Kitchens are essential part of any home and we all want spacious and well-appointed kitchen. But with the on-going trend of micro-homes and downsizing, kitchens are also shrinking. How do you manage to maintain the same efficiency, style and organisation of large kitchens when given with much reduced spaces? Here are 25 small and efficient kitchen ideas and designs to give you styling and planning inspiration.
Love the vintage charm and style? This small galley kitchen is all vintage and efficiency. Both sides of the kitchen are kept busy while the middle is left open for efficient movement. The vintage black and white floor and enchanting curtain keeps things interesting and charming.
Something Old, Something New
Renovating a dated kitchen can be challenging, especially if you’re facing to change good designs. Solve the problem by compromising. Keep the amazing old pieces and incorporate them into the sleeker and newer kitchen designs. This tiny kitchen features modern efficiency and charming old world design.
Charming Country Kitchen
Small doesn’t have to be boring. This minuscule country house kitchen is compact, charming and efficient. The design takes advantage of every space available – the wall, top of the fridge and shelve supports are all expedient and space-savers.
Cozy Breakfast Corner
This small and adorable breakfast corner is off the traffic and doesn’t take up space. Remove the table and you have window seats. You can also use the space under the seats for additional storage,
Minimalism is a big favourite among top kitchen ideas and designs. Clean lines, light colours and uncomplicated fixtures all help create that illusion of order and space. The bare floor, metal stools, and plain cabinets all work to highlight the chic minimalist theme.
Painting walls white will make the room appear bigger. But if white is too glaring or too stark for you, go for the off-white alternatives. This tiny kitchen looks bigger and beautiful, thanks to its almost white walls, and light grey cabinets.
A Splash of Gold
A touch of gold in the lampshade and cabinet hardware and combined with light grey furniture is enough to give an impact on your small kitchen.
Great kitchen ideas and designs always include remarkable cabinetry. Shift the focus from the limited space to something innovative and astounding. This cool kitchen cabinet assembly is unique, striking and functional.
L-Shaped Kitchen Island
Adding a double duty furniture is such a great renovation idea. This kitchen, for example, places L-shaped kitchen island with a storage to organize cooking books and other kitchen related stuff.
Keeping your kitchen neat and uncluttered is halfway through making it appear bigger. Keep the counters clear and cabinets organised. These kitchen drawer organisers will keep all your kitchen stuff in place, away from plain sight yet within easy reach.
A simple makeover can be done by adding a statement. This small kitchen goes with a pair of industrial pendant lights to complement the farmhouse style adopted in the space.
Rich Kitchen Details
This small kitchen is rich in style! Following the white colour rule for small spaces, the room uses a lot of fabulous color details to break the monotony.
Practical Floating Shelves
Floating shelves are the best storage option for cramped spaces. Unlike cabinets, the open shelves offer flexible storage and organising options without visually hampering the space. The clean lines of the uncluttered shelves are modern and neat.
A Strip Rug
Simply add a texture to your small kitchen for an effective transformation.
When your kitchen is this colourful and animated, who will complain about its diminutive size? Leaving the overhead open is an incredible design feat, extending the vision upward. It provides the room the breathing space it needs, else it would appear cramped.
Classic and Elegant
Keep things classy and ageless with elegant colour themes. It also helps to visually expand the room. To break down the stark whiteness, splurge on charming rustic touches. This tiny kitchen uses a lot of wood details on it counters, shelves and displayed kitchen implements. Charming, clean and elegant.
This barn-style kitchen island can act as a dining area in the space. You can also opt for a rustic bench instead of stools.
Add texture and character to an ordinary small kitchen – by playing with plains and prints. The goal is to take away the attention from the smallness of the room. You can do that by creating eye-catching features down or up. This kitchen added a mix of interesting and unmatched floor tiles and a colourful hard-to-miss wallpaper.
Modern Galley Kitchen
Eclectic, modern and fabulous. This small kitchen makes up its lack of space by going big on design. Something vintage, something creative. This galley kitchen is ultimately modern and efficiently designed.
Chic and Efficient
A few square feet off the corner of the room is all you need for a complete kitchen. This tiny and efficient kitchen is also huge in style. Sensibly yet fashionably decorated with plants, vintage drop lights and an eye-catching rug.
Make a Contrast
You can see how this black lower cabinet creates an incredible contrast to the white walls in the kitchen. So to have this look, you should paint your cabinet in a darker shade to be paired with your neutral walls.
Renovating with a set of new cabinetry is very effective to upgrade your small kitchen.
Smart Saving Organizer
One thing to make your small kitchen less cramp and clutter free is by organizing all your cooking essentials in the jars and grouping other things that do not fit in the jar just like this.
With the limited space, you wouldn’t want to cut the line of vision and make your kitchen space look smaller. This small kitchen looks bigger than its actual size, thanks to the predominantly white colour scheme.
Great Small Kitchen Designs
When space is limited, the galley kitchen plan works best. Everything is against the wall and the middle is cleared for traffic and movement.