hood are by Wolf, the Whitehaus sink is fitted with a Kallista tap, and also the backsplash is of ceramic tiles by Heath Ceramics. The island has a counter top of Caesarstone, both of necklace lights are by Tom Dixon, and also the cabinets are repainted in Aganthus Green by Benjamin Moore.
9. ALL-WHITE KITCHEN WITH VIBRANT ACCENTS
In a Brooklyn condominium possessed by wallpaper expert Kate Reynolds, the kitchen counters are Calacatta Gold marble, the backsplash floor tile is by Waterworks, the array is by Capital, the feces are from ABC Carpet & Home and also the light is by Apparatus.
10. DARK CABINETRY
In Emmy Rossum’s timeless New York City house, the extended kitchen room has a variety as well as hood by Bertazzoni, the cabinets are by Scavolini, the antique jogger is from Stark as well as the picture is by Roger Mayne.
11. CITY KITCHEN WITH A COUNTRY FEEL
This New York house’s kitchen flaunts an array by Wolf, the sink as well as installations are by Lefroy Brooks, the cabinets is by Smallbone of Devizes, and also the Bertoia barstool is by Knoll.
12. COMFY MOUNTAINTOP KITCHEN
Created by Ken Fulk, this comfortable Montana kitchen showcases a variety and also hood by Thermador as well as the customized island is made from cherry timber with an oak butcher-block kitchen counter. The feces are by Christian Liaigre, the backsplash floor tiles are by Pewabic Pottery, and also the necklace lights are by Niche.
13. SMALL SPACE WITH STATEMENT ARTWORK
Developer Stephan Jones and also San Francisco art dealership Francis Mill transformed a previous storehouse area right into an art-filled house. The kitchen is no exemption: the declaration wall surface sculpture is by Manuel Neri. The cabinets is by Henrybuilt, the kitchen counters are PentalQuartz, the tap is by Dornbracht, as well as the feces are by Overgaard & Dyrman.
14. A MODERN FINISH
A 1930s Connecticut weekend break residence obtains a modern remodeling; In the kitchen, the island has a top of refined Carrara marble, the wall surface ceramic tiles are by Waterworks, the cooktop is Viking, as well as the feces are by York Street Studio; the 19th-century Windsor chair is a family members antique, as well as the 1920s English necklaces are from BK Antiques.
15. LOADED WITH ANTIQUES
A classic French musician’s table acts as the kitchen island in this Hamptons house. The cooktop is by Wolf, the sink and also installations are by Waterworks, and also the dishwashing machine is by GE; the join the ceiling light beams is initial to your house.
16. MINIMAL YET PLAYFUL
In a minimal New York City house with stands out of shade, a slim kitchen functions kitchen cabinetry by Bulthaup, a counter top as well as sink by Corian, installations by Vola, as well as a stove as well as cooktop by Gaggenau. The light is by Bega, and also the flooring is terrazzo.
17. A TABLE FOR TWO
A set of 19th-century English chairs and also a Kartell table fit completely right into the edge of this little Brazilian kitchen in a São Paulo structure.
18. TYPICAL KITCHEN WITH EXTRA SHELVES
In Marisa Tomei’s residence, the small kitchen is noted by a Saarinen table coupled with 1940s French yard chairs. The variety is by Viking, the dish washer is by Asko and also the floor covering is cork.
19. FARMHOUSE KITCHEN WITH RUSTIC STYLE
In a Woodstock, New York hideaway, a horse glimpses right into the kitchen, which showcases customized beadboard cabinets, a Rohl sink as well as a classic Moroccan carpet.
20. TRADITIONAL BLACK AND WHITE FLAIR
In a Southampton residence developed by Steven Gambrel, the small kitchen is identified by polished, black metro ceramic tile on the wall surfaces. The tiling on the flooring is timeless French as well as the white hood is customizeded.
21. MODERN AND UNDERSTATED
In a Moscow apartment or condo developed by Olga Kulikovskaia-Ashby, necklace lights by Tom Dixon hang over a black table in a charming kitchen. The chairs are by Vitra and also home plates on the counter are by Seletti.
22. COMFY COOKING SPACE
In the Connecticut kitchen of devices developers Richard Lambertson as well as John Truex’s Connecticut kitchen, a manufacturing facility feces from London includes commercial design to an or else enchanting, nation trendy area.
23. Beach House
A windy, beachy Southampton residence coming from style exec Scott Currie has a kitchen that– regardless of its seaside place– shows a moderate nation visual. The farmhouse-style ceramic sink is from Rohl as well as the installations are by Samuel Heath & Sons.
In designer and also antiquarians Carlos Aparicio’s French-Scandinavian kitchen in Miami, a stylish marble island is coupled with Swedish feces by Jonas Lindvall.
25. NEW ENGLAND COOKING SPACE
In this Cape Cod home, the small kitchen’s personalized cabinets is repainted in Tanner’s Brown, and also the wall surfaces remain in Cream, both by Farrow & Ball. The kitchen counters are butcher block, the sink installations are by Waterworks and also the Wedgewood range is antique.
26. Swedish Kitchen
Created by Gert Wingardh, this Swedish kitchen’s customized kitchen counters as well as shelving are birch, the stove as well as cooktop are by Gaggenau as well as the antique cooktop in the foreground is initial to your house.
27. FLAWLESSLY MONOCHROMATIC
Magdalena Björnsdotter and also Erik Björklund covered their century-old farmhouse in country Sweden in intense white paint. The black as well as white kitchen consists of a flea-market table, industrial-style chairs as well as a metal-and-driftwood necklace light by Olsson & Jensen.
28. Kitchen of Manhattan
The kitchen of a Manhattan condominium made by Temple St. Clair showcases Carrara-marble counters as well as a customized stainless-steel hood and also storage space system; the cooktop is by Wolf.
29. Wall Surface
The wall surface of tailor-made cabinets in star hair stylist Frédéric Fekkai’s Manhattan kitchen is Shaker-inspired and also developed right into the room behind the stairs.
30. Saarinen Table in the kitchen
In a New York apartment or condo, Bertoia side chairs border a Saarinen table in the kitchen; the Akari light sculpture is by Isamu Noguchi, the candle holders are by Ted Muehling, the cabinets is personalized as well as the Tara sink installations are by Dornbracht.
31. STASH BOOKS UP ABOVE
Inside the residence of Mark Badgley and also James Mischka, shelfs are positioned up to the ceiling to earn area for their several recipe books.
32. Jewelry Expert Alexis Bittar’s Kitchen
Jewelry expert Alexis Bittar’s kitchen in her Brooklyn Heights residence releases retro feelings many thanks to its checkerboard floor tile job. The numerous patterns utilized include deepness to the room.
33. COUNTER-SIDE DINING
In Coldplay guitar player Jonny Buckland’s residence, the kitchen cabinets and also hood are custom-made styles, the barstools by Lawson-Fenning are covered in a natural leather by Edelman, and also the cent floor tiles are by Ann Sacks.
34. RUSTIC STORAGE
Design Anne Bannert made the mahogany top for this kitchen’s 1950 wood-fired outdoor grill. The copper hood is from the exact same years, and also the steel chair was discovered at the regional dump.
35. Kitchen Counters
This New York small apartment’s personalized cabinets is paintinged in Benjamin Moore’s Dove Wing.
The kitchen counters are Caesarstone, and also the meals are from Restoration Hardware. Metro floor tile offers a feeling of visibility to the tiny location.
36. Warm Kitchen
In his kitchen in New York’s East Village, indoor developer Rayman Boozer developed a warm, welcoming area by saturating almost every readily available surface area in lemon-yellow paint. A satisfied, low-priced improvement, it provides this small room a welcoming nation really feel, also in the facility of the city.
37. IMPACTFUL COLOR
The kitchen counter tops are put concrete, and also the doors, home window frameworks as well as custom-made cabinets are all paintinged in a customized shade that aids the solitary row of counter tops make a little bit effect in this Greek residence.
In the kitchen of a London level created by Alex Papachristidis, 19th-century neoclassical prints from John Rosselli International are shown versus Nina Campbell’s Tamarin wallpaper from Osborne & Little. Hanging the pots high up on the wall surface conserves significant cabinet room.
39. Kitchen Renovation
In the kitchen of a Manhattan residence developed by Jonathan Adler, the cabinets are repainted an intense Tulip Red from Fine Paints of Europe. The brilliant shade sidetracks the eye from the area’s dilemmas.
40. Kondomium Kitchen
Furnishings tycoon Ashley Stark’s Manhattan apartment or condo kitchen includes lights from Chameleon Fine Lighting. The duct hood as well as cooktop are by Wolf as well as the dish washer is by Bosch.
41. White Kitchen
Developer Kevin Byrne’s white kitchen– component of his 703-square-foot house– attributes tailor-made matte-lacquer cabinets with Corian counters and also backsplashes.
42. DARK YET INVITING
The kitchen in this neutral NYC home includes cabinets lacquered in a personalized color by Donald Kaufman Color, verifying dark tones do not constantly highlight a space’s small dimension.
43. VIBRANT CORNER
Rule chairs with silk pillows border a Saarinen table concealed in a cheerful edge of the kitchen in this vibrant house. The wall surfaces are lined with classic silk paper, the art work are by, from left, Rachel Lee Hovnanian, James Nares, Steven Klein (leading), as well as Mark Shaw, as well as the tv is by Samsung.
44. EXTRA-LARGE ART
In Aerin Lauder’s East Hampton residence, the kitchen lighting fixture is from Ann-Morris Antiques, the feces are classic Frances Elkins, and also the lithograph is by Ellsworth Kelly. The art’s plus size in fact makes the space really feel bigger, as well as includes aesthetic passion to the or else vacant wall surface.
45. POPS OF BLACK
The thick black lines that run throughout this kitchen in a Hamptons house offer the perception that it’s larger compared to it really is. The room consists of a Viking oven with a tailor-made hood, an Ikea clock as well as personalized cabinets with Restoration Hardware manages.
46. Kitchen Kabinet
The kitchen cabinets in this Wisconsin house is customizeded, and also matches the kitchen’s wall surface. This develops a smooth appearance that sidetracks the eye from the area’s minimal room. The stove and also cooktop are by Gaggenau, and also the stainless-steel kitchen counters were made by a dining establishment supply firm; the duct hood is by Miele, the dish washer is by Bosch, as well as the sink installations are by Arwa.
47. REPAINT INSIDE THE CUPBOARDS
Hand-painted glass wares and also collections of china end up being the prime focus in this small kitchen of a Connecticut home made by Lou Marotta. The cabinet’s light blue support attracts the eye straight to the declaration products.
48. ACCENT WALL CHIC
49. OVER THE TOP COLOR
50. CABINETRY CUSTOM
51. KITCHEN FEATURES
52. STOVE SIDE DINING
53. SAVVY STORAGE OPTIONS
54. DARK & SLEEK
55. MODERN GALLEY KITCHEN